Higher education

Emails: University of Iowa asked outraged students to preview Mason’s apology

IOWA CITY — A group of University of Iowa students outraged by a Ku Klux Klan-robed sculpture erected on campus last month was allowed to re ... »

University of Iowa forming working groups to resolve AIB merger issues
University of Iowa forming working groups to resolve AIB merger issues

The University of Iowa on Thursday announced it's forming 10 working groups to address “key issues” involved ... »

International consortium may dissolve due to debt owed to Kirkwood

An international consortium hosted by Kirkwood Community College since 1998 may dissolve because of financial woes.

Kirkwood President Mick S ... »

University of Iowa’s expansion gains fans, critic

IOWA CITY — A day after the University of Iowa announced plans to open a second campus in Des Moines by merging with a business college, a B ... »

Lawmakers question funding for ISU experiment station

DES MOINES — As lawmakers this week continue to debate how to fund Iowa’s public universities, some are asking whether nearly $30 mil ... »

University of Iowa presidential search could follow ISU, UNI mold

IOWA CITY — As University of Iowa prepares to undergo its own search for a new leader after President Sally Mason last week announced plans ... »

State advises UNI changes after finding thousands in improper transactions

IOWA CITY — The state auditor is advising the University of Northern Iowa establish policies around the financial transactions of student or ... »

Mason outlines priorities for remaining six months

IOWA CITY — Outgoing University of Iowa President Sally Mason on Wednesday laid out her priorities for the next six months, which she hopes ... »

Lawmaker plans bill requiring elections for Board of Regents

Out of concern the Board of Regents has become too political, one Iowa lawmakers is planning to propose a bill that would require regents to be ele ... »

Iowa community colleges: Obama’s free-tuition plan ‘exceptional idea’

IOWA CITY — In advance of Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama has unveiled a proposal to offer two years of ... »

Sally Mason a strong fundraiser, despite controversies

IOWA CITY — Controversies at the University of Iowa during President Sally Mason’s tenure made fundraising harder, an adviser said, b ... »

Blogger ‘Iowa Girl Eats’ kicks off University of Iowa food theme programming

Des Moines-based food blogger Kristin Porter creates recipes and shares her love of food with thousands of followers online at IowaGirlEats.com. It ... »

Regents backtrack on reason for closed meeting with UI President Mason

The Board of Regents on Friday clarified that it is meeting in closed session on Tuesday to evaluate University of Iowa President Sally Masonȁ ... »

University of Iowa President Sally Mason to retire Aug. 1

IOWA CITY — Every day since Sally Mason took over as the University of Iowa’s 20th president in August 2007 has been “pressure ... »

President Mason leaves mixed legacy among faculty, students

Many University of Iowa faculty, students, and staff are sad to see President Sally Mason retire.

But some say they are eager for new leader ... »

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