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Patton--Philip Lee (Class of 1970; Registrar)

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1 UNI prepares for fall Commencement
Public Relations News Release 2014:139, p.1
12/8/2014 The fall commencement ceremony will take place December 20 in the McLeod Center. Approximately 650 graduates will participate in Commencement. Seating for the event is on a first-come, first-served basis.
2 Class scheduling changes introduced at NISG meeting
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:17, p.2
10/25/2013 For the 2014 fall semester, the Office of the Registrar is adding a 75-minute class slot on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; a Saturday morning class slot; and a three-hour class slot at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays.
3 Graduation rates for UNI Class of 2013 down from previous years
Woolson--Brooks Michael (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:48, p.1
4/12/2013 The number of graduating students in 2013 is down from the graduating class of 2012. The Registrar says it may be because there are fewer students classified as seniors this year than last year.
4 More UNI students taking extra year to graduate
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:36, p.1
2/19/2013 Students are taking more time to graduate. They need to work more hours and therefore must take fewer credits. Double majors in particular take extra time.
5 Faculty Senate debates access to course graduation distribution
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:14, p.1
10/12/2012 Senate shows support of making grade distributions more public. Senate members discuss concerns and implications of this decision. Business student gives supporting opinion.
6 Student questions information disclosure by Study Abroad
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:51, p.1
4/17/2012 Rebecca Byrne believes that Excel attachments to an E-mail that listed names, E-mail addresses, UNI ID numbers, emergency contact numbers, and the emergency contact relationship violated federal law.
7 Record analyst process changed to two-week period
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:18, p.1
10/28/2011 Checking to see if a student has enough hours to graduate used to be by appointment. This year a two week open house is being tried. Some students have had disappointing experiences with the experiment; photo.
8 New registration system getting mixed reactions
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:51, p.1
4/19/2011 Registrar deals with problems in the co-requisites. Students are urged to look at their student planner and shopping cart at the Student Center to aid in planning. Students do like the ease of finding courses.
9 New game plan for spring commencement
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:46, p.1
4/1/2011 Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States, will give the Commencement address to the May 2011 UNI graduates and their families; photo.
10 Seniors will graduate in Dome; it's two ceremonies instead of one
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:44, p.1
3/22/2011 Two graduation ceremonies will be held in the Dome on May 8 to shorten the ceremony and allow more visitors and family to attend; photo.
11 UNI prepares for commencement.
Public Relations News Release 2010:165, p.1
12/10/2010 More than 900 students who have completed their degrees during the fall semester are eligible to participate in the ceremony. This year's commencement speaker is Jenna Humpal, an individual studies major from Ridgeway.
12 More students are calling UNI home
Funk--Dakota John (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:5, p.1
9/14/2010 Enrollment is up this fall for the fourth year in a row. 13,201 students are attending classes.
13 University of Northern Iowa provides spring schedule packet online only
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.1
11/10/2009 The well known class schedule books are no longer available. In the continuing effort toward sustainability, the class schedule book is now online. This move will save money and be more efficient; photo.
14 Faculty divided over shorter semesters, longer classes
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.5
10/27/2009 A proposal to have fourteen week semesters and longer class periods has met differing opinions among faculty members. The proposal will be brought up at the next Faculty Senate Meeting.
15 Withdrawing from classes can affect students
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.1
10/20/2009 Registrar Phil Patton notes that students are not reimbursed for tuition paid for dropped classes. Help is available on a case by case basis for drops after the deadline that result in an F. There is a procedure to get the F changed to a W.
16 College Bound: Iowa's new admissions requirement affects today's high school seniors
Public Relations News Release 2008:245, p.1
12/1/2008 This year's college-bound Iowa high school seniors will be the first who can gain guaranteed admission with the new Regent Admission Index for the fall 2009 semester. The RAI combines four factors that strongly predict success at Regent Universities.
17 Gilchrist arsonist let out of jail; sentenced to 30 years, let out after 10 months
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:5, p.1
9/16/2008 Tanner Wilkens was released at the end of August and put on probation for two to five years; heavy damage to Gilchrist Hall has caused considerable inconvenience; photo.
18 College Bound: Balance high school education with jump-start on college credit
Public Relations News Release 2007:557, p.1
4/7/2008 The Iowa Legislature is considering a bill to make dual enrollment more accessible for high school students.
19 UNI spring enrollment shows increase over 2007
Public Relations News Release 2007:388, p.1
1/30/2008 Spring semester enrollment shows 11,768 students registered for classes.
20 College Bound: By law, college students' information cannot be released to parents
Public Relations News Release 2007:269, p.1
11/5/2007 The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act protects the privacy of student education records.
21 Sentence handed down for arsonists
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:16, p.4
10/19/2007 Aaron Lessmeier and Tanner Wilkens were sentenced to thirty years in prison and ordered to repay $2 million following their convictions of setting fire to Gilchrist Hall and other buildings in 2005.
22 College Bound: Early planning in high school makes for more relaxing senior year
Public Relations News Release 2007:132, p.1
9/4/2007 Phil Patton gives advice for college planning for high school students.
