Regents Day at the Capitol to Focus on Building a Stronger Iowa
Students from Iowa’s public universities will spend today at the State Capitol advocating on behalf of the universities. Hannah Walsh, student member of the Board of Regents, and students from the University of Iowa, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa will emphasize the impact of Iowa’s public universities on the state of Iowa and the need for adequate funding to strengthen this important role for the state and its citizens.
The students will hold a press conference at 3:00 p.m. in the First Floor Rotunda of the State Capitol to discuss their advocacy and the day’s legislative contacts. The press conference is open to the public.
The speakers will include:
- Regent Hannah Walsh
- Patrick Bartoski, Student Body President at the University of Iowa
- Hillary Kletscher, Student Body President at Iowa State University
- Paul Andersen, Student Body Vice President at the University of Northern Iowa
- Alyssa Billmeyer, President of the Graduate and Professional Student Government at the University of Iowa
For More Information:
Contact: Iowa Board of Regents Student Regent Hannah Walsh (319-384-1521)