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Robbins--Jan C. (English Faculty)

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1 UNI to recognize retirees Saturday, April 29
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/26/2006 Annual recognition ceremony honors seventeen retirees this year.
2 Agenda set for Critical Writing Contest to be held at the University of Northern Iowa on April 7
Public Relations News Release 1994:366, p.1
4/3/1995 UNI will host the 1995 Celebrating Critical Writing Contest and Conference April 7.
3 Summer fellowships announced
Campus News Network 3:11, p.1
2/8/1993 Roster of winners and their topics of research.
4 Pulitzer Prize winner to keynote University of Northern Iowa 'Student as Critic' Conference Friday (April 6)
Public Relations News Release 1989:506, p.1
3/29/1990 William Kennedy speaks at the UNI Auditorium for the eighteenth annual Renninger lecture, sponsored by the Department of English Languge and Literature.
5 First amendment rights -- should flag burning be against the law?
Public Relations News Release 1988:553, p.1
7/10/1989 Jan Robbins says being able to burn the flag is proof we live in a political democracy. The U.S. Constitution is a hard document to amend, and Robbins wasn't surprised about the recent Supreme Court decision upholding the right to burn the flag.
6 Debate continues over artwork
Miller--Jennifer C. (Student--1989-1990)
Northern Iowan 85:57, p.1
5/5/1989 Professor Robbins brings matter of removal of art work to Faculty Senate.
7 Writing conference is today
Northern Iowan 85:49, p.5
4/7/1989 Schedule for the Student as Critic Conference.
8 Interrelationship of writing to all academic disciplines, variety of other topics to be featured in Northern Iowa's annual 'Student as Critic.'
Public Relations News Release 1988:386, p.1
4/3/1989 The Conference focuses on critical writing and thinking. Best selling novelist Kurt Vonnegut will be the topic of several programs. List of conference sessions and who presenting.
9 What's Up
Northern Iowan 85:33, p.3
1/31/1989 Meetings and activities.
10 Regents approve Professional Development Leaves for 23 Northern Iowa faculty.
Public Relations News Release 1988:236, p.1
1/11/1989 Thirteen leaves planned for the fall semester, six for the sping semster and four for the academic year.
11 Northern Iowa names operations auditor, acting dean, acting department heads.
Public Relations News Release 1988:49, p.1
9/15/1988 Timothy McKenna, John Somervill, Ruth Anderson, Mohammed Fahmy, Russell E. TePaske, Marion Thompson and Robert Ward named new positions.
12 A question of ethics; how education meets the task
Nonpareil 71:3, p.2
7/1/1987 Survey of UNI faculty's efforts to incorporate ethics into a variety of courses; photo.
13 UNI Business, personnel items approved by Regents
Public Relations News Release 1987:347, p.1
4/23/1987 Professor Jan Robbins is replaced by Robert Ward as head of the Department of English. John Stalberger is named director of public safety after the retirement of Rollin G. Evers. The Education Center, Gilchrist Hall, and Dome see renovations and repairs.
14 Finances may limit headship searches
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:50, p.4
4/7/1987 Problem arises when a department head resigns as head but does not leave the faculty.
15 Robbins will return to teaching
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:33, p.3
1/30/1987 Jan Robbins will give up position as head of the English Department July 31, 1987; has been head for 11 years; photo.
16 General education to impact staffing distribution
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:19, p.1
10/31/1986 Faculty and administrators speculate on ways to meet increased or shifted instructional needs.
17 Electives proposal spurs controversy
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:11, p.1
10/3/1986 Faculty are divided in opinion on recent action that dropped a required 18 hours of electives.
18 Gen. ed. requirements discussed
Northern Iowan 82:45, p.6
3/28/1986 Discusses the different options available to fill the Humanities and Fine Arts general education classes.
19 Workshops to develop critical thinking, reading, writing skills featured at Iowa student as critic conference at UNI April 11
Public Relations News Release 1986:320, p.1
3/24/1986 There will be sixteen workshops with a number of different topics offered at the sixth annual conference; all but five of the workshops are taught by UNI professors; evening activities include a reception, a lecture, and an awards ceremony.
20 M. Phil needs revisions
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 82:39, p.5
2/28/1986 Professor Jim Chadney feels the Master of Philosophy degree might not have enough marketability.
