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Regents approve another tuition hike

University of Iowa Provost Sue Curry speaks to University President Bruce Harreld during an Iowa Board of Regents Meeting on Thursday June 8, 2017. (The Daily Iowan/Nick Rohlman)

Marissa Payne, [email protected]

June 8, 2017

CEDAR FALLS — For a second year in a row, the state Board of Regents took a summer vote to raise tuition for Iowa’s public universities. The regents approved the increases at their meeting here on June 8. Resident undergraduate tuition rates at the UI will increase 5 percent, or $358; nonresident...

IC police, FBI say Owens incident not a hate crime

IC police, FBI say Owens incident not a hate crime

May 17, 2016

By Girindra Selleck [email protected] After more than two weeks of tension about a fight involving UI freshman Marcus Owens that was initially believed by many to be racially motivated, the Iowa City police on My 16 released a statement declaring the incident does not qualify as a hate crime. ...

UI justice forum with Harreld turns contentious

UI president Bruce Harreld listens to the other panelists at the Old Capitol Museum on Monday, May 2, 2016. The panels discussed numerous topics including social justice and themed semester program. (The Daily Iowan/Peter Kim)

Katelyn Weisbrod, [email protected]

May 3, 2016

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld’s academic year is ending similarly to how it began. Tension grew after Harreld refused to respond to numerous questions from community members at a Just Living Theme Semester Planning Committee discussion on Tuesday night. The event also saw several audience...

Harreld pushes tuition hike

Bruce Harreld talks with reporters in The Daily Iowan conference room about his upcoming term as the next president of the University of Iowa. Upon his acceptance, Harreld had an approval rating of three percent. (The Daily Iowan/Brooklynn Kascel)

Stacey Murray, [email protected]

May 3, 2016

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld will argue for “more dramatic” increases in tuition moving forward, potentially as a way to offset lower amounts of support from the state Legislature. “We have an obligation to the state, and we will fulfill that obligation,” he said. “But at th...

UI student vets voice concerns at strategic planning forum

University of Iowa faculty and staff listen to a speaker in The Old Capitol Mall on Monday, April 25, 2016. The UI Strategic Planning Design Group held a pubic forum to share ideas about strategic priorities for the university. (The Daily Iowan/Courtney Hawkins)

Katelyn Weisbrod, [email protected]

April 26, 2016

Veterans services were among some of the concerns at the first student forum for input on the University of Iowa strategic plan. Seven students spoke at the forum on Monday, the first of two student forums and one of seven forums focused on the UI's strategic plan. The forums are intended to gather...

Soyer: Don’t re-elect Rastetter

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter announced the newly appointed President Bruce Harreld during a meeting in the IMU on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Harreld is the 21st president of the University of Iowa. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

April 21, 2016

Hannah Soyer [email protected] The state Board of Regents met Wednesday and will meet again today to elect the board president and president pro tem. Current President Bruce Rastetter and President Pro Tem Katie Mulholland seek re-election, although it is necessary for the regents to elec...

Harreld updates regents on innovations

Bruce Harreld talks with reporters in The Daily Iowan conference room about his upcoming term as the next president of the University of Iowa. Upon his acceptance, Harreld had an approval rating of three percent. (The Daily Iowan/Brooklynn Kascel)

Tom Ackerman, [email protected]

February 26, 2016

  Even in a state Board of Regents meeting, University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld could not escape the controversy of his presidency. The regents and officials from Iowa’s three public universities met Thursday in Ames. Harreld gave updates on innovations, accomplishments, and progress...

Editorial: Incivility, unrest at Harreld’s town hall

A woman holds a sign in protest of the president of the University, Bruce Harreld, at the town hall on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. She and others gathered at the town hall in the Pomerantz Center to urge the president to resign during the town hall meeting. (The Daily Iowan/Tawny Schmit)

February 25, 2016

Roughly 120 days into his controversial presidency, University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld has not been able to establish a strong footing upon which to build success, though few have given him an opportunity to do so. On Tuesday night, Harreld hosted a town hall. Rather than rushing through an...

Community gears up for Harreld town hall

Bruce Harreld talks with reporters in The Daily Iowan conference room about his upcoming term as the next president of the University of Iowa. Upon his acceptance, Harreld had an approval rating of three percent. (The Daily Iowan/Brooklynn Kascel)

Savannah Guyer, [email protected]

February 23, 2016

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld’s first town hall has many drawing their breath in anticipation of questioning the new president. Harreld will hold a the meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. today in the Pomerantz Center. Provost P. Barry Butler, interim Senior Vice President for Finance Rod Lehnertz,...

Regents leave community cold

Students walk down the T. Anne Cleary Walkway in-between classes on December 2, 2015 at the university of Iowa. (File photo/The Daily Iowan)

KayLynn Harris, [email protected]

February 19, 2016

A record number of community members attended the latest state Board of Regents public transparency hearing, although most believed it was just another way for their voices to be ignored. Thursday, the hearing allowed people to record messages through a web camera. The comments, which could not be...

Guest opinion: Remembering what public universities are about

The University of Iowa Campus looking west from Old Capitol and the Pentacrest.

February 19, 2016

University of Iowa students, faculty, staff and alumni, and for that matter the citizens of Iowa generally, have been treated in recent months to vague and insubstantial comments by newly appointed President Bruce Harreld and the state Board of Regents about what the future might hold for the UI. Their...

Barta garners big contract extension

Barta garners big contract extension

February 18, 2016

By Jordan Hansen [email protected] While plenty of questions swirl about the Iowa Athletics Department, the university decided to double-down on Athletics Director Gary Barta, extending his contract to June 30, 2021. Barta’s contract was set to expire after June 30 of this year. Acc...