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Tuition and Fees

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1 Food and financial insecurity
Janes--Lennon (Student--2021), De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:40, p.03
3/7/2022 Lennon Janes gives their opinion on food and financial insecurity of students at the university; photo.
2 UNI most expensive public university in Iowa
Gray--Glenn (Guest Columnist), De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:39, p.03
3/3/2022 Glenn Gray gives their opinion on UNI's current low enrollment and how changes should be made to better serve the taxpayers and students paying for UNI; photo.
3 College calculators aren't precise, but they could easily be made better
De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:24, p.03
11/18/2021 Authors from the Iowa Capitol Dispatch discusses the benefits and proposed improvements to college cost calculators; photo.
4 College debt effects on students
Christensen--Sierra (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:15, p.03
10/18/2021 Opinion columnist Sierra Christensen discusses the effects of student loan debts on students; photo.
5 CRRSAA funds to be distributed soon
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:37, p.01
3/1/2021 More than 3,300 UNI students (approximately one-third of spring enrollment) will receive COVID-19 relief funding as part of the latest federal aid package available through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA) and distributed through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II). $1,000-1,200 grants will be directly distributed to students with exceptional need based upon their Expected Family Contribution (EFC) in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); photo.
6 DOR preps for recontracting, updates
Cavalier--Kimberly (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.02
1/30/2020 The Department of Residence announced a number of changes to student housing, including starting the recontracting process in the spring instead of fall, the institution of a mixed community option for different classes of students, the reopening of Dancer Hall. Additionally, student dining will see changes including continuous hours for Piazza and Rialto dining centers and a new meal plan option. Prices will not be increasing; photo.
7 LTE: Board of Regents must listen to its students
iowa Student Action
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.03
12/12/2019 The Iowa Student Action organization sends an open letter to the Board of Regents in regards to the rise of tuition and its effects on minority communities.
8 2019-2020 Student Fee proposal
Oasheim--Michael (Class of 2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:54, p.02
5/2/2019 After being met with resistance from students and review by the Board of Regents and President Nook, the Student Fee Committee sent its official proposal to the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) on April 30, including a $90,000 re-allocation to fund the Panther Shuttle and SafeRide, which were originally cut; photo.
9 Stand up for public transportation
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:52, p.03
4/25/2019 Stekl argues in favor of continuing the public transportation services Panther Shuttle and Safe Ride for students, which the Student Fees Committee of the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) voted to cut; photos.
10 Iowa Democratic Party chair hosts roundtable
Baxter--Nicole (Class of 2019), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 115:4, p.02
9/6/2018 Troy Price, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party, held a roundtable discussion to address student concerns about education in Iowa; photo.
11 University tuition increase affects social mobility
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:2, p.03
8/30/2018 In the author's opinion, tuition increases are making Iowa's public universities less affordable to lower-income and middle-class students; photos.
12 Board of Regents approve tuition hike
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:1, p.04
8/23/2018 The Iowa Board of Regents have approved a 2.8 percent tuition increase.
13 UNI tuition to climb for the 2018-2019 school year
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:53, p.02
4/23/2018 The UNI is proposing a 2.8% tuition increase after the Board of Regents suggested a 2-4% increase for all regent universities.
14 Gov. candidate talks state funding
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:17, p.02
10/23/2017 Iowa governor candidate John Norris discuses his campaign plan, including funding for education, workforce development, and environmental conservation; photo.
15 Nook's State of the University Address
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:8, p.01
9/21/2017 President Nook gave his first State of the University Address on September 18 in Lang Hall Auditorium. He spoke about recent awards, budget challenges, faculty and staff, renovation projects, and more; photos.
16 Tuition Task Force devises tuition plans
Chidley--Kelsey (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.01
9/11/2017 The Tuition Task Force, a temporary committee of the Board of Regents, met at UNI on August 7 to discuss tuition increases, state appropriations, and other issues surrounding the cost of education; photos.
17 LTE: Marketing prof calls for tuition solutions
Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017), Clayson--Dennis E. (Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowan 114:3, p.03
8/31/2017 Professor of marketing Dennis Clayson responds to the August 24 Northern Iowan article "Reynolds criticizes tuition hikes." In Clayson's opinion, instead of increasing tuition, politicians and administrators should look at ways to cut programs that students may not be interested in, such as athletics, student services, and bureaucracy; photo.
18 Gov. candidate talks education
Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.03
8/24/2017 The United Faculty hosted an event featuring democratic gubernatorial candidate Nate Boulton in Maucker Union. The event and panelists discussed issues in education and UNI; photo.
19 Reynolds criticizes tuition hikes
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.04
8/24/2017 Governor Kim Reynolds criticized the proposed tuition increases at Iowa's three public universities. UNI President Mark Nook's plan to lower the burden on students involves gaining state funding, which is uncertain; photos.
20 Guest column: "free tuition" myth cause for concern
Heppeard--Andrew (Student--2015), Adams--Phillip (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:24, p.03
11/19/2015 Guest columnist Andrew Heppeard discusses the myth of free tuition in the event of car collisions at crosswalks in relation to rising tuition costs and students' need for aid; photo.
