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Regents president Rastetter ‘disappointed’ by Faculty Senate no confidence vote

Following this afternoon’s UI Faculty Senate meeting at which a vote of no confidence in the Iowa Board of Regents was passed, Regents president Bruce Rastetter has issued the following statement: Statement from Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter on University of Iowa Faculty Senate Vote of No Confidence The landscape of higher education is changing […]

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Opinion: Stop over-funding the bloated UI administration

Howard Beale being Howard Beale

Recently, the University of Iowa has been making some questionable decisions in the name of finances. Courses are being cut in Intermedia (despite waiting lists and TA’s ready to teach them), fellowships that traditionally fund underrepresented minorities are being eliminated, graduate students are inconsistently funded or underfunded and the number of part-time, non-benefit-receiving adjunct faculty […]

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