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University of Iowa sees drop in international student enrollment

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
The drop is a part of an ongoing trend that has been exacerbated by pandemic related safety concerns and restrictions.
November 19, 2020

International student enrollment at the University of Iowa is down 24 percent this year, according to the state Board of Regents. The decline was expected, and is part of an ongoing trend nationwide...

Amy Kristof-Brown named new dean of University of Iowa Tippie College of Business

Tippie College of Business Building is seen on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020.
Since serving as interim dean of the college beginning in March, Amy Kristof-Brown, who has been a faculty member within the college for over 20 years, will take on the role as the new dean beginning Dec. 1.
November 19, 2020

The University of Iowa announced this morning that Amy Kristof-Brown, current senior associate dean and Henry B. Tippie Research Professor of Management in the Tippie College of Business, will take...

Iowa hospital officials hopeful on vaccine, continuing surge plan

Photo Illustration by Katie Goodale
As University of Iowa Health Care officials have prepared for the current surge in hospitalizations, they are also looking to a vaccine on the horizon.
November 18, 2020

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics officials discussed plans to combat the surge in COVID-19 cases in Iowa and gave vaccine trials updates at the state Board of Regents’ virtual meeting Wednesday.  Due...

Iowa regent universities report four-year decline in enrollment

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
The Iowa regent institutions reported an overall enrollment decrease of 4.4 percent for the 2020 academic year compared to fall 2019.
November 18, 2020

Iowa’s public universities reported enrolling fewer students this year, the fourth year of decreasing enrollment since setting records in fall 2016 — more than half of which is caused by a decline...

Board of Regents President says tuition will not increase in the spring

Regent President Mike Richards listens during the state Board of Regents meeting at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls on Friday, November 15, 2018.
State Board of Regents President Mike Richards announced tuition will remain the same for the spring 2021 semester for resident and nonresident students attending regent institutions at the board’s meeting Wednesday. The decision puts the board an entire academic year behind in its five-year tuition increase plan.
November 18, 2020

The state Board of Regents will not increase tuition for students in the spring semester, but will return to it’s five-year tuition increase plan in fall 2021. During regent President Mike Richards’...

Iowa high school counselors say that every university has its own ‘admissions game’

University of Iowa freshman Julian Wemmie poses for a portrait in front of his high school, Iowa City West. Wemmie was involved in numerous extracurricular activities throughout his time at West.
For first-year applicants at the University of Iowa, The Regents Admission Index system (RAI) does not consider extracurricular activities, which high school counselors stress.
November 17, 2020

Julian Wemmie is a University of Iowa freshman studying chemistry on a pre-med track. To prepare for college, Wemmie’s goal was to be a “well-rounded” student. Balancing his time with playing...

Regent President Mike Richards to give spring tuition update at Board of Regents meeting this week

UI President Bruce Harreld answers questions during an interview with The Daily Iowan in the Adler Journalism Building on Monday, December 9, 2019.
University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld recommended the regents at some point return to steady increases in tuition for resident students after freezing tuition for the fall semester. Regent President Mike Richards is scheduled to give an update on spring tuition on Wednesday.
November 15, 2020

Regent President Mike Richards is slated to give an update on the status of Iowa's three public universities' tuition for the spring semester at this week's meeting, according to regent spokesperson...

State Board of Regents select search firm for the University of Iowa Presidential Search Committee

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
Following the release of the 21-member search committee on Tuesday to select the UI’s next president, the state Board of Regents selected AGB, a Washington-based search firm.
November 12, 2020

The state Board of Regents has selected AGB Search, a search firm based in Washington, D.C., that will assist the University of Iowa Presidential Search following UI President Bruce Harreld’s retirement...

Former University of Iowa president David Skorton named to Joe Biden transition team

David Skorton (right) answers a question from UI Graduate College dean John Keller during An Evening with David Skorton at Hancher Auditorium on Thursday, Mar. 30, 2017.
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David Skorton — the University of Iowa's president from 2003-2006 — was tapped to be a part of an Arts and Humanities transition review team for the incoming White House occupant.
November 12, 2020

Former University of Iowa President David Skorton, who led the UI from 2003-2006, will serve on an Arts and Humanities agencies review team for the Joe Biden Kamala Harris transition team. He'll...

Regents name UI Presidential Search Committee members

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Following University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld’s retirement announcement in early October, the Iowa Board of Regents named the 21-member search committee on Tuesday.
November 11, 2020

The University of Iowa is continuing its search for the next top Hawkeye by announcing its Presidential Search Committee members — who will be tasked with selecting finalists for the next president...

State Board of Regents discuss campus crime statistics, UI stalking cases double

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
While the University of Iowa’s annual crime statistics report has yet to be published this year, Public Safety Director Scott Beckner reported a decrease of most crimes, but a steep increase in stalking cases at the state Board of Regents meeting Tuesday.
November 10, 2020

The University of Iowa Public Safety Director Scott Beckner announced this year’s Annual Security Report is not completely finished, but the university has seen an increase in stalking and robberies,...

University of Iowa professors advise students on finding jobs in a pandemic

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
Although the pandemic has changed both schooling and businesses, professors at the university are encouraging students to still think about their future during the pandemic.
November 9, 2020

As the pandemic continues, many college students are looking to secure a solid internship or job in order to build their résumé, but many smaller businesses are struggling and aren’t as likely...

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