Board of Regents

Budget update: Raising salaries to remain competitive

UI invests tuition revenue in faculty pay
The University of Iowa is allocating $4.9 million to boost faculty pay. The funds will help reach a goal of raising the average faculty salary for full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty to 95 percent of the median of the university’s peer group.
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The next five years: UI Strategic Plan 2016–21

Students, faculty, and staff from across campus will keep plan alive
The University of Iowa has released its Strategic Plan 2016–21, a streamlined road map with goals, strategies, tasks, and metrics to guide UI decision making over the next five years.
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Board of Regents proposes tuition for 2017–18

Increases take effect in summer 2017
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, on Dec. 5 approved the tuition increase proposed at its October meeting with one amendment recommended by UI students: a new $12.50 Mental Health Fee that will replace the $10 Health Fee increase originally proposed in October.
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UI names residence hall after Elizabeth Catlett

Madison Street Residence Hall will carry the name of renowned African American alumna
The UI has proposed naming the Madison Street Residence Hall after renowned sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett, the first African American woman to receive an MFA at the University of Iowa.

Board determines tuition for fall 2016

Undergraduate resident tuition increased by $250
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, approved a $250 increase in tuition for resident undergraduate students for the fall of 2016, $50 less than the University of Iowa proposal.
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Iowa Regents to consider tuition and UI budget

UI budget proposal shaped by new guiding principles
The Board of Regents will consider the University of Iowa’s proposed fiscal year 2017 budget and decide new tuition levels for fall 2016. If the proposed tuition increase is approved, UI’s general university budget is expected to grow by 4.4 percent in FY 2017 to $736 million.
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UI lecturers benefit from new policy

Shared governance yields policy for new faculty track
The University of Iowa has approved a new employment policy expected to improve the status and strengthen the role of the nearly 280 lecturers who teach at the UI.
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New home for UI Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Regents grant approval for building at Gilbert Street and Iowa Avenue
The Iowa Board of Regents’ granted approval of the description, budget, and schematic design of a new $33.5 million building for psychological and brain sciences on April 21. Construction of the new 66,470-square-foot facility at Gilbert Street and Iowa Avenue will begin in the summer of 2017.

Board of Regents Sept. 9 roundup

The following are highlights from the Iowa Board of Regents meeting, Wednesday, Sept 9, at the University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls.