Universities

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 ... »

Iowa regents will mull eight more efficiency ‘opportunities’ in October

IOWA CITY — The Board of Regents will convene for a special meeting Oct. 2 to discuss eight more cost-saving, revenue-generating, or efficie ... »

Iowa State remains largest university in Iowa

AMES — Iowa State University announced Wednesday that it remains the largest public university in Iowa for the second straight year, with an ... »

Regents postpone UI, UNI projects due to efficiency review

AMES — A Board of Regents committee on Tuesday agreed to postpone two proposed projects at the University of Iowa and the University of Nort ... »

Regents to ask Legislature for $13 million for ISU, UNI

IOWA CITY — Using new enrollment- and performance-based funding metrics, the Board of Regents is planning to give Iowa State University and ... »

UI asks for money to research driverless cars

Part of the Board of Regents’ $649 million request in state appropriations for the 2016 budget year includes “special purpose” ... »