Iowa Board of Regents

Board of Regents Newsletter: June 2017 Newsletter

A short question and answer session with Regent Rachael Johnson, Chair of the Campus Safety and Security Committee, and soon-to-be senior education major at the University of Northern Iowa.

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Dwight Rider, fifth president of the Iowa State Board of Education (later the State Board of Regents), served on the Board from 1949 to 1956. Preceded by Henry Shull, Rider assumed the Board presidency in 1951 and served in that capacity until his retirement from the Board in 1956.

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The Iowa State Board of Education first referred to itself as the Iowa State Board of Regents at its June 1955 meeting. The name was changed by the passing of H.F. 108 by the fifty-sixth general assembly of Iowa. The Act was approved on May 6, 1955.

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Since June 2008, the University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) has been a museum without a home. Though it has faced many challenges since floodwaters forced the UIMA from its original building along the Iowa River, officials have found a way for the museum to thrive while thinking—and living—outside...
There is a good chance there are fresh vegetables in your refrigerator that will end up in the garbage instead of on your dinner plate. Ruth Litchfield, a professor of food science and human nutrition at Iowa State University, says we waste about 20 pounds of food each month. And...
The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center proudly reached 500,000 students experiencing the arts through the Kaleidoscope Series for Youth during the 2016-17 season since opening its doors in 2000. Read more from the UNI Newsroom
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