23 UNI's Patton assumes interim leadership position
Public Relations News Release 2007:31, p.1
6/26/2007 Brief biographical profile of Philip Patton.
24 UNI spring enrollment is up
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:35, p.5
2/6/2007 Gains in every classification of students noted for the spring semester. Retention of students from fall to spring stands at 95 per cent.
25 UNI spring enrollment announced
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/24/2007 Enrollment for the spring semester totals 11,518 students.
26 Admissions requirements to change soon
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:25, p.6
11/21/2006 A new formula for admission to college comprised of four components: high school grade point average, number of core academic classes, class rank, and ACT or SAT score.
27 One year later, Gilchrist Hall remains closed
Toppin--Ryan W. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 103:11, p.1
10/3/2006 Officials talk about how the university has responded to the fire in Gilchrist Hall; investigation still proceeding; negotiations with insurance company probably drawing to close.
28 From UNI to Iraq
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:10, p.3
9/29/2006 Eight UNI students, members of the National Guard or Army Reserve, have been called to serve in Iraq. UNI is very understanding in this sudden change in a student's life.
29 Transfer enrollment at UNI down, transfer enrollment up
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:6, p.1
9/15/2006 Drop in enrollment falls in line with earlier projections. Registrar Phil Patton thinks enrollment will increase in the next few years; photo.
30 Fall enrollment at University of Northern Iowa shows more freshmen; decline in transfer students
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
9/6/2006 The fall enrollment of freshmen increased while the enrollment of transfer students decreased, resulting in an overall enrollment of 12,260.
31 Honors' requirements strengthened
Northern Iowan 102:55, p.1
4/28/2006 Changes announced to qualify for Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, and Summa Cum Laude honors.
32 UNI registrar addresses Iowa House Education Committee: Are Iowa high school students prepared for college and the workplace?
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/18/2006 Philip Patton gave presentation to the Iowa House Education Committee. A copy of his speech is provided.
33 Saturday, Dec. 17
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
12/12/2005 Five UNI senior cadets will be commissioned as second lieutenants for the ROTC; UNI Commencement ceremonies will include various speakers.
34 Enrollment up due to new recruitment efforts, says Koob
Meeker--Georgia Kaye (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:6, p.4
9/16/2005 Overall enrollment is down and stands at 12,513 for the fall semester. That is mainly due to graduating the largest number of students in UNI history during last school year; the number of freshmen, transfer, and graduate students is up; photo.
35 New freshman, transfer and graduate student enrollments up at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/7/2005 Enrollment in up this year for new freshmen, transfers, and graduate students. Fall enrollment stands at 12,513.
36 New database collects personal information from students
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:61, p.1
7/22/2005 Database will house information about students age sixteen and older, including gender and ethnicity.
37 Enrollment down but students still like summer classes
Schindel--Christine (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 101:58, p.1
6/24/2005 Summer school is a good way to stay on track to graduate or to raise GPA, but fewer students enroll every summer.
38 Despite rumors liberal arts core is here to stay
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:34, p.1
2/4/2005 The rumors about the demise of Personal Wellness in the Liberal Arts Core are false.
39 UNI spring enrollment announced
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
1/25/2005 11,896 students are registered for classes this semester.
40 Web registration a pain for some; students offer advice for improvement
Turnage--Mark A. (Class of 2008)
Northern Iowan 101:27, p.9
12/7/2004 Suggestions include lengthening the time available for registration and moving the survey to the end of the registration process; photo.
41 Enrollment drops, but still above target number
Vande Zandschulp--Jessica (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:9, p.1
9/28/2004 Enrollment for the fall is 12,824.
42 Record graduation numbers aid UNI in achieving enrollment target
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
9/8/2004 President Koob believes the state budget allows for enrollment to be between 12,700 and 12,900. Enrollment for the fall semester is 12,824.
43 UNI spring enrollment down from previous year's
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
1/3/2004 Spring enrollment is down by 605 students from spring of 2003 to 12,396 students.
44 New UNI computer program gives students tool to help them graduate on time
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
11/6/2003 New Plan of Study online tool to help students plot their educational experience.
45 Board of Regents to meet at the University of Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
10/9/2003 Several UNI pertinent issues will be on the docket.
46 UNI reaches enrollment goal
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 100:7, p.1
9/23/2003 The fall 2003 enrollment is 13,441; photo.
47 UNI reaches enrollment goal, sets graduation record
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
9/15/2003 Fall enrollment is 13,441; largest class of 3,016 graduates in spring 2003.
48 Co-curricular transcript?
Crane--Ryan P. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:4, p.1
9/12/2003 Students and instructors are developing a resume and a verified record of co-curricular activities online for students to release with their transcript.
49 New Presidential Scholars to begin studies at University of Northern Iowa campus
Public Relations News Release 2002:573, p.1
6/19/2003 UNI Presidential Scholarships awarded; recipients listed.
50 Merchant Scholarship recipients announced at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2002:565, p.1
6/9/2003 Paul Olson, Molly Stehn, Jill Bryant, Lucas Messer, and Emily Russell win Merchant Scholarship.


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