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Switzer--Thomas J. (Class of 1961; COE Dean)

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1 Thomas Switzer
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.31
1/1/2013 Died on 8/30/2012.
2 UNI names new College of Education dean
Public Relations News Release 2002:540, p.1
5/21/2003 Profile of Jeffrey Cornett.
3 College of Education dean resigns
Northern Iowa Today 86:2, p.21
7/1/2002 Thomas Switzer will be dean of education at University of Toledo.
4 Dean of UNI's College of Education resigns
Public Relations News Release 2001:494, p.1
5/20/2002 Thomas Switzer will become the dean of the College of Education at the University of Toledo, Ohio.
5 NU closing amidst anger and confusion; parents and teachers were the last to know
Walk--Christian P. (Student--1998-2002)
Northern Iowan 98:40, p.1
3/1/2002 The process of converting to a Professional Development School and closing NU High is still in the discussion stages, according to some administrators.
6 Price Lab High School to close in '03; UNI forms partnership with CF, Waterloo schools
Northern Iowan 98:38, p.1
2/22/2002 The Northern University High School will be closed due partly to the state's budget cuts in education.
7 Malcolm Price Laboratory School to partner with Cedar Falls Schools for grades 10-12
Public Relations News Release 2001:315, p.1
2/21/2002 The UNI College of Education is forming a Professional Development School partnership with Cedar Falls and Waterloo Schools, and will shift the teaching of MPLS grades 10-12 in 2003.
8 New members inducted into UNI chapter of Kappa Delta Pi education honor society
Public Relations News Release 2001:265, p.1
1/17/2002 Ninety-three education majors were received into the Kappa Delta Pi educational honor society; new members are listed.
9 University of Northern Iowa commencement to be held Saturday, Dec. 22, in the UNI-Dome
Public Relations News Release 2001:243, p.1
12/18/2001 Daniel L. Wilcox will deliver the student address at the commencement ceremonies.
10 Assistance beyond graduation
Brown--Evelyn (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 98:23, p.3
11/20/2001 Early years of Teaching Assurance Program will provide UNI graduates with additional support for two years after graduation.
11 American Education Week
Public Relations News Release 2001:201, p.1
11/12/2001 Thomas Switzer will talk about the Early Years of Teaching Assurance Program.
12 UNI offers school districts quality promise
Public Relations News Release 2001:190, p.1
11/5/2001 The "Early Years of Teaching Assurance Program" will provide an improvement plan for school districts that need assistance.
13 UNI in the news
Campus News Network 11:20, p.2
5/15/2001 Faculty and programs of UNI are featured in various newspapers.
14 University of Northern Iowa to hold two Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 5
Public Relations News Release 2000:387, p.1
4/25/2001 Over 1300 UNI students will participate in Commencement activities on May 5.
15 Iowa teachers see new pay options
Green--Nathan R. (Classes of 2002 and 2005)
Northern Iowan 97:50, p.1
4/10/2001 Thomas Switzer, Dean of the College of Education, believes that the teacher pay plan proposed by the Iowa legislature is not going to be enough.
16 Leaders in College of Education suggest alternative to Legislators' teacher-pay idea
Public Relations News Release 2000:295, p.1
3/7/2001 Thomas Switzer believes that teachers who increase student learning and support school improvement should receive compensation.
17 Assessing Bush's education plan
Public Relations News Release 2000:228, p.1
2/5/2001 Dean of the College of Education will discuss President Bush's education reform plans.
18 Switzer testifies before Iowa legislature
Campus News Network 11:13, p.1
1/23/2001 Thomas Switzer joins other college of education deans in updating the legislature regarding education issues.
19 UNI College of Education dean to brief Iowa legislature
Public Relations News Release 2000:207, p.1
1/22/2001 Thomas Switzer will address the topic of teacher testing as he and other deans appear before the House and Senate standing committees of education.
20 College of Education tackles the issues
O'Connor--James E. (Class of 1989; Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 85:1, p.16
1/1/2001 Dean Switzer offers views on teacher education; photo.
21 Continuing the legacy of great teachers
Ketels--Denton
Northern Iowa Today 84:2, p.2
7/1/2000 Recruiting and hiring high quality, diverse faculty continue to be UNI goals; photo.
22 University of Northern Iowa to break new ground with Community Visitation Day in Carroll Monday, June 12
Public Relations News Release 1999:440, p.1
6/7/2000 For the first time in the four-year history of its existence, the Community Visitation Program will visit Carroll during the summertime.
23 University of Northern Iowa to break new ground with Community Visitation Day in Carroll, Monday, June 12.
Public Relations News Release 1999:440, p.1
6/7/2000 A summertime visit is planned to the community of Carroll, Iowa, in order to get more aquainted with the different communities in Iowa, and for the people of Iowa to get more aquainted with UNI. There are a variety of activities planned.
24 Media advisory: local expert sources for AP education report card story
Public Relations News Release 1999:191, p.1
1/13/2000 The Associated Press Education Week's "Quality Counts 2000" state survey gave Iowa an "F" in standards accountability.
25 Technology in the classroom is project focus
Northern Iowa Today 84:1, p.22
1/1/2000 Grant will aim at the use of technology to enhance education.
26 University of Northern Iowa Commencement to be held Saturday, Dec. 18, at the UNI-Dome
Public Relations News Release 1999:163, p.1
12/13/1999 Plans for UNI's Commencement, including a list of the presenters.
