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Tuition and Fees

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1 University tuition increase affects social mobility
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:2, p.03
8/30/2018 The author talks about the increase of tuition an how that is affecting social mobility.
2 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.
3 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.
4 Gov. candidate talks state funding
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:17, p.02
10/23/2017 Governor candidate, John Norris, discuses his campaign plan, including how he plans to help students with the tuition increases and student loans; photo.
5 Nook's State of the University Address
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:8, p.01
9/21/2017 UNI President, Mark Nook, gives his first annual State of the University Address. Nook talks about the state of our athletic and education departments, as well as the budget cuts from the State; photo.
6 Tuition Task Force devises tuition plans
Chidley--Kelsey (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.01
9/11/2017 The Tuition Task Force met at UNI to discuss the suggested tuition increase for the next school year; photo.
7 LTE: Marketing prof calls for tuition solutions
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013), Clayson--Dennis E. (Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowan 114:3, p.03
8/31/2017 In a Letter to the Editor, Dennis Clayson, gives a response to the article on August 24, "Reynolds criticizes tuition hikes". Clayson thinks politicians and administrators should not ask for more tuition hikes and instead cut the cost of "extras' that students may or may not use; photo.
8 Reynolds criticizes tuition hikes
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.4
8/24/2017 Governor Kim Reynolds is against the tuition spike of Iowa's three public universities. UNI President Mark Nook's plan to lower the burden on students involves gaining state funding; photo.
9 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.
10 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.
11 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.
12 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.
13 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.
14 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.
15 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.
16 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.
17 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.
18 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.
19 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.
20 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.
21 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.
22 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
23 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.
24 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.
25 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.
26 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.
27 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.
28 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.
29 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.
30 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.
31 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.
32 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.
33 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.
34 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.
35 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.
36 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.
37 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.
38 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.
39 Tuition freeze could occur again
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:11, p.1
10/4/2013 The Board of Regents announced they are supporting another tuition freeze. Student-body president, Tom Madsen, and vice-president, Blake Findley, will go to Des Moines in January to lobby for UNI in the legislature; photo.
40 UNI launches new scholarship initiative
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.5
10/1/2013 UNI Foundation aims to raise $40 million over five years for scholarships. 86% of UNI students receive some kind of aid; tuition covers 58.7% of student costs; $23,575 was the average loan debt at graduation in 2012.
41 Fall turns focus toward savings
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:7, p.2
9/20/2013 September is College Savings Month. The Office of Financial Aid, along with other organizations, are spreading the word about savings plans. The Office of Financial Aid offers a Live Like a Student program which many students find helpful.
42 Free college for the people
Daniel--Chris
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.5
9/13/2013 Author proposes the idea of free tuition at public universities instead of all the loans and grants. Our nation says that we value college education; the author feels it is time to show this through public policy.
43 The BOR will discuss big UNI items at meeting
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:4, p.1
9/10/2013 UNI is requesting approximately $10 million from the Iowa Board of Regents. The university is hoping that this amount will be awarded yearly to UNI. This money would allow UNI to freeze tuition rates and renovate Schindler Education Center.
44 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.
45 BOR proposes increase in funding for UNI
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:40, p.1
3/5/2013 The Board of Regents discussed changes in the funding for the three universities in Iowa. They are talking about giving more funding to UNI, because more than ninety percent of UNI's students are from Iowa.
46 UNI gathers at Iowa Capitol
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.1
2/15/2013 UNI students, staff, and alumni joined the first ever "UNI Day" in Des Moines, Iowa. They shared UNI's story with legislators and expressed the importance of UNI; photo.
47 BOR approval of tuition freeze contingent on state funding
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:27, p.1
12/7/2012 Board of Regents voted in support of tuition freeze for 2014 contingent upon Iowa legislators' decision to provide additional funding for state universities. UNI Tuition and Fees would remain $6,648 for undergraduate students.
48 NISG votes in support of gradual student teaching fee increase
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.1
12/4/2012 Northern Iowa Student Government votes in support of gradually increasing fees starting in fall 2013. Change in state requirements, no income during student teaching, and sudden announcement of increase are reasons for passage of resolution.
49 UNI; we are Iowa's university; a message from President Ben Allen
Northern Iowa Today 94:4, p.2
12/1/2012 President Allen points out that UNI has a very high percentage of Iowa residents among its students; consequently, UNI needs additional support to make for a relatively low number of students from outside Iowa; photo.
50 Tuition freeze, grievance process and more
Bancroft-Smithe--Jordan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:21, p.4
11/6/2012 Letter from student body president Jordan Bancroft-Smithe addressing tuition freeze and grievance process. Update on tuition freeze meeting with Regents.

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