With approximately one-third of new students entering the university as transfer students each year, this study has been both necessary and enlightening. The study, which began in the fall of 2009, was conducted by nine dimension review committees comprised of 79 faculty, staff and students.
The final report can be viewed here.
New name - Coordinating Council on Disability Accommodations has become the Disability Advisory and Advocacy Committee
President Allen has recently approved some changes to the former CCSA. The new committee will be composed of 17 members, representing all colleges and those units directly involved in addressing disability issues. Special Education Professor Deb Gallagher has been appointed chair. The committee will be responsible for advising the President’s Cabinet on matters related to campus accessibility and the provision of disability services to student, faculty and staff and, more specifically, advising the departments of Student Disability Services and Human Resource Service
According to Joyce Morrow, Director of Financial Aid, our official undergraduate student loan indebtedness went down from $25,735 to $25,523. This is a $212 reduction! Reductions like this are rare, so this is a true reason to celebrate.
Students in the Residence Hall Association provided the key volunteer piece to make the September 23 Pop-Tart event a big success. The event dominated central campus Friday afternoon and included music, games and other activities from noon to 3 p.m.
Representatives from 140 organizations attending the September 19 fall Career Fair at the McLeod Center met UNI students looking for jobs and internships. The event is organized by the Office of Career Services.