21 Departments feel crunch: Reversion of funds
Northern Iowan 82:34, p.1
2/11/1986 Administrators tell how the reversion will hurt their departments.
22 New, acting heads in five departments
Alumnus 70:2, p.7
7/1/1985 William Lew in Art; Vincent Faherty in Social Work; James Burrow in Information Management; Robley Wilson in English; and Virgil Noack in Home Economics.
23 Art, social work heads named
Northern Iowan 81:57, p.3
6/14/1985 William Lew will head Art; Vince Faherty will head Social Work; Robley Wilson will be acting head of English; Jim Burrow will be acting head of Information Management.
24 Committee studies possibility of journalism major at UNI
Walton--Thomas Herrity (Class of 1986)
Northern Iowan 81:52, p.1
4/23/1985 Committee attempting to develop journalism minor into a major; students currently select public relations as major because it is close to journalism.
25 Conference activities scheduled
Northern Iowan 81:49, p.11
4/12/1985 Schedule for Student as Critic Conference.
26 Organization behind McElroy Symposia is described
Northern Iowan 80:54, p.14
4/24/1984 Jon Hall talks about the program.
27 Western literature discussion held
Benning--Carol (Student--1984)
Northern Iowan 80:14, p.13
10/18/1983 Highlights of the conference.
28 Western Literature conference held
Northern Iowan 80:11, p.6
10/4/1983 Several UNI staff will participate in conference.
29 "Critic" conference today
Northern Iowan 79:47, p.4
4/8/1983 Schedule for Student as Critic Conference.
30 English serves as background
Old Gold 0:0, p.29
6/1/1982 A good English program prepares students in a variety of careers and provides an excellent background; photo.
31 WCP presenting Williams classic
Northern Iowan 78:27, p.10
1/19/1982 Several UNI people will play roles.
32 Catch 'Hay Fever' from WCP
Northern Iowan 78:6, p.12
9/18/1981 Jan Robbins will play Richard Greatham; photo.
33 State universities threatened
Northern Iowan 77:55, p.1
5/12/1981 Campus administrators talk about budget shortfalls and difficulties.
34 Robbins acts on community stage
Northern Iowan 77:27, p.13
1/23/1981 Professor Robbins will act in WCP production.
35 Council clarifies grad hours
Northern Iowan 77:15, p.5
10/28/1980 Graduate Council considers what should constitute a full course load for graduate students.
36 Name droppers
Northern Iowan 77:3, p.12
9/9/1980 Recent accomplishments of Geraldine LaRocque, Jan Robbins, Gordon Rhum, Grace Hovet, and Ronald Bro are listed.
37 Regents approve change of status for five UNI faculty
Public Relations News Release 1980:29, p.1
8/22/1980 The Board of Regents approved an appointment of a director of teaching education, two acting deans, and two acting department heads.
38 Press freedom?
Northern Iowan 76:28, p.8
1/22/1980 Jan Robbins will present "The Economics of Press Freedom: The British Experience 1930-1970."
39 English Language and Literature
Old Gold 0:0, p.32
6/1/1979 English Language & Literature includes areas of study in Linguistics, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, American Studies & Journalism.
40 Board seeks NI advisor; constitutional amendment also approved
Northern Iowan 75:51, p.13
4/27/1979 The Board of Student Publications is searching for a new advisor for the Northern Iowan.
41 Hiring UNI professors--a long and complex job
Rank--Dan (Class of 1978)
Northern Iowan 74:36, p.5
2/7/1978 Professors Downey and Robbins talk about the hiring process.
42 Evaluations improve quality of teaching
Northern Iowan 74:28, p.6
12/13/1977 Students and faculty talk about the value of faculty evaluation.
43 Variety of input on assessments
Northern Iowan 74:28, p.7
12/13/1977 Provost Martin talks about the development of the faculty evaluation form.
44 Ready . . . Set . . . Write
UNI Century 5:4, p.6
10/1/1977 UNI will institute a writing competency program in the Fall, 1978; Professor Jan Robbins talks about problems and goals.
45 Senate approves writing program
Northern Iowan 73:33, p.1
1/28/1977 Professor Robbins talks about the new requirement which will go into effect in fall 1978.
46 New heads
Northern Iowan 72:57, p.1
6/16/1976 David Duncan will head Math Department; James Canada will head Home Economics; Joseph Ruffo will head Art; and Jan Robbins will head English.

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