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Ruud--William N. (President of UNI)

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1 CME restructure underway
Madden--Jacob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.2
11/5/2015 The Center for Multicultural Education is restructuring itself to be a better resource for students and faculty.
2 Hoping for happily ever after
Wikstrom--Anna (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:14, p.1
10/15/2015 The UNI Homecoming kick off event, "Pride Cry", took place at Lawther Field;students from many organizations performed songs and dances to the theme of "Once upon a time"; photo.
3 Jeopardizing the Union
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:10, p.1
10/1/2015 The UNI LGBTQ and Veterans Association held a "Jeopardy Night" in the Union; students received gift cards as prizes; photo.
4 Welcome, from President Bill Ruud
Ruud--William (President)
Northern Iowan 112:1, p.3
8/27/2015 UNI President Bill Ruud welcomes students to the beginning of the fall 2015 semester; urges students to take advantage of the opportunity to learn; photo.
5 Welcome, from president Bill Ruud
Ruud--William (President)
Northern Iowan 111:54, p.Supp. 2
4/30/2015 A welcome from UNI President Bill Ruud; photo.
6 Wohlpart announced as Provost
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:42, p.2
3/9/2015 Jim Wohlpart has been chosen to be the next Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; photo.
7 Provost search continues
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:35, p.1
2/12/2015 All candidates for the position of provost have completed their formal interviews; photo.
8 NISG Elections: the blog is back
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:31, p.3
1/29/2015 Student Corey Cooling announces the return of the Northern Iowans blog covering the NISG elections; photo.
9 Provost search continues
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:30, p.1
1/26/2015 The search for a new provost is coming to an end; photo.
10 #BoisenForProvost2015
Boisen--Eric (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:29, p.3
1/22/2015 Eric Boisen is sarcastically putting his hat in the ring for the currently open position of Provost at UNI; photo.
11 Broadband brings Obama
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:28, p.1
1/15/2015 President Barack Obama came to Cedar Falls to speak about the importance of competition within the internet service providing market; photo.
12 UNI to host 24-hour day of giving
Public Relations News Release 2014:131, p.1
11/24/2014 UNI will host We Are One, from December 2 to the 3. The day will include 10 challenges issued by university leadership and alumni.
13 Board OK'd job cuts at universities
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:23, p.1
11/17/2014 The Board of Regents approved the cuts of over two-hundred university jobs.
14 United Way "champions" aim high
Alrubh--Fatimah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:23, p.2
11/17/2014 UNI and Cedar Valley United way teamed up to support charities and families in need.
15 Getting together to listen
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:21, p.4
11/10/2014 Rod Library hosted a listening table, a gathering where anyone can talk without being judged; photo.
16 Solidarity
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:21, p.2
11/10/2014 Students gathered outside the Mauker union to show support of those affected by the harmful social media posts.
17 UNI to host Jack Hatch for Education Forum
Public Relations News Release 2014:65, p.1
9/29/2014 UNI will host Jack Hatch for a Governor Candidate Education Forum, October 9, in Maucker Union, Ballroom C. Candidates for governor, the Congressional First District, and the U.S. Senate have been invited to participate in the forums.
18 UNI listed No. 2 in Midwest
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:8, p.1
9/25/2014 The United States News and World Reports named UNI the second best regional public university; photo
19 Pep rally gears students up for Homecoming game
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:7, p.1
9/22/2014 The Homecoming pep rally in McLeod Center included speeches from President Ruud, Defensive Line Coach Bryce Paup, performances by the Pride Cry finalists and the UNI Swim and Dive team, and the crowning of the Homecoming king and queen.
20 Kickoff to Homecoming week
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:6, p.4
9/18/2014 Students crowded Lawther Field to celebrate UNI's Homecoming kickoff.
21 Branstad visits UNI campus; campaigns for upcoming midterm election
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:5, p.1
9/15/2014 Iowa Governor Terry Branstad visited UNI as part of his campaign in upcoming elections; photo.
22 Branstad visits UNI campus; campaigns for upcoming midterm election
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:5, p.1
9/15/2014 Iowa Governor Terry Branstad visited UNI as part of his campaign in upcoming elections; photo.
23 Enrollment stats show overall decrease in students
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:5, p.1
9/15/2014 A report issued by University Relations announced that UNI has a fall 2014 enrollment of 11,928 students; enrollment is 1.9% down from the number enrolled last year.
24 Enrollment stats show overall decrease in students
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:5, p.1
9/15/2014 A report issued by University Relations announced that UNI has a fall 2014 enrollment of 11,928 students; enrollment is 1.9% down from the number enrolled last year.
25 UNI retains rank among top Midwest public universities on U.S. News & World Report list
Public Relations News Release 2014:40, p.1
9/10/2014 UNI retained its No. 2 ranking in the "Best Regional Universities (Midwest)" category for public universities. UNI was also ranked No. 18 on a combined list of all public and private Midwest regional universities.
26 Panthers are back in session; Ruud and NISG welcome students back to campus
Ruud--William (President)
Northern Iowan 111:1, p.1
8/28/2014 President Ruud and NISG leaders outline UNI high points and ask students to take an interest in their campus; urge them to become involved in campus matters; photo.
27 Recruiting new panthers
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:1, p.9
8/28/2014 A sea of purple flooded the McLeod Center as incoming freshmen and transfer students got a taste of what it means to be a Panther at the first annual Panther Kick-Off; photo.