21 Trouble with ticket policy
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:16, p.2
10/22/2015 Columnist Shelby Welsch comments on the new ticket policy that requires students to make reservations for seats in the students section at athletics events.
22 Columnist misses the mark on tuition 'truth'
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:13, p.3
10/12/2015 Columnist Abbi Cobb points out some of Gabe Gravert's errors in his article "The truth about college tuition"; photo.
23 The truth about your college tuition
Gravert--Gabe (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:11, p.3
10/5/2015 Columnist Gabe Gravert suggests solutions to the problem of rising student debt, such as loan forgiveness programs and providing less student aid; photo.
24 All staff opinion column: what does the recent tuition hike mean for UNI?
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:10, p.3
10/1/2015 The Northern Iowan staff discusses the extra $100 being tacked onto the Spring 2016 tuition and what the money could be used for; photo.
25 UNI student debt on steady decline; enrollment to increase
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:9, p.2
9/28/2015 Due to its financial literacy programs and major specific grants, UNI is seeing a surge in enrollment and a drop in student debt.
26 President Evans approves of spring 2016 tuition increase
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:7, p.1
9/21/2015 NISG President Katie Evans claims that the $100 tuition increase is for a good cause, and that the school can use every penny; photo.
27 Distinguishing Bernie Sanders from Hillary
Peterson--Jordan (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:6, p.3
9/17/2015 Student Jordan Peterson describes the difference between the two Democrat front runners for the 2016 Presidential election.
28 Unfair student teaching fees
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:47, p.4
4/6/2015 Corey Cooling shares his opinion on the student teaching fees; photo.
29 The Board of Regents' freeze: a political ploy that hurts students, universities
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:26, p.4
12/8/2014 Student Corey Cooling discusses the recent decision to freeze undergraduate tuition and what that means for students attending the university.
30 Ruud Reports
Ruud--William (President)
Northern Iowan 111:25, p.2
12/4/2014 UNI president Bill Ruud answers some hot questions around campus and shares his personal opinion on current events.
31 Unprecedented third consecutive tuition freeze approved
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:25, p.1
12/4/2014 A third tuition freeze for resident undergraduate students was approved unanimously by the Board of Regents.
32 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.
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 Shuttle running out of steam
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:54, p.1
4/28/2014 UNI's Panther Shuttle may be in jeopardy next year. For the past three years funding has been $30,000 in the red according to Thomas Madsen, former NISG president. The complexes have not signed the revised contracts to pay for advertising on the shuttle.
36 Additonal funding for UNI approved
Public Relations News Release 2013:264, p.1
4/24/2014 Iowa House and Senate approved a 4 percent funding increase for each of Iowa's public universities along with an additional $2.6 million in special funding to UNI's base in recognition of its reliance on state funding.
37 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.
38 Alumni aid in cost of tuition
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:47, p.1
4/3/2014 The UNI Foundation accepts donations from alumni and friends. The donations go toward scholarships and program funding, as well as other improvements to the university; photo.
39 Students face financial woes
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:46, p.1
3/31/2014 Many students are having taking out large loans to attend school. The national student debt is increasing each year. Students can visit the Financial Aid office for advise on how to reduce debt; photo.
40 This week in UNI history
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:38, p.4
2/20/2014 The article informs readers of several events that took place at this time in UNI history. The information is from Rod Library Special Collections and University Archives.
41 New Pew study discovers how students pay for higher education
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:36, p.1
2/13/2014 A study by the Pew Research Center concluded that most college students pay for tuition through scholarships and their parents' income and savings. On average, UNI students graduate with less undergraduate debt than the national average; photo.
42 Sen. Hatch starts new campaign
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:34, p.1
2/6/2014 As re-election season comes closer, Senator Jack Hatch has joined the race for governor. He believes that there needs to be more focus on funding for higher education. He supports Branstad's initiatives to help veterans, and wants to expand them.
43 Branstad's budget hits UNI issues
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.1
1/16/2014 UNI will receive an extra $8 million for the next two fiscal years, if Governor Branstad's 2015 budget is passed. This is not as much as UNI requested. Branstad also requested $32.9 million to renovate Schindler Education Center; photo.
44 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.
45 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.
46 UNI receives high ranking for affordability, academic quality, accessibility
Public Relations News Release 2013:130, p.1
11/25/2013 UNI was ranked number 13 nationally and 4th in the Midwest in a ranking that assesses schools on affordability, academic quality, and accessibility. This is similar to President Obama's ranking system proposed in the higher education plan.
47 Read up and get educated about UNI
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:24, p.4
11/19/2013 The editorial staff of the Northern Iowan urge students to educate themselves on current events and legislation regarding UNI. By being active members of the UNI community students will be better able to voice their opinions.
48 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.
49 UNI requests more funding for athletics from students: Athletics hopes to reduce reliance on general fund
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:20, p.1
11/5/2013 UNI is requesting the approval of the Board of Regents in raising the student services fee by $25. This would allow the athletic department to reduce their reliance on the general education fund.
50 Regents will discuss tuition and fees
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.5
10/18/2013 The Iowa Board of Regents will meet at UNI to discuss funding for the 2014-15 fiscal year. The Regents are considering an increase in funding, which would freeze the tuition rate. UNI is requesting approval for a Center for Educational Transformation.

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