October 2, 2014

Ames, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's three public universities could save tens of millions of dollars in the coming years and eliminate up to 250 jobs by dramatically restructuring their administration, according to a consultant's report released Thursday. Deloitte Consulting LLP's recommendations include changing or eliminating many individual departments' human resources,...
Read More about Consultant: Cut 250 jobs, save millions at ISU, UNI, SUI

September 12, 2014

Public hearings planned for university campuses By Vanessa Miller, The Gazette Published: September 12 2014 Iowa City — The Board of Regents will convene for a special meeting Oct. 2 to discuss eight more cost-saving, revenue-generating, or efficiency “opportunities” uncovered during a sweeping review of its universities. Those eight potential...
Read More about Iowa regents will mull eight more efficiency "opportunities" in October

September 10, 2014

By Melissa Erickson, Ames Tribune Associate Editor merickson@amestrib.com The Iowa Board of Regents on Wednesday approved three more efficiency measures from an ongoing review by a consulting firm hired to find savings in the state’s three public universities. The new measures include setting specific policies and size guidelines for professional...
Read More about Regents OK efficiency measures, appropriations

August 21, 2014

By MacKenzie Elmer, melmer@dmreg.com Des Moines Register A review of academic programs at Iowa’s three public universities has once again been delayed, and as a result the consulting firm hired to do that work will be replaced, state Board of Regents officials said. Jeneane Beck, a regents spokeswoman, said Wednesday...
Read More about Academic Review of Regents' universities delayed

August 7, 2014

By Paul Osgerby, Daily Iowan State officials have made their first step to save money through the state Board of Regents’ efficiency study. The regents unanimously passed a motion on Wednesday to begin a new cost-savings measure that could help the state between $16 million and $40 million over the...
Read More about Regents seek to shave costs

August 6, 2014

By Melissa Erickson, Ames Tribune Associate Editor merickson@amestrib.com The Iowa Board of Regents voted Wednesday to begin implementing the first savings opportunity presented by a consulting company as part of an efficiency study into Iowa’s three public universities. During a presentation to the board, representatives from Deloitte Consulting LLP said...
Read More about Regents approve consultants' first cost-saving measure

June 19, 2014

Sara Agnew, Iowa City Press-Citizen Faculty and staff from the University of Iowa's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will face more than new students this fall when they return for a new semester. The college is the first academic area selected from the state's three public universities for closer...
Read More about UI College of Liberal Arts facing savings review this fall

June 19, 2014

By Dar Danielson, Radio Iowa The University of Iowa hosted the second public forum Wednesday on the efficiency study of operations on the Iowa City campus and at the other two state schools in Cedar Falls and Ames. One of the first questions from the public was how this study...
Read More about Regents hold second forum on efficiency study

June 19, 2014

By Erin Marshall, Daily Iowan By the end of the year, the three regent universities may be presented a plan to save a total of $80 million annually. The Transparent, Inclusive Efficiency Review, led by Deloitte Consulting, developed 17 business cases, or specific improvements the universities can make, for the...
Read More about Efficiency study shifts to new phase

June 19, 2014

UI staff express concerns during public forum By Vanessa Miller, The Gazette Potential cuts to jobs and programs were among the concerns expressed Wednesday during a public forum on the University of Iowa campus to discuss initial findings from a Board of Regents efficiency review. One UI staff member asked...
Read More about Board of Regents consultant: There could be job adjustments, consolidations
of 4
Showing 1-10 of 40