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Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

UNI PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH PROCESS UNDