Board of Regents Newsletter: March Newsletter

The Board presented its Regents Awards for Faculty and Staff Excellence to eight Iowa State University faculty and staff members at the Feb. 24-25 meeting

Students from the Iowa School for the Deaf spent the day at the Iowa State Capitol, Monday March 14. The students toured the Capitol building before opening the House of Representatives legislative session by signing the Pledge of Allegiance.

Iowa’s public universities rank number one in the nation in graduation rates, according to recent data compiled by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The report, which is based on data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and other sources, places Iowa at the top of the national list in terms of overall graduation rate (80.7%), and graduation rate from starting institution (68.9%), among other metrics.