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Thomson--Leland A. (Class of 1956; Facilities Planning Staff)

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51 Regents approve UNI budget
Northern Iowan 84:66, p.1
7/22/1988 Approve $2 million budget for Union expansion; Muriel Stone will head Placement; Peter Goulet will be acting head of Information Management; Claire Rowe will be acting head of Accounting.
52 Pond, courts removed for building
Nielsen--Kris (Student--1988)
Northern Iowan 84:65, p.2
7/15/1988 Business Building construction underway.
53 Planning committee for performing arts center to serve needs of community, university appointed by northern iowa's curris
Public Relations News Release 1988:496, p.1
7/14/1988 Constantine W. Curris says that the establishment of a performing arts center can be achieved by cooperative effort between the University and Waterloo and Cedar Falls.
54 Trees to enhance UNI entrance
Nielsen--Kris (Student--1988)
Northern Iowan 84:62, p.1
6/24/1988 Plant trees along Hudson Road and University Avenue.
55 Construction update; budget delays addition
Nielsen--Kris (Student--1988)
Northern Iowan 84:61, p.1
6/17/1988 Working on redesigning Union addition.
56 UNI dorms, buildings prepared for possibility of campus tornado
Northern Iowan 84:51, p.5
4/8/1988 Quick survey of building emergency plans.
57 Fire safety repairs will cost $786,000
Reicks--Rodney Eugene (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:48, p.1
3/29/1988 Report presented to Regents; most violations in academic buildings.
58 Plans for golf course demolition, Highway 58 relocation continue
Northern Iowan 84:44, p.17
3/8/1988 UNI's golf course will be demolished to make room for Highway 58.
59 Razing decision not hasty
Thomson--Leland A. (Facilities Planning Staff)
Northern Iowan 84:44, p.2
3/8/1988 Leland Thomson says that shutting down the old boiler was necessary.
60 Regents reject bids for Union addition
Reicks--Rodney Eugene (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:40, p.1
2/23/1988 Lowest bid came in at $2.17 million for project that had been budgeted at $1.42 million; also establish position of director of information management to oversee Academic Computing Services and Administrative Data Processing.
61 UNI examines, updates hazardous waste policy
Iwerks--Daniel H. (Classes of 1991 and 1994)
Northern Iowan 84:33, p.5
1/29/1988 Aiming at a safe workplace.
62 Redeker to house student bookstore
Northern Iowan 84:30, p.1
1/19/1988 Carl Blake is pleased about being assigned space for the store.
63 Construction reflects growing campus
Nonpareil 72:1, p.18
1/1/1988 Survey of current or impending construction includes new Business Building, expansion of Union, and renovation of Latham Hall.
64 'Seasonal' décor questioned
Hawes--Christine E. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:28, p.1
12/8/1987 Jane Schwartz and Barbara Jones voice concern about Christmas decorations being called holiday decorations; also question use of money for those purposes; administrators defend display.
65 Fire drills worry disabled students
Northern Iowan 84:25, p.1
11/20/1987 Officials talk about proper procedures.
66 Redeker completion date reset
Northern Iowan 84:17, p.5
10/23/1987 Redeker Center plaza should be done in early November; photo.
67 Aud fire alarms repaired after Cedar Falls fire chief's inquiry
Reicks--Rodney Eugene (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:15, p.1
10/16/1987 Unclear how long the system has been down.
68 Union addition on schedule; tunnels to be completed soon
Northern Iowan 84:11, p.1
10/2/1987 Scheduled to be completed in fall 1988; new utility tunnels to be built; description of facilities.
69 UNI to fight asbestos citation, $2880 fine
Northern Iowan 84:10, p.1
9/29/1987 Citation involves work in Gilchrist Hall project.
70 Administration stalling bookstore
Blake--Carl E.--III
Northern Iowan 84:3, p.2
9/1/1987 Believes he is getting the runaround on establishing a campus bookstore.
71 Bookstore proposal in conference; could become law shortly
Northern Iowan 83:59, p.1
5/8/1987 Bill has both houses of the General Assembly; administrators consider options.
72 Campus to see changes in Gilchrist road, Latham field
Northern Iowan 83:50, p.1
4/7/1987 Will remove and landscape remnants of old 27th Street north of Gilchrist Hall; will remove Latham Field and put in parking lot.
73 Gilchrist offices undergo changes
Witt--Nancy (Student--1985-1988)
Northern Iowan 83:48, p.4
3/31/1987 Financial Aid moved closer to Admissions Office; attempt to put related offices close together.
74 Branstad vetoes bonding bill; administrators disappointed
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:46, p.1
3/24/1987 Would have funded fire safety work, renovation of Latham Hall, and a new boiler.
75 Alternative bookstore proposed; local bookstore owner unhappy
Hawes--Christine E. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 83:41, p.5
2/27/1987 Bob Beach believes that a well-run bookstore will have difficulty offering discounted books; Carl Blake outlines his plans; would like space in Union, though administrators may already have plans for tht space.
76 Changing lights in McCollum latest in energy conservation
Hawes--Christine E. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 83:33, p.4
1/30/1987 Lighting in some fixtures will be reduced.
