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Ruud--William N. (President of UNI)

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51 Proposed center to study various university issues
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:33, p.3
2/3/2014 A group of UNI staff members recently presented plans for a proposed Center for the Study of Undergraduate Education to Faculty Senate. The center has not been approved yet, but the group has begun a research project.
52 Students jumpstart on diversity
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:31, p.1
1/27/2014 UNI hosted its sixth annual Town Hall on Diversity. Regina Dixon-Reeves, diversity specialist at the University of Chicago, was the keynote speaker for the event. Attendees discussed UNI programs that aid in the diversity of students; photo.
53 President Ruud expresses appreciation for Governor's support of tuition freeze
Public Relations News Release 2013:155, p.1
1/14/2014 President Ruud expresses his thanks to Governor Branstad for the budget recommendations in support of UNI. This will allow UNI to freeze tuition for its second consecutive year. The Governor also supported the $2 million renovation of Schindler.
54 President Ruud named to AASCU Board of Directors
Public Relations News Release 2013:151, p.1
1/6/2014 University of Northern Iowa President Bill Ruud has been named to the 2014 Board of Directors for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). President Ruud will be one of the 15 presidents serving as a director for AASCU.
55 Distinguished awards celebration
Northern Iowa Today 97:1, p.25
1/1/2014 Mark Oman, Beverly Wynn Riess, Matt Harris, and Keith and Joyce Borglum win Heritage Honors Awards; David Martinson, Jackson Baty, and University Book and Supply win President's Philanthropy Awards; photo.
56 Why UNI needs a tuition freeze--and why $10 million matters
Northern Iowa Today 97:1, p.7
1/1/2014 A look at the difficult financial situation of the university. Freezing tuition for the second consecutive year and making permanent last year's $10 million one-time funding would help.
57 Policy changes for pregnant and parenting students
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.2
12/13/2013 UNI's Faculty Senate is working on a policy change to prevent pregnant students from being penalized for missing class due to medical reasons. The changes will become official upon the approval of President Rudd.
58 UNI named to list of nation's top 100 'Best Values in Public Colleges' by Kiplinger's Personal Finance for 2014
Public Relations News Release 2013:144, p.1
12/11/2013 UNI was ranked number 71 in the top 100 "Best Values in Public Colleges" by Kiplinger's Personal finance for 2014. The ranking is based on a combination of outstanding education as well as economic value.
59 UNI School of Music to present International Piano Competition
Public Relations News Release 2013:129, p.1
11/21/2013 UNI School of Music will present the Midwest International Piano Completion. The winner will receive $25,000 as well as a recording contract with Blue Griffin Record label.
60 UNI community gives feedback on higher education reforms
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:24, p.1
11/19/2013 UNI was selected as one of four schools in the nation to hold a public hearing with the U.S. Department of Education about college affordability. Administration is looking to tie federal financial aid to a rating system based on educational value; photo.
61 Veterans kick off first ball
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:23, p.1
11/15/2013 The University of Northern Iowa Veterans Association held its first annual Veterans Ball. President Ruud was the key note speaker. The event was part of UNI's ongoing effort to support incoming veterans on campus; photo.
62 University of Northern Iowa students to honor veterans
Public Relations News Release 2013:114, p.1
11/6/2013 UNI is hosting a variety of events in honor of Veterans Day. These events will pay tribute to past and present service members and promote awareness.
63 First formal military ball to be held at UNI
Harris--Samuel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:18, p.4
10/29/2013 The University of Northern Iowa Veterans Association is kicking off a week of events with their first formal military ball on November 11, Veterans Day. The ball is open to the public. Registration must be completed by November 1.
64 Carve your own President Ruud pumpkin!
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:17, p.5
10/25/2013 Has an outline of President Ruud's face to carve on a pumpkin; photo.
65 Controversial musical hits Strayer-Wood
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:17, p.4
10/25/2013 "Spring Awakening" is a Strayer-Wood Theatre musical that is set to open on October 31. It deals with controversial subjects and is meant for mature audiences only; photo.
66 Remembering a professor, colleague, and friend
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:17, p.1
10/25/2013 Professor Cliff Chancey passed away on October 19. He was a beloved professor and colleague. Funeral services will be held at 10:30a.m. on Saturday, October 26 at First United Methodist Church.
67 Former Olympian addresses UNI
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:16, p.1
10/22/2013 Olympian Anita DeFrantz spoke at the Hall of Excellence induction ceremony. The 2013 inductees included Donald Briggs, Mark Farley, Frederick Pelley, and Debra Stephenson. These are people who have positively represented UNI over the years; photo.