28 UNI's Jacobson Center is recipient of 2014 Richard O. Jacobson Philanthropy Award
Public Relations News Release 2014:12, p.1
8/11/2014 The Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy at UNI is the recipient of the 2014 Richard O. Jacobson Philanthropy Award. The award was presented to UNI President Bill Ruud and Jacobson Center Director Salli Forbes at an event on August 2.
29 2014-15 year in review
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.2
5/1/2014 Reviews different events that occurred in the past year; photo.
30 Follow-up on Student Services Fee
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.3
5/1/2014 Corrects a statement made about the Student Services Fee that was printed in the April 28 issue of the Northern Iowan.
31 Welcome from the university's president
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 1
5/1/2014 President Ruud welcomes students and faculty to a new year at UNI.
32 UNI prepares for spring Commencement
Public Relations News Release 2013:269, p.1
4/29/2014 UNI will host three spring Commencements this year. The ceremony for graduate degrees is May 9. The ceremony for undergraduate degrees are on May 10 and 11. All ceremonies will be held in the McLeod Center.
33 Budget approval means tuition freeze for UNI
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:54, p.2
4/28/2014 The Iowa House and Senate approved a $986 million education budget that includes a four percent funding increase for the three Regent universities. An additional $2.625 million in special funding will allow UNI to freeze tuition for next academic year.
34 More transparency needed for SSF. Administration should re-examine fee process
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:54, p.4
4/28/2014 Author would like an to know why President Ruud approved an additional $25 to the Student Services Fee for athletics without the recommendation of the Student Service Fee Committee. The student body also recommended against the additional fee; photo
35 Committee unaware of fee hike
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.1
4/24/2014 A $25 increase in the Student Services Fee for 2015 was passed without the knowledge of several Student Services Fee Committee members. The fee funds services such as NISG, the Northern Iowan, and athletics; photo.
36 Gibson to resign
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.1
4/21/2014 Gloria Gibson will resign as provost, effective June 30, 2014. Then an interim provost will serve until the vacant position can be filled. She has done a lot of work to promote diversity on campus.
37 Bass brings vast experience to CSBS
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:51, p.1
4/17/2014 Brenda Bass has been named the new Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. She has been with UNI since 1996. She is excited about this new opportunity.
38 Madsen reflects on student services fee decision
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:50, p.1
4/14/2014 Thomas Madsen and Blake Findley approved the Board of Regents' request to remove $25 of funding for athletics from the General Education Fund. This money will be converted to the Student Services Fee fund. Some argue this may not be the right decision.
39 BOR holds spending review forum at UNI
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:49, p.1
4/10/2014 The UNI community had the opportunity to meet representatives from Deloitee Consulting firm. The firm was hired by the Board of Regents to help Iowa's universities spend money more efficiently.
40 UNI loses student to drunken driver
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:49, p.3
4/10/2014 UNI student Dawson Besler was killed by a drunk driver. He was a junior business management major.
41 UNI student passes away in C.F. hospital
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:49, p.3
4/10/2014 UNI student Jared Trimble died in a Cedar Falls hospital this past week. The cause of his death has not been released to the public.
42 Future teaches make the next step
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:48, p.1
4/7/2014 The College of Education inducted 200 students into its teacher education program. Over sixty students attended the induction ceremony. After the ceremony, students and their families were invited to a reception in the lobby of the GBPAC; photo.
43 Heroes convene at Rod
Beyerink--Lindy Ann (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:46, p.1
3/31/2014 Rod Library hosted a Mini Comic Con event with about 1,200 people in attendance. The event featured several different discussions as well as artwork and a costume contest. Comic shops The Core and Limited Edition sponsored the costume contest; photo.
44 Induction of future teachers at UNI is April 2
Public Relations News Release 2013:218, p.1
3/26/2014 More than 200 students will be inducted into the UNI Teacher Education Program and are invited to participate in the induction ceremony. There will be a reception in the lobby following induction for the students and their families.
45 Pledges give aid to kids
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:41, p.1
3/3/2014 Many students participated in UNI's third annual Dance Marathon. UNI Dance Marathon was able to raise $176,498.03 for the Iowa Children's Hospital and the Children's Miracle Network. It was a great way for students to help families in need; photo.
46 Panthers storm the capitol
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:40, p.1
2/27/2014 Many UNI students and faculty when to the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines for the second annual UNI Day at the Capitol. They were able to tell stories about the people at UNI to show the representatives UNI's impact on Iowa.
47 UNI groups bond over Times trivia
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:39, p.1
2/24/2014 The New York Times sponsored a trivia night at UNI. Groups from all over campus came together to compete for the grand prize of $125. Many students and faculty enjoyed bonding throughout the night; photo.
48 'UNI Day' to be held at Iowa Capitol Feb. 24
Public Relations News Release 2013:181, p.1
2/18/2014 UNI will host UNI Day at the Statehouse at the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines. The even highlights UNI programs to express the importance of UNI to the state. Alumni are encouraged to attend.
49 Regents discuss audits and faculty resignations
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:35, p.1
2/10/2014 Student organizations, intramurals, and sports clubs at UNI are being audited to make sure they are operating as they should. President Ruud is confident the audit will help the university's organizations.
50 Censure decision will be made in June
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:33, p.3
2/3/2014 UNI is facing possible censure from the American Association of University Professors. The case against UNI comes from the university's decision to terminate dozens of majors, minors, and graduate programs in 2012, allegedly without consultation.

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