Colleges

Gov. Branstad will work with regents on funding request

IOWA CITY — Gov. Terry Branstad on Thursday promised to work with the Board of Regents on its request for $12.9 million to keep the Universi ... »

Board of Regents approve state funding request

IOWA CITY — The Board of Regents unanimously agreed on Wednesday to ask the state for an additional $12.9 million in the 2016 budget year to ... »

Questions arise around higher education funding changes

IOWA CITY — Critics, including at least one regent, are calling on the Board of Regents to reconsider a new funding model it approved in June ... »

Kirkwood debuts its Washington County Regional Center

For some Washington County students, starting back to school this fall will look different thanks to the newest Kirkwood Community College regional ... »

Regents’ ‘transparent, inclusive’ meetings remain closed

Despite the name and mission of a Board of Regents-created subcommittee formed to oversee a systemwide “Transparent, Inclusive, Efficiency R ... »

Iowa Board of Regents to review admission gauge

The Board of Regents in the coming year will reassess a scoring system it enacted five years ago to gauge the potential for success of incoming stu ... »

Students discover surprise study abroad expenses

Steffi Lee had been told about all the expected costs she might encounter while studying abroad from Simpson College of Indianola. Then, something ... »

Online college agrees to $7.25 million settlement with Iowa

DES MOINES — Thousands of Iowa students could be in line for refunds from a California-based for-profit school.

At a Friday news conf ... »

Sororities seek out self-defense

IOWA CITY — After receiving notification after notification this school year warning of another sexual assault on campus, University of Iowa ... »

Three area colleges join federal food waste project

The University of Iowa, Coe College and Luther College are joining the Environmental Protection Agency’s Food Recovery Challenge, which asks ... »

Iowa lawmakers approve compromise on education funding

DES MOINES — A House-Senate panel Wednesday approved a $986 million education budget compromise for fiscal 2015 that would cover a tuition f ... »

Private colleges adapt or wither in face of declining enrollment, financial challenges

Sticker shock didn’t scare off Spencer Stout, 19, a college sophomore from Westminster, Colo., from looking at Coe College in Cedar Rapids.< ... »

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