Board News - 2009 Archive

October 8, 2009

I commend Governor Culver for his swift action today in response to yesterday’s report of the Revenue Estimating Conference and the need to prepare for additional decreases in State revenues.    The Board of Regents also needs to act quickly given the potential impact of this national financial crisis on the many important programs and services that Iowa’s Public Universities and Special Schools provide for our students, and for all of Iowa.   

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October 7, 2009

Today’s report of the Revenue Estimating Conference projecting a large decrease in FY 2010 State revenues is undoubtedly discouraging for the Board of Regents and Iowa’s Public Universities and Special Schools.  Any additional budget reductions that may result from today’s estimates would be a significant burden on our institutions. 

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June 11, 2009

(Ames, Iowa) – At its meeting today, the Board of Regents approved establishment of the Iowa Teacher Intern License (ITIL) program, a collaborative effort of Iowa’s public universities that provides a nontraditional teacher preparation program for professionals wishing to enter the teaching field from other careers. 

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February 25, 2009

President Miles announced that this was the first meeting of the Board of Regents being broadcast via live audio streaming over the Internet, which will allow Iowans easier access to the Board meetings. 

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