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University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson walks on campus July 20.

President Wilson talks tuition, state funding fluctuations

Sabine Martin, News Editor July 20, 2021

At an upcoming meeting July 28, the state Board of Regents will finalize tuition rates for the 2021-22 academic year. University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson said during a media availability on...

Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta speaks at a press conference July 30.

Hawkeye Athletics deficit lower than initially anticipated

Robert Read, Summer Editor July 20, 2021

The University of Iowa athletic department’s deficit from the last fiscal year — originally projected to be $74.8 million — was instead listed at $44.7 million on state Board of Regent documents...

The new University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson addresses reporters in the Levitt Center for University Advancement on April 30, 2021. Wilson becomes the 22nd president for the University of Iowa and was previously the Executive Vice President and Vice President for Academic Affairs for the University of Illinois. (Ayrton Breckenridge/The Daily Iowan)

UI President Barbara Wilson begins tenure at university

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor July 14, 2021

Barbara Wilson’s tenure as University of Iowa President began on Thursday. In April, the state Board of Regents chose the former executive vice president and vice president for academic affairs...

University of Iowa student Pareen Mhatre poses for a portrait in Iowa City, IA on June 22, 2021. Mhatre is an immigration advocate for Improve the Dream.

UI student Pareen Mhatre reflects on telling her testimony to Congress, trip to D.C.

Emily Delgado, News Reporter June 29, 2021

Pareen Mhatre said she has been in constant fear of her path to American citizenship for the past five years. Mhatre, a University of Iowa student and Immigration Advocate for Improve the Dream, is...

Undergraduate Student Government President Regan Smock speaks to the state Board of Regents on June 24.

University of Iowa student leaders call for affordable tuition in higher education

Sabine Martin, News Editor June 24, 2021

The University of Iowa’s student body leaders called for the state Board of Regents to advocate for “systemic changes” toward affordable higher education in Iowa at a regents meeting on Thursday. Undergraduate...

The Tippie College of Business, located at the University of Iowa, is seen on Monday, March 15, 2021. Iowa’s business school has declared a program between business schools from University of Northern Iowa, Grinnell, and Cornell, to allow students to get their master of finance degrees quicker. (Grace Smith/The Daily Iowan)

UI Tippie College of Business selects associate dean of undergraduate programs

Sabine Martin, News Editor June 24, 2021

Charles Wayne Keene will serve as the next associate dean for undergraduate programs at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business. Keene is currently the director of the Center for Sales...

Iowa Board of Regents President Mike Richards announces Barbara Wilson as the new University of Iowa President at a press conference in the Levitt Center for University Advancement on April 30, 2021. Wilson takes over after the previous University of Iowa President, Bruce Harreld, held office for just over five years.

State Board of Regents propose $283 tuition increase for UI undergrads after year-long pause

Emily Delgado and Kelsey Harrell June 21, 2021

The state Board of Regents is proposing a $283 tuition increase for undergraduate students and a $353 increase for graduate students at the University of Iowa for the 2021-22 academic year. The...

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

University of Iowa approves seven projects for P3 funding

Natalie Dunlap , News Editor June 17, 2021

The University of Iowa granted funding for seven projects through the public-private partnership known as P3, distributing more than $12 million total.  According to a press release from the UI,...

Gov. Kim Reynolds listens to Senate President Jake Chapman speak during the State of the State address in the house chamber of the Iowa State Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 in Des Moines. Gov. Reynolds highlighted in the address expansion of broadband internet, a push for in-person learning, and economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

University of Iowa professors say new law prohibiting ‘divisive concepts’ misrepresents critical race theory

Sabine Martin, News Editor June 14, 2021

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a bill into law June 8 that will prohibit teaching critical race theory and “divisive concepts” in K-12 and higher education, in school curricula, and in mandatory...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are seen on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

UIHC requests approval for 6 percent rate increase from state Board of Regents

June 4, 2021

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Committee requested the state Board of Regents to approve a hospital rate increase of 6 percent for fiscal 2022 on Thursday. The committee for UIHC said...

Hillcrest as seen on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. Hillcrest is one of the University of Iowa's Residence Halls.

Hillcrest Residence Hall expected to see new capital improvements pending regents approval

Rachel Schilke, Summer Editor June 2, 2021

Students living in Hillcrest Residence Hall over the next few years can expect to see new capital improvements, after the state Board of Regents’ property and facilities committee gave the green...

A piece of land located near the intersection of Finkbine Commuter Drive and Melrose Avenue as seen on Sunday, May 2, 2021. The land is being rezoned to make way for housing.

New four-story residential unit coming to Iowa City, pending regents approval

Rachel Schilke, Summer Editor June 2, 2021

The state Board of Regents’ property and facilities committee approved for consideration phase one of the Finkbine Development plan, which will develop 6.12 acres of land into a four-story residential...

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