Board of Regents Newsletter: February 2024 Newsletter

The Board of Regents met February 28, 2024 at the Board Office in Urbandale. Selected items discussed are outlined below. View the full agenda here. Board Leadership Elections VIDEO Interim President Sherry Bates was unanimously elected to serve as the 23rd President of the Board of Regents, filling the unexpired...
U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm announced today that a project led by Iowa State University researchers has been selected for award negotiations with the goal of building the first “microgrid” in a rural Iowa community. The proposal submitted by Iowa State researchers and Montezuma Municipal Light & Power called...
The UNI Department of Accounting has received the inaugural KPMG Accounting Program Innovation Award from the American Accounting Association, the largest community of accountants in academia. This award honors a department, program, project or individual delivering an impactful innovation that addresses a current issue in the accounting academy, as determined...
The University of Iowa is dedicated to giving everyone an opportunity to thrive on campus, and a series of programs and initiatives implemented through the 2022-2027 Strategic Plan are helping students do just that. Recent data underscores this commitment, with the university achieving record four-year graduation and first- to second-year...