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The University of Iowa Power Plant as seen on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021.

UI faces lawsuit for alleged breach of public/private utility contract

Grace Katzer, News Reporter January 28, 2023

Three years after entering a 50-year-long deal, the University of Iowa Energy Collaborative, which oversees the utilities across campus, filed a federal lawsuit against the UI for a breach of contract. The...

The Old Capitol Building is seen in Iowa City, Iowa on April 14, 2022.

UI faculty senate, state Board of Regents oppose anti-tenure bill

Kate Perez , News Editor January 24, 2023

A bill designed to prohibit tenure policies and contracts is facing opposition from members of the University of Iowa and at state Board of Regents-governed universities. The bill, House File 48,...

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

UI survey reveals 50 percent of faculty, staff, and postdocs considered leaving in last year

Grace Katzer, News Reporter January 22, 2023

While most students reported feeling valued at the University of Iowa, over 50 percent of faculty, staff, and postdocs reported seriously considering leaving the UI in the last 12 months, a campus...

Iowa Faculty Senates president Ana Rodriguez-Rodriguez speaks at the Faculty Senate Meeting in the Old Capitol. Sept. 13, 2022.

UI instructional track faculty voice concern for ‘class divide’ among instructors

Grace Katzer, News Reporter January 17, 2023

University of Iowa instructional track faculty voiced feeling like “second-class citizens” compared to tenure track faculty on campus, a recent UI survey revealed. UI instructors said in the...

The Old Capitol is pictured on April 14, 2022.

UI DEI committee identifies retention, belonging as obstacles for CLAS members

Grace Katzer, News Reporter January 16, 2023

Low faculty retention and belonging were among the top issues addressed in the 2022 annual University of Iowa’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion report released...

The Roy J. And Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine pictured on August 27, 2020.

UI vice president for medical affairs and Carver College of Medicine dean resumes

Sydney Libert, News Reporter January 16, 2023

The University of Iowa relaunched its search for the next vice president for medical affairs and Carver College of Medicine dean after deciding to pause in October 2022. Brooks Jackson, current...

Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand speaks during the Kinney Summer BBQ Bash at the Kinney Family Farm in Oxford, Iowa on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022.

Iowa taxpayers could be responsible for shortfalls of UI $1.2 billion utilities deal

Sabine Martin and Emily Nyberg December 14, 2022

Following an investigation of the University of Iowa public/private partnership, a deal finalized in March 2020, State Auditor Rob Sand recommended Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Legislature closely...

Willard Sandy Boyd stands next to his painted portrait at his home on June 15, 2003.

Former UI President Willard ‘Sandy’ Boyd dead at 95

Sabine Martin, Managing News Editor December 13, 2022

Former University of Iowa President Willard “Sandy” Boyd Jr., who came to the university in 1954 as a professor in the College of Law and served as one of the university’s longest-tenured presidents,...

Harriet Nembhard, the then-new Dean of the UI College of Engineering, is photographed on the John Deere Plaza outside the new expansion to the Seamans Center.

UI College of Engineering dean resigns for presidency at private school

Grace Katzer, News Reporter December 6, 2022

Harriet Nembhard, dean of the University of Iowa College of Engineering, will be leaving her position at the university in June 2023 after accepting the position of president at Harvey Mudd College. ...

Senators listen at a University Student Government meeting Sept. 27, 2022.

USG unanimously passes resolution to support documented Dreamer students

Archie Wagner, News Reporter November 30, 2022

The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government unanimously passed legislation to support documented Dreamers at its meeting Tuesday night, voicing the government’s support for the America’s...

Iowa graduate Chinese student Muyun Lin takes a short water break between his workout at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center in Iowa City on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.

UI international student enrollment continues to decline

Emily Nyberg, News Reporter November 27, 2022

Following national trends, the number of international students at the University of Iowa declined for the fifth year since 2017 — including a significant loss of Chinese students. While...

The Old Capitol is pictured on April 14, 2022.

UI College of Public Health, College of Education adopt sustainability requirement

Archie Wagner, News Reporter November 27, 2022

The University of Iowa College of Public Health and College of Education added a sustainability general education course requirement for next year’s incoming undergraduate students. Students...

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