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Wohlpart--Jim (Provost)

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1 Spring commencement moves in-person
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:38, p.01
3/4/2021 UNI announced that it would be holding a limited in-person spring commencement ceremony. UNI plans to host three separate ceremonies to allow for social distancing that follows COVID-19 safety restrictions. The ceremony will also be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person; photo.
2 Student drafts plan for in-person commencement
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:36, p.02
2/25/2021 Senior digital communications major Mili Saliu created a petition and plan to hold an in-person commencement ceremony for Spring 2021. Saliu will meet with the Provost to discuss her plan, and had already provided a copy of the plan and petition signatures to President Nook and Provost Wohlpart.
3 10th annual AAC takes place virtually
Lawrence--Kayla (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:33, p.01
2/15/2021 The 10th annual African American Children and Families conference is held virtually; photos.
4 Conference goes virtual in tenth year
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:32, p.02
2/11/2021 The tenth annual African American Children and Families conference is held over Zoom; photo.
5 Provost Wohlpart parts with UNI
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:29, p.01
2/1/2021 Executive Vice President and Provost Jim Wohlpart, who arrived in UNI in 2015, departs to become president of Central Washington University; photos.
6 Students plan for a long winter break
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:27, p.01
11/19/2020 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fall semester classes will end on November 24 and spring classes begin on January 25, resulting in a longer winter break for students. Students share their plans for the break; photo.
7 COVID-19 on campus: numbers increase
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:24, p.01
11/9/2020 COVID cases on campus continue to rise; photos.
8 UNI campus to host Test Iowa site
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:24, p.02
11/9/2020 The Student Health Center (SHC) hosts a Test Iowa site, primarily for the UNI community; photo.
9 UNI announces shifts to spring semester
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:9, p.01
9/17/2020 Spring break is cancelled due to COVID-19; photo.
10 "Quest" to promote racial justice
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 117:6, p.02
9/7/2020 The program "Cultivating Justice: A 6-Week Quest Toward Racial Equity" is announced; photo.
11 UNI releases latest COVID-19 numbers
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:6, p.01
9/7/2020 The latest COVID-19 statistics on campus are released; photo.
12 UNI cancels international travel, COVID-19
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:42, p.01
3/9/2020 Due to COVID-19, UNI has cancelled all university-sponsored international travel. The university first cancelled travel for the next 30 days, then for all summer 2020 study abroad courses. UNI implemented travel restrictions in stages, beginning in January with a temporary moratorium on travel to China, extending it to South Korea on February 29, Italy on March 2, and Iran on March 3. Students in UNI Camp Adventure were recalled or transferred from affected areas. On March 5, the Board of Regents issued a statement for all three public universities cancelling university-sponsored travel for all faculty, staff, and students for the next 30 days, which included spring break. UNI absorbed the cost of cancelled study abroad programs. Although the threat of the virus remained low for Iowa and campus, the university began preparations for the unlikely event of a campus shutdown with information posted on A panel on the virus and combatting its spread was to be held March 11 in Lang Hall Auditorium; photo.
13 Packing the Dome for MLK Day
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:29, p.01
1/23/2020 Around 1,500 volunteers gathered at the UNI-Dome on Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service to pack backpacks for the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. It was the largest volunteer event in the Cedar Valley to date, packing 48,000 bags; photos.
14 UNI Museum unveils mastodon tusk
Mitchell--Cecilia (Class of 2022), Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020), Larson--Lane (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:47, p.01
4/8/2019 A mastodon tusk found by a man in Hampton, Iowa in the early 1900s was later donated to the UNI Museum in 1934. After undergoing conservation beginning in 2014, the tusk as of April 2 is on display as part of the museum's exhibits in Rod Library; photo.
15 Winter is coming, but will classes be canceled?
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:30, p.01
1/28/2019 UNI rarely cancels classes for winter weather conditions. Provost and vice president of student affairs Jim Wohlport explains policy and the decision-making process, which he implements in conjunction with Michael Hager, senior vice president for finance and operations; photo.
16 School of Music petitions for tenured professor
Deering--Koree (Student--2018), Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 114:52, p.01
4/19/2018 The students of the School of Music petition for a professor's tenure.
17 Insurance increases for UNI, staff
Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 114:27, p.02
12/7/2017 UNI has had an increase in their insurance costs when revisions were made to the Iowa Public Employment Relations Act. The insurance increase could be as much as $3500 per family. The revision has also limited what employees are able to negotiate.
18 UNI faculty says 'yes' to supporting diversity
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:28, p.01
1/14/2016 The UNI Faculty Senate endorses a statement about diversity and discrimination on campus following multiple student-centered forums and panels.
19 UNI in search of new diversity officer
Jaamtgard--Katherine (Student--2015), Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:27, p.01
12/10/2015 Following a diversity forum in which students addressed their concerns about discrimination on campus, the President's Executive Management Team (EMT) searches for a diversity officer; photos.
20 Administration faces diversity concerns
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:25, p.02
12/3/2015 UNI administration faces concerns about diversity and discrimination; photo.
21 "Band-Aids on bullet holes"
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:22, p.01
11/12/2015 Ethnic Student Promoters (ESP) and various staff, students, and faculty protest the lack of administrative action on discrimination on campus; photos.
22 Provost pens response on racial justice forum, Black Lives Matter
Wohlpart--Jim (Provost)
Northern Iowan 112:22, p.03
11/12/2015 Provost Jim Wohlpart discusses the racial justice forum at the Waterloo Center for the Arts and writes in favor of the Black Lives Matter movement; photo.
23 The poor of '1984'
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:7, p.1
9/21/2015 James M. Lang, an English professor at Assumption College, gave a speech about George Orwell's "1984" and how it makes the poor seem invisible; photo.
24 New provost, new challenges
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:43, p.1
3/12/2015 Jim Wohlpart will be replacing Mike Licari as provost; photo.
25 Wohlpart announced as Provost
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:42, p.2
3/9/2015 Jim Wohlpart has been chosen to be the next Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; photo.

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