Board News

January 14, 2021

On behalf of the Board of Regents, I want to congratulate University of Northern Iowa Provost Jim Wohlpart for being named President at Central Washington University. Provost Wohlpart has served UNI with great distinction since 2015. In addition to being an outstanding chief academic officer, he provided extraordinary campus leadership...
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November 18, 2020

News on Spring 2021 tuition rates and the University of Iowa presidential search, economic development and fall 2020 enrollment presentations highlighted the November 18, 2020 Board of Regents meeting.

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November 12, 2020

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa has selected AGB Search from Washington, D.C. as the firm to assist with the selection of the next president at the University of Iowa. “The hiring of a university president is one of the most important roles of the Board of Regents,” said...
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November 10, 2020

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa has announced the names of the University of Iowa Presidential Search Committee.  The committee is charged with identifying finalists for the Board’s consideration to become the next president of the University of Iowa.

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October 13, 2020

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa has announced that Dr. Sandy Daack-Hirsch, associate professor and interim executive associate dean of the college of nursing, and Dr. John Keller, dean of the graduate college, will serve as co-chairs of the University of Iowa Presidential Search Committee.

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October 1, 2020

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld has informed the Board of Regents, State of Iowa of his intention to retire as president.  President Harreld will remain in his position until the Board can successfully complete a search for the next UI president, and the new president begins.

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September 23, 2020

Athletics budgets, a moratorium on new campus square footage and the Board's FY 2022 state appropriations request highlighted the September 23, 2020 meeting.

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August 13, 2020

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, has waived the requirement for students needing to submit either an ACT or SAT score in order to be admitted to the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, or the University of Northern Iowa for next year’s entering class. As part of his...
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July 29, 2020

Fiscal Year 2021 Budget numbers took up the bulk of the Board's July 29, 2020 meeting. 

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July 20, 2020

In an effort to ease concerns about access to ACT tests for Iowa high school students due to the COVID- 19 pandemic, the Board of Regents, State of Iowa will be offering on-campus ACT tests for Iowans graduating high school in either 2020 or 2021. These special testing opportunities are...
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