68 UNI students pump up the pep for Homecoming
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:14, p.1
10/15/2013 The finals of the pride cry were held at the Homecoming Pep Rally. Student Admissions Ambassadors/Connecting Alumni to Students won. Dance Marathon came in second, while Alpha Delta Pi and Sigma Alpha Epsilon came in third; photo.
69 Redeker Center reopened
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:13, p.7
10/11/2013 The official grand reopening of the University of Northern Iowa's Redeker Cent and the Panther Village Phase II dedication was held inside the Piazza Dining Center on Wednesday, October 9.
70 Thank you!
Ruud--William (President)
Northern Iowan 110:13, p.5
10/11/2013 Thanks the students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends, and supporters of UNI for their participation in the installation of President Ruud; photo.
71 UNI Hall of Excellence to host speaker and ceremony
Public Relations News Release 2013:86, p.1
10/9/2013 UNI will be hosting Anita DeFrantz, member of the International Olympic Committee, in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Hall of Excellence. This year four people will be inducted into the Hall of Excellence.
72 Ruud joins UNI ass 10th president
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 110:12, p.1
10/8/2013 William Ruud was formally welcomed as the 10th president of UNI. Many students, faculty, and alumni attended the event; photo.
73 UNI helps further 'Healthiest State' initiative
Public Relations News Release 2013:82, p.1
10/7/2013 UNI is joining the movement to make Iowa the healthiest state in the nation. There will be several walks held on October 9 to get people out and moving. President Ruud, Mrs. Ruud, and Mayor Crews will be participating in the walk.
74 An open letter to UNI President William Ruud
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:10, p.3
10/1/2013 Linh Ta talks about the installation of President Ruud. Expresses concern about the different issues UNI is currently facing. Encourages President Ruud to remember his goals, aspirations, and commitment to serving the UNI community.
75 UNI to host statewide TRiO Leadership Conference
Public Relations News Release 2013:69, p.1
9/25/2013 UNI will host the sixth annual TRiO Student Leadership Conference. More than 175 students from schools all across Iowa will attend to develop their leadership skills. TRiO programs are federal outreach programs to help underrepresented students.
76 Reception welcomes LGBT students
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:6, p.4
9/17/2013 The LGBT community had record attendance at the fourth annual Rainbow Reception. This is just one of the many ways UNI is striving to be an open and nonjudgmental university. Many students support efforts of UNI Proud and the LGBT community; photo.
77 UNI hires new UR director
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:6, p.1
9/17/2013 UNI recently hired UNI alumnus Scott Ketelsen as director of University Relations. Mr. Ketelsen knows that UNI has gone through a rough patch, but he thinks the future is very bright.
78 BOR approves big-ticket items
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.1
9/13/2013 UNI's official enrollment this year reached 12,159 students. This number is higher than predicted, but lower than last fall's enrollment. At the Board of Regents meeting UNI requested $10 million to help with renovations to Schindler Education Center.
79 Ruud to be installed as UNI's 10th President, Friday, Oct. 4
Public Relations News Release 2013:52, p.1
9/13/2013 President William N. Ruud will be officially installed as the 10th president of UNI on Friday, October 4. There will also be several other events celebrating the new president.
80 University of Northern Iowa 2013 fall enrollment exceeds expectations by more than 350
Public Relations News Release 2013:44, p.1
9/11/2013 UNI enrollment exceeded the expected projection by 359 students. This is a 3.3 percent increase in new student enrollment, as well as a 20.8 percent increase in graduate student enrollment.
81 Scott Ketelsen named director of UNI's Office of University Relations
Public Relations News Release 2012:39, p.1
9/10/2013 Scott Ketelsen has recently been named the director of University Relations. As an alumnus, he is very excited to be back at UNI. Ketelsen has had a lot of experience working at both Kirkwood Community College and the University of Iowa.
82 U.S. News & World Report ranks UNI No. 2 public regional university in the Midwest
Public Relations News Release 2013:40, p.1
9/10/2013 UNI was ranked as second in the "Best Regional Universities (Midwest)" category for public universities. UNI was also ranked 13th on a list of combined public and private universities list. This is an improvement from being ranked 22nd last year.
83 Craving for diversity
Hebbeln--Laura Katherine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:3, p.3
9/6/2013 The author expresses a need for a more diverse student body at UNI. She thinks that by having a more diverse campus it would enhance learning and lead to more interesting discussions in class.