27 Thomas J. Switzer
Campus News Network 10:9, p.Insert 1
12/6/1999 Thomas J. Switzer presented a paper in Rosemont, Illinois.
28 University of Northern Iowa holding Community Visitation Days in Muscatine Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 25 and 26
Public Relations News Release 1999:94, p.1
10/21/1999 UNI is hosting a Visitation Program in Muscatine for prospective students and their parents.
29 Faculty among elite at Apple conference
Feltes--Jennie
Northern Iowan 96:15, p.2
10/19/1999 President Koob and faculty members Thomas Switzer, David Else, and Michael Waggoner will attend a conference on technology at Apple Computer headquarters on November 9-10.
30 University of Northern Iowa president, faculty among elite at Apple conference
Public Relations News Release 1999:59, p.1
9/30/1999 A small group of professors and President Koob will attend the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education invitational working conference November 9-10, 1999, at Apple Computers, Inc. headquarters.
31 University of Northern Iowa receives nearly $1.6 million federal catalyst grant to prepare tomorrow's teachers to use technology
Public Relations News Release 1999:61, p.1
9/30/1999 Grant will fund a three-year project, "A Renaissance Group Consortium for Preservice Education: Technology as Facilitator of Quality Education".
32 Endowments: impacting the margin for access and excellence
Cornell--Susan
Northern Iowa Today 83:2, p.10
7/1/1999 Description of advantages that endowments bring to students at UNI.
33 Thomas Switzer
Campus News Network 9:14, p.Insert 1
3/8/1999 Thomas Switzer recently presented paper on education.
34 UNI striving to make its teacher education program even better
Public Relations News Release 1998:249, p.1
2/15/1999 Thomas Switzer talks about possible improvements in UNI's teacher education program.
35 The University of Northern Iowa celebrates American Education Week, Nov. 15-21, volunteering in Waterloo, Cedar Rapids area schools
Public Relations News Release 1998:148, p.1
11/12/1998 More than 120 UNI programs will be presented to area school children as part of American Education week.
36 Teacher Helpline at the University of Northern Iowa throws a lifeline to new teachers
Public Relations News Release 1998:9, p.1
8/20/1998 Teacher Helpline will provide new teachers a way to contact UNI faculty members and get answers to their teaching questions.
37 Teacher Helpline throws a lifeline to new teachers
Campus News Network 9:1, p.1
8/17/1998 New computerized helpline offers assistance to beginning teachers.
38 Teacher Helpline provides valuable link for first year teachers
Purdy--DeWayne D. (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 82:1, p.7
7/1/1998 Internet-based service to help new teachers.
39 Tenure: should it guarantee absolute job security?
Tjelmeland--Emily
Northern Iowan 94:55, p.6
5/1/1998 Faculty with tenure can be fired for "academic misconduct."
40 Tenure study reveals criteria of 'privilege'
Tjelmeland--Emily
Northern Iowan 94:54, p.1
4/28/1998 Tenure decisions, granting academic freedom, are made carefully by the Provost and a committee.
41 University of Northern Iowa representatives to present Thursday, April 2, in Council Bluffs, at Second Mildred Middleton Cadre Spring Conference
Public Relations News Release 1997:283, p.1
4/1/1998 UNI faculty and affiliates to present at Mildred l. Middleton CADRE Conference April 2 and 3. Bill Waack and Tom Switzer of UNI will speak. Judy Jeffrey will be the guest speaker in the opening session.
42 Teleconference puts UNI in spotlight; satellite meeting to focus on educational standards
Mabie--Kevin
Northern Iowan 94:23, p.1
11/18/1997 National meeting on education on campus tonight.
43 Satellite town meeting Tuesday, Nov. 18 at University of Northern Iowa on "Talented Teacher in Every Classroom"
Public Relations News Release 1997:117, p.1
11/10/1997 Open panel with students, educators, and legislators will focus on "Supporting Quality Teachers: A Talented Teacher in Every Classroom".
44 Presentations/lectures/exhibitions: Thomas Switzer, Robert Hardman, Sharon Smaldino, and Matthew Kollasch
Campus News Network 8:3, p.Insert 1
9/15/1997 Thomas Switzer, Robert Hardman, Sharon Smaldino, and Matthew Kollasch presented papers on interactive technology at Education Commission meeting.
45 Presentations/lectures/exhibitions: Thomas Switzer, Glenn Hansen, Joane McKay, Carmen Montecinos
Campus News Network 7:19, p.Insert 1
5/27/1997 Thomas Switzer, Glenn Hansen, Joane McKay, and Carmen Montecino met with educators from Chile.
46 University of Northern Iowa commencement to take place Saturday, May 10 at 2 P.M. in the UNI-Dome
Public Relations News Release 1996:394, p.1
5/2/1997 Students graduating in spring, summer and December are invited to take part in the spring commencement.
47 University of Northern Iowa commencement to be 11 a.m. Saturday, December 21
Public Relations News Release 1996:203, p.1
12/13/1996 Nearly 600 students will take part in the commencement ceremony December 21.
48 Presentations/lectures/exhibitions: Thomas Switzer
Campus News Network 7:9, p.Insert 2
12/9/1996 Thomas Switzer participated in a video conference.
49 Thomas J. Switzer
Campus News Network 7:7, p.Insert 2
11/11/1996 Makes presidential address at TECSCU.
50 UNI receives largest grant ever
Edwards--Janell
Northern Iowan 93:8, p.2
9/27/1996 UNI received $2 million grant to help democratize education in Slovakia; project is named the Orava Project.

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