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UI extends Tippie College of Business dean search until fall semester

The Pappajohn Business Building is seen on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Reporter

May 15, 2020

The University of Iowa shared Friday it has extended the Tippie College of Business dean search to allow candidates to have in-person visits during the fall semester, but it's unclear what the decision means for the three finalists currently in the candidate pool. Because of the COVID-19 outb...

UI developing plan for in-person fall semester, faculty and staff to continue remote work

The Old Capitol is seen on April 13, 2020.

Naomi Hofferber, Arts and News Reporter

May 15, 2020

On Friday, the University of Iowa took another step in its planning process for reopening in the fall, a campus-wide email informed UI students, faculty, and staff. UI planning teams submitted scenarios and recommendations on how to reopen the university for in-person education safely to the UI’s...

‘We have to keep people safe’: Hawkeyes at the heart of University of Iowa’s COVID-19 response

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Marissa Payne, Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2020

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld was searching for a guiding star in March to lead the institution through the COVID-19 pandemic amid a horizon filled with uncertainty. As the number of novel coronavirus cases first began to rise in Iowa, the 21st UI president met with the deans March...

‘We’re preparing for everything,’ University of Iowa president says of plans to resume campus operations

UI President Bruce Harreld answers questions during an interview with The Daily Iowan in the Adler Journalism Building on Monday, December 9, 2019. (Katina Zentz/The Daily Iowan)

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Reporter

May 6, 2020

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld said in an interview with The Daily Iowan Wednesday that the university is considering several potential solutions to address how to safely resume campus operations, especially for the upcoming fall semester, amid COVID-19.  “We’re preparing for e...

Nonresident University of Iowa students concerned about out-of-state tuition rates amid online instruction

Nonresident University of Iowa students concerned about out-of-state tuition rates amid online instruction

Mary Hartel, News Reporter

May 5, 2020

Some University of Iowa nonresident students are voicing concerns about the financial burden of out-of-state tuition as classes go virtual for universities across the country because of the COVID-19 pandemic. UI officials prorated refunds for on-campus housing and dining costs, but have said ...

Tippie dean search: University of Texas at San Antonio business-school dean talks research, diversity, student success

Wm. Gerard Sanders Dean College of the College of Business Administration and Bodenstedt Chair at the University of Texas at San Antonio, speaks during a Zoom meeting on Monday May 4, 2020.

Lauren White, News Reporter

May 4, 2020

The final public forum in the University of Iowa’s search for a new dean of the Tippie College of Business occurred Monday, where candidate Gerard Sanders discussed five strategic priorities he plans to implement in the school, if selected. Sanders, dean of the University of Texas at San Anton...

College of Engineering faculty, staff councils send climate resolution to UI administration

Solar Panels are positioned on the top of the Seamens Center on Monday, October 2, 2017.

Annie Fitzpatrick, News Reporter

May 4, 2020

Representatives on two University of Iowa engineering councils sent a resolution asking for coordinated campus-side leadership in addressing climate change to university administration in April, but leaders in the engineering college are concerned that achieving climate goals may be delayed due t...

Iowa regents recommend no tuition hikes amid ‘unprecedented’ COVID-19 uncertainty

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.

Kelsey Harrell, News Reporter

April 30, 2020

May 4: The state Board of Regents did a first reading of the proposed tuition and mandatory fees for the 2020-21 academic year, the proposed rates will remain flat amid the novel coronavirus pandemic and the financial uncertainty that has resulted. A final reading and vote on the tuition and f...

Harreld says UIHC is confident in supply of personal protective equipment to resume elective procedures

The University of Iowa Health Care building is seen on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2015.

Josie Fischels, Arts Editor

April 30, 2020

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld defended Iowa Gov. Kim Reynold’s decision to resume elective surgeries in the state beginning Monday, and spoke on the financial impact the purchase of personal protective equipment has had at UI Hospitals and Clinics at a state Board of Regents meeting Thursday. UI...

University of Iowa president reports around $76 million in expenses, losses from COVID-19 response

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld speaks in front of the state Board of Regents on Thursday, April 18, 2019.

Marissa Payne, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2020

The nearly $16.2 million the University of Iowa will receive through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act is not enough to make up for the $76 million budget shortfall the institution faces amid responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, UI President Bruce Harreld told the state...

UI Faculty Senate elects new officers, announces senators and councilors

Faculty Senate President Sandra Daack-Hirsch speaks during the Faculty Senate meeting on April 23, 2019.

Kelsey Harrell, News Reporter

April 28, 2020

University of Iowa Faculty Senate announced the results of its 2020-21 election at a Zoom meeting Tuesday, appointing Joseph Yockey as the new president, Teresa Marshall as vice president, and Ana Rodríguez-Rodríguez as secretary. Eighteen faculty members were elected to Faculty Council, and 7...

University of Iowa anticipates drop in new international-student enrollment for fall 2020 due to COVID-19

The University of Iowa Study abroad office is seen on Monday, October 21st, 2019.

Mary Hartel, News Reporter

April 28, 2020

University of Iowa officials anticipate that recent travel bans and increased xenophobia will exacerbate the trend of declining international-student enrollment for the upcoming school year amid the spread of the novel coronavirus. UI International Programs Dean Russell Ganim said the university and i...