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Bruce Harreld still seeking 'path forward' at the University of Iowa

CLOSE<p>As he approaches the two year anniversary of his hiring date, University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld remains far from being embraced by the …

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa Vice President for Medical Affairs Jean Robillard, who at no additional salary took on the extra duties of being interim UI president for part of 2015, nonetheless was among the nation's 10 highest paid public or private university executives, the Chronicle of Higher Education said this week.

Vanessa Miller<p>The Gazette<p>Panel orders University of Iowa to pay millions in Children’s Hospital dispute<p>Uncontrolled Chinese space lab drops toward …

Iowa Faculty, Resigned to Harreld’s Leadership, Still Waiting for Results

The controversy over Bruce Harreld’s hiring has quieted, but many faculty members remain dispirited by challenges facing the university.

IOWA CITY - Amid significant changes to the University of Iowa's 150-year-old Alumni Association, the chairwoman of its board of directors abruptly resigned earlier this month - calling her departure best for the organization and "for me personally."

Vanessa Miller<p>The Gazette<p>Two years after unusual hire, Iowa State business forum starts<p>Coralville — Iowa City State Senate district destined for 'new …

University of Iowa

U of Iowa president continues to face caution and criticism

Dive Brief:<p>The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that 18 months after J. Bruce Harreld became the president of the University of Iowa in a …

Harreld talks tuition, growth

On May 4, <i>Daily Iowan</i> reporters sat down with University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld.<p><b>By Daily Iowan staff</b><p><b>daily-iowan@uiowa.edu</b><p><b>The Daily Iowan:</b> In …

UI to hire firm to review employment practices, vis-à-vis civil rights

The University of Iowa will soon hire an independent firm to conduct an external review of university employment practices based on the Iowa Civil …

Spokeswoman: U. Iowa president made error on disclosure form

A spokeswoman says University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld mistakenly reported receiving outside income for corporate consulting work on a …

Case at University of Iowa highlights gender bias facing women in athletics

In a long-waged battle, Jane Meyer, a former senior member of the University of Iowa’s athletics department, sued her former employer, claiming …

Harreld wants to combine Foundation, alumni group

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld announced Monday that he wishes to merge two separate organizations, the UI Foundation and the Alumni …

Funding bleaker for Iowa universities

The governor’s proposal this week to lower spending in the 2018 and 2019 budget years portends more bad news for Iowa’s public universities, …

IOWA CITY - News this week that University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld intends to merge the institution's alumni association with its independent fundraising arm came as a surprise to the association's board of directors and members.

Vanessa Miller<p>The Gazette<p>Hira Mustafa first woman of color in decades to become UI student government president<p>In Iowa City visit, Ernst stresses …

IOWA CITY - With Iowa's public universities scrambling to cut millions from their budgets after massive pullbacks in state support, one University of Iowa professor is pitching a new funding and governance model for the Board of Regents institutions that would give them more autonomy.

IOWA CITY — With Iowa’s public universities scrambling to cut millions from their budgets after massive pullbacks in state support, one University of …

Academics mull tight budgets

Academics discussed the significance of investing in higher education despite the challenges facing the nation’s public universities.<p><b>By Marissa …

Should Iowa universities form their own PACs?

The president of the University of Iowa said Thursday that he was "this close" to turning toward political action committees to ensure that the Iowa …

University of Iowa

You can help UI overcome funding challenges

CLOSE<p>Bruce Harreld explains his views on tenure at the University of Iowa.<p>On March 9 and 10, we will welcome members of the Lincoln Project to our …

Letter to editor: Open letter to Bruce Harreld

Dear President Harreld,<p>As adjunct instructors at the University of Iowa, we stand in solidarity with COGS as it attempts to negotiate a fair contract …

Lawmakers, parents (but not regents) criticize UI scholarship cuts

CLOSE<p>Parents, students and legislators say they are dismayed by a decision to rescind scholarships about 2,500 University of Iowa students expected …

The University of Iowa on Wednesday notified 2,440 students receiving scholarships they won't be getting the money they're expecting in the next academic year.

Vanessa Miller<p>The Gazette<p>Two years after unusual hire, Iowa State business forum starts<p>Coralville — Iowa City State Senate district destined for 'new …

College & University

University of Iowa pulls back scholarships affecting nearly 2,500 resident students

CLOSE<p>The Iowa Senate approved $118 million in cuts from Iowa's 2016-17 budget. Here is a look at what will be cut and what won't be cut.<p>Nearly 2,500 …

Dance Marathon honors exceptional contributors

Around 30 minutes before Power Hour, Dance Marathon honors award recipients for their exceptional participation in the Big Event and other events …

CEDAR RAPIDS - Everyone - lawmakers, business executives, community members and university leaders - must re-evaluate their role in re-igniting the region's growth and economy, University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld told a crowd of more than 1,000 Thursday in downtown Cedar Rapids.

Vanessa Miller<p>The Gazette<p>Hira Mustafa first woman of color in decades to become UI student government president<p>In Iowa City visit, Ernst stresses …

Politicians set sights on changing higher ed

Gov. Terry Branstad last week signed into law a $117.8 million spending adjustment that, among other things, strips $18 million from Iowa’s three …

Harreld issues call to action following proposed budget cuts to Iowa universities | Little Village

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld issued a call to action Thursday following Gov. Terry Branstad’s suggested $34.3 million cut to higher …

Higher Education

Facing funding cuts, UI's Harreld issues 'call to action'

With Iowa's three public universities facing $25.5 million in cuts over the next five months, University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld has issued a …

Higher Education

IOWA CITY - In the wake of a legislative proposal to ban tenure on Iowa's public university campuses, University of Iowa faculty and administrators - including UI President Bruce Harreld - have issued statements of unequivocal support for academic freedom and the tenure system.

Vanessa Miller<p>The Gazette<p>Dean of University of Iowa’s Liberal Arts college to become Ohio University provost<p>Iowa State settles sexual assault …

Regents advance funding request despite state shortfall

The board overseeing Iowa’s public universities is moving forward with its funding request for next year, despite the possibility of facing cuts for …

Regents retain private counsel in UI open meetings case

The leaders of the Board of Regents have retained private lawyers to defend themselves against an open meetings lawsuit stemming from the University …

UI video takes aim at sex assault

<b>By Elianna Novitch</b><p>elianna-novitch@uiowa.edu<p>According to a recently released public-service announcement by the University of Iowa Student Government, …