Iowa Board of Regents

Second Tuition Freeze Key to Regents Day at the State Capitol

March 24, 2014

Students from Iowa’s public universities will spend today at the State Capitol advocating on behalf of the universities.

Hannah Walsh, member of the Board of Regents, and students from all three universities, the University of Northern Iowa, the University of Iowa, and Iowa State University, will emphasize the importance of funding higher education and the Board of Regents proposed tuition freeze.

The students will hold a press conference at 12:00 p.m. in Room 116 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
  • Tom Madsen, the Student Body President at the University of Northern Iowa
  • Katherine Valde, the Student Body President at the University of Iowa
  • Spencer Hughes, the Student Body President at Iowa State University
  • Ben Gillig, the President of the Executive Council of Graduate and Professional Students at the University of Iowa

For More Information:

Contact: Iowa Board of Regents Student Regent Hannah Walsh (319-384-1521)

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