Higher education

Despite political donations, Board of Regent members argue their actions remain apolitical

Over the past 16 years, Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter has made more than $1.4 million in political contributions, including more than ... »

University of Iowa President Mason vows to foster environment 'open to all points of view'

After receiving widespread criticism for its handling of a Ku Klux Klan-likened sculpture that an artist installed on campus without permission ear ... »

University of Iowa students, experts optimistic about America’s renewed diplomacy with Cuba

When University of Iowa senior Kayla Cemensky was weighing her options for study abroad destinations, she found herself intrigued by Cuba. Intrigue ... »

University of Iowa graduate students call tuition freeze ‘disingenuous’

The University of Iowa graduate student union on Tuesday called a Board of Regents proposal to freeze resident undergraduate tuition for an unprece ... »

University of Iowa student in Sydney safe in midst of hostage situation

As the world on Monday watched a hostage situation unfold in the heart of tourist-haven Sydney, Australia, officials with the University of Iowa&#x ... »

University presidents explain need for 1.75 percent increase at Board of Regents budget hearing

If Iowa lawmakers approve a requested 1.75 percent increase in higher education appropriations for the next budget year — along with an extr ... »

After enrollment surge, Leath pleased by slower rate of growth at ISU

JOHNSTON — Iowa State University is not expecting to match the competition in the race to increase in-state enrollment next year and that do ... »

Free speech or fighting words?

IOWA CITY — The hope was for silence. The plan was to heal. The vision was unification.

“But I felt the allies came in and co-o ... »

“Over-max” University of Iowa salaries questioned

IOWA CITY — More than 100 University of Iowa employees are paid nearly $1 million more a year combined than allowed for their assigned duties ... »

Kirkwood may build student housing

CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College is considering building on-campus student housing for the first time in its history, the school&#x ... »

Broken pulley to blame for flags not flying over Iowa City’s Old Capitol

IOWA CITY — There’s a good reason why the American flag hasn’t been flying from the flagpole atop the Old Capitol Museum build ... »

NICC trying to set example with no-till farming project

CALMAR — Northeast Iowa Community College has implemented comprehensive conservation practices on all the cropland used to feed its dairy her ... »

DOT recommending grant for University of Iowa bike share program

IOWA CITY — State officials are recommending University of Iowa for a grant to help launch a bike share program on campus, which school offi ... »

University of Iowa president: Efforts to grow ‘starting to pay off’

The University of Iowa’s “only option” to avoid losing tens of millions of dollars under a new Board of Regents funding model ... »

Reassigned University of Iowa athletics official Meyer will help oversee construction

IOWA CITY — An associate University of Iowa athletics director reassigned pending a potential lawsuit by her partner will help oversee UI co ... »

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