84 Attendance at UNI's fall faculty workshop shows commitment to improve teaching
Public Relations News Release 2013:35, p.1
9/5/2013 More than 300 faculty attended the fall faculty workshop. This is record attendance for the past few years. Susan Hill was named the director of the new Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
85 Letter from Ruud: Welcome to UNI
Ruud--William (President)
Northern Iowan 110:1, p.4
8/22/2013 President Ruud welcomes students back to campus and encourages them to get involved both on campus and in the community; photo.
86 Ruud discusses enrollment plans
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:1, p.1
8/22/2013 Enrollment at the University of Northern Iowa is decreasing. President Ruud is investigating a tuition advantage program for bordering states. There are also plans for three open house Saturdays during football season, complete with free tickets.
87 UNI to host new interactive exhibit at Iowa State Fair, Aug. 8-18
Public Relations News Release 2013:13, p.13
8/5/2013 UNI will be featuring a new interactive multimedia station at the Iowa State Fair this year. Visitors will be able to take a picture with a life-size cutout of UNI's mascot, TC. This will be a great way to talk to prospective students.
88 IHSAA championships to remain at UNI-Dome through 2017
Public Relations News Release 2013:7, p.1
7/17/2013 UNI and the Iowa High School Athletic Association have agreed to a five-year extension of the contract for state football finals in the UNI-Dome. The state championship games have been hosted in the UNI-Dome since 1976.
89 UNI receives $1 million gift for scholarships
Public Relations News Release 2013:3, p.1
7/8/2013 The Gerdin Family Foundation has donated $1 million to create the Ben and Pat Endowed Scholarship fund at UNI. This scholarship will honor UNI's former president and help assist hardworking, motivated students.
90 UNI to host international conference on violence and religion
Public Relations News Release 2013:3, p.1
7/8/2013 UNI will host this year's Colloquium on Violence and Religion. This years conference will focus on the impact of industrial agriculture on the ecosystem. Whitney Bauman and Mark Wallace will both speak on how religion has impacted the natural world.
91 New UNI president adjusts to campus, looks to future
Randolph--Olivia Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:57, p.1
6/28/2013 President Ruud and his wife Judy have been keeping busy since their move to Cedar Falls about four weeks ago. President Ruud has been spending his time dealing with university matters and meeting UNI students and faculty.
92 AAUP delays censure decision until 2014
Randolph--Olivia Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:56, p.1
6/21/2013 Recommendations from the United Faculty and Senate caused the AAUP to vote to delay any censure action until 2014. This will give President Ruud a chance to resolve serious problems created in part by his predecessor.
93 UNI welcomes President Ruud with reception
Public Relations News Release 2012:308, p.1
5/28/2013 A reception will be held at the McLeod Center North Concourse to welcome President William Ruud, and his wife Judy.
94 1. From the president
Ruud--William (President)
Northern Iowan 109:54, p.Suppl: 3
5/3/2013 The president of the university addresses new students. He welcomes them to UNI and wishes them luck.
95 A candid conversation with Dr. William Ruud; UNI's next president
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.2
5/1/2013 Incoming President Ruud talks about his career, his reasons for coming to UNI, and what he intends to do. He also talks about his interests and his family; photo.
96 UNI says farewell to Ben Allen
Woolson--Brooks Michael (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:53, p.1
4/30/2013 President Ben Allen reflects on the various accomplishments during his time spent at UNI. William Ruud will be taking over the presidency.
97 UNI welcomes Ruud to campus
Allen--Justin Dale (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:40, p.1
3/5/2013 Students, staff, and faculty held a welcome reception for William Ruud and his wife, Judy. Many are excited for the change in leadership; photo.
98 Ruud discusses his future plans for UNI
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:36, p.1
2/19/2013 William Ruud, the next President of UNI, plans to get a better feel for the university during his first days in the position. He believes he will like it here. He wants to speak with many groups on campus. He will focus on updates; photo.
99 The process of picking UNI's next president
Bancroft-Smithe--Jordan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.4
2/15/2013 Student body president thanks all of the students who were actively involved in UNI's search for a new president. There is also a brief overview of the process the committee went through while looking for a new president.
100 Ruud named UNI president
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:34, p.1
2/12/2013 Iowa Board of Regents voted unanimously for William Rudd to become the tenth preside of UNI. Dean Moussavi commented that President Rudd will bring years of experience to UNI; photo.


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