Universities

University of Iowa professor Bloom granted sabbatical in New York

IOWA CITY — The Board of Regents on Wednesday approved sabbaticals in the next year for 110 faculty members, including University of Iowa pr ... »

UI faculty asked Mason not to sign letter to lawmakers

IOWA CITY — Many University of Iowa faculty members don’t support changes the Board of Regents approved earlier this year to how it w ... »

UI graduate students want better pay, tuition waived, fees reimbursed

IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa graduate student union is asking for higher pay, full tuition scholarships, and fee reimbursements for it ... »

Regents, presidents ask Iowa lawmakers to support new funding metrics

IOWA CITY — In a letter to the Iowa General Assembly, Board of Regents representatives and presidents from Iowa’s public universities ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

University of Iowa faculty question Deloitte on cuts, ask for details

IOWA CITY — University of Iowa staff and faculty members on Thursday had plenty of pointed questions for consultants who last week suggested ... »

Regents still negotiating Deloitte contract

IOWA CITY — Two months after deciding to continue working with Deloitte Consulting LLC on its suggestions to improve sourcing and procuremen ... »

University of Iowa debuts new scholarships

IOWA CITY — In hopes of addressing rising tuition and student debt levels while also increasing enrollment, the University of Iowa on Wednes ... »

Regent consultant proposes staff reductions, possibly hundreds, at Iowa universities

IOWA CITY — Eight new efficiency opportunities being considered by the Board of Regents could save tens of millions of dollars and eliminate ... »

Mount Mercy inaugurates ninth president

CEDAR RAPIDS — The ninth president of Mount Mercy University was inaugurated Friday during an installation ceremony that welcomed the school ... »

Student debt: Not just for young Americans

More of today’s college and university students are graduating with debt — and more of it — but the problem of student loan de ... »

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