Board of Regents Newsletter: May Newsletter

Dr. Michael Richards was appointed to the Board of Regents on May 6, 2016, by Governor Terry Branstad to fill the unexpired term of Mary Andringa. His term on the board expires April 30, 2021. Click the link below to read his official bio.

Michael Richards Biography Page

President Bill Ruud, Provost Jim Wohlpart and a number of other UNI admins and staff members put on a personal commencement ceremony for Carley Johnston, who arrived late because of a flight cancellation, and became the talk of the nation for doing so. A photo of the private ceremony was...

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa presented its Regents Awards for Faculty and Staff Excellence to two Iowa School for the Deaf faculty and staff members at the April Board meeting. ISD Superintendent Steve Gettel joined Regents President Bruce Rastetter to present the awards.

In order to best serve the Regent Enterprise, Board Office staff and Springsted, Inc., the Board’s municipal advisor, review possible refundings of all outstanding bonds prior to each Board meeting. From the issuance of refunding bonds at lower interest rates, the Regent Enterprise has realized present value savings of more than $47 million since 2011.

See photos and video from commencement ceremonies at the three Regent Universities