77 Recreation building a possibility for UNI
Northern Iowan 83:31, p.1
1/23/1987 Looking for place to build new tennis courts; old courts will be destroyed to make way for the Business Building; considering new recreation building.
78 Underground passageways a possibility
Northern Iowan 83:30, p.6
1/20/1987 Officials talk about tunnel system that houses utilities; now off-limits to students.
79 New art building on UNI campus named for emeritus president John J. Kamerick
Public Relations News Release 1986:141, p.1
12/19/1986 The Board of Regents approves the naming of the art building after former President John Kamerick. President Curris and Professor Lee Thomson recount the accomplishments of Kamerick, who was responsible for securing funds for the Communication Art Center.
80 Building to replace pond, tennis courts
Reicks--Rodney Eugene (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:29, p.1
12/12/1986 Site for new Business Building picked.
81 Site selected for new classroom/office building on the UNI campus
Public Relations News Release 1987:132, p.1
12/10/1986 Dr. Leland Thomson announces the construction of a 10.2 million dollar classroom and office building north of the power plant. The building consolidates all departments of the School of Business, Academic Computing Services, and economics department.
82 Newly-renovated UNI auditorium makes its formal debut
Public Relations News Release 1987:82, p.1
10/29/1986 Covers the renovation of the university's auditorium. Seating, carpeting, and lighting were improved, as well as the brick roadways running alongside the building. A dedication performance by Karen Holvik was held upon completion of the renovation.
83 Curris kitchen remodeled; appliances not working
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:18, p.6
10/28/1986 Kitchen was remodeled in $183,000 renovation of President's House in 1983; some appliances and systems do not work properly.
84 Vague language criticized
Nicholas--Randal R.
Northern Iowan 83:13, p.2
10/10/1986 Criticizes a lighting project on campus as well as the language used by University administrators to describe it.
85 Seasonal lights installed
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:12, p.1
10/7/1986 Ground lighting to be installed along walks west of the Campanile.
86 Walkway to connect UNI, College Square
Northern Iowan 83:10, p.1
9/30/1986 City and shopping center will cooperate to put in sidewalks.
87 Site sought for business building
Reicks--Rodney Eugene (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:9, p.1
9/26/1986 Most likely sites are area near Power Plant and parking lot between Gilchrist and Rider Halls.
88 Ceramics Lab opens for fall classes
Northern Iowa Today 14:4, p.7
9/1/1986 Safety report finds no contaminants.
89 Campus undergoes change
Northern Iowan 83:1, p.7
8/26/1986 Parking regulations will be strictly enforced.
90 Ceramics lab opens but suit still pending
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:1, p.1
8/26/1986 Ceramics Laboratory passes inspection and opens; professor maintains that her health was damaged by working in the laboratory.
91 Construction nearly complete
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:1, p.8
8/26/1986 New sidewalks and roads are under construction; photo.
92 Leonard Davis land to be added to UNI Prairie Preserves at dedication ceremony Friday (Aug. 1)
Public Relations News Release 1986:490, p.1
7/24/1986 The family of Leonard Davis donates a half-acre piece of land to the Biological Preserves system. Four faculty members participated in the dedication ceremony, which unveiled a plaque in memory of the late university counselor.
93 60 years bring changes, but friendships and feelings for 'Alma Mater' still strong
Public Relations News Release 1986:472, p.1
7/8/1986 The experiences and achievements of ten graduates of the Iowa State Teachers College are recounted after their sixty year reunion. The reunion was held at the University of Northern Iowa, coordinated by the Northern Iowa Alumni Association.
94 Alumni note changes 60 years later
Northern Iowan 82:58, p.7
6/20/1986 Members of the Class of 1926 look back; photo.
95 NINTSA challenges reconstruction
Witt--Nancy (Student--1985-1988)
Northern Iowan 82:58, p.1
6/20/1986 Agrees that Berg's corner needs work, but does not want the class gift gateway destroyed.
96 $10.2 million approved for business building
Melz--Marianne (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 82:57, p.1
6/13/1986 Construction could begin this winter and be completed by spring 1989; Leland Thomson talks about the potential for the new facility.
97 Walkway plans revived
Danielson--Darwin W. (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 82:57, p.1
6/13/1986 Planning for sidewalk from campus to College Square Mall began in 1978, but opposition arose; plans underway again; photo.
98 Ceramics lab investigation continues
Northern Iowa Today 14:3, p.3
6/1/1986 Six students will undergo further medical tests; Professor Cassino files lawsuit for an injunction to close Art Building.
99 Coaches say new track is needed
Northern Iowan 82:56, p.22
5/6/1986 Coaches believe UNI needs an all-weather surface; photo.
100 Council to try for railroad land
Eller--Donnelle Louise (Class of 1986)
Northern Iowan 82:56, p.11
5/6/1986 Cedar Falls trying to get land adjacent to UNI Golf Course for trail system; land belonged to railroad and is supposed to revert to UNI; UNI claims that it does not yet have deed to the land.


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