Board of Regents Newsletter: April 2017 Newsletter

The Board of Regents will meet Monday, May 1 to elect a new president and president pro tem to complete the unexpired terms of President Bruce Rastetter and President Pro Tem Katie Mulholland. The new board leaders will serve from May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018.

Regents will nominate and then vote to elect the 22nd president of the Board of Regents and the 8th president pro tem in a 10 a.m. telephonic meeting.

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Regent Rachael Johnson has received the prestigious Truman Scholarship, awarded by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation in support of its mission to select and support the next generation of public service leaders. Johnson, one of 62 nationwide awardees, will receive a $30,000 scholarship for graduate school and the opportunity...
The Board of Regents has announced the names of the 21-person Iowa State University Presidential Search and Screen Committee. The committee is charged with identifying finalists for the Board’s consideration to become the next president of Iowa State University. Click here to learn more about the Search Committee
In the basement of Pearson Hall, a small group of Iowa State University students is experimenting with reality in two different dimensions. Read More from Iowa State University News Service
Eight-year-old Jonny Cole had a wish. Like most kids his age, he dreamed of riding his bike—a red motocross model with a Spiderman bell—around his Cedar Rapids, Iowa, neighborhood and on the bike path with his family. But Jonny’s wish wasn’t as simple as it sounds. A congenital amputee, he...
The Friends of the University of Northern Iowa Museum will present a new lecture series with its inaugural season, the Rural Schoolhouse Speakers Series. The lectures will take place at the Marshall Center School at 2301 Indiana St. on the UNI campus. The series will begin on May 13, 2017,...