Higher education

University of Iowa named ‘bike friendly’ for efforts to support bicycling

IOWA CITY — University of Iowa junior Andrew Hirst said he learned fast that getting across campus and navigating Iowa City was best done by ... »

University of Iowa professor witnesses epicenter of Hong Kong protests

IOWA CITY — The student-led, pro-democracy protests now in their fifth week in Chinese-controlled Hong Kong have been mostly peaceful. But U ... »

Regent majority supports freezing tuition

IOWA CITY — A majority of the nine members of the Board of Regents have expressed support for an unprecedented third straight tuition freeze ... »

Three Regents support University of Iowa undergraduate tuition freeze

IOWA CITY — In an about-face of an original proposal to increase tuition, three members of the Board of Regents — including President ... »

Tuition freeze enters political fray for Iowa governor candidates

DES MOINES — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch said Thursday he opposes a “surprise” tuition increase on students ... »

Regents consider policy on university-municipality tax deals

IOWA CITY — A proposed policy under consideration by the Board of Regents would require tax deals between its public universities and munici ... »

Iowa Regents expect some receipts from consultant this week

The Board of Regents this week is expecting to receive its first batch of expense receipts from a consulting firm hired to conduct an efficiency re ... »

Iowa Regents expect some receipts from consultant this week

The Board of Regents this week is expecting to receive its first batch of expense receipts from a consulting firm hired to conduct an efficiency re ... »

University of Iowa announces site, developer for new art museum

IOWA CITY — A much-anticipated new University of Iowa Museum of Art moved one step closer to reality Wednesday when administrators announced ... »

Regents shore up university cash reporting variances

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s three public universities do not report cash and cash equivalents the same way in their budgets, explaining in par ... »

University of Iowa Vice President Doug True to retire

IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa’s Senior Vice President and Treasurer Doug True is planning to retire from those roles, which he&# ... »

State lawmakers debate university funding model

CORALVILLE -- The intended and unintended consequences of a new proposal for funding Iowa's public universities came under review by lawmakers this ... »

Last minute changes took millions more from University of Iowa

IOWA CITY — About two weeks before publicly releasing details about how new enrollment- and performance-based funding metrics could affect I ... »

ISU employees question changes to vetted operations

AMES — During a public forum Monday at Iowa State University that invited the community to weigh in and ask questions about proposed efficie ... »

International authors practice craft in Iowa City

IOWA CITY — Boaz Gaon remembers the day an Israeli woman approached him after watching a play he had written.

She said the work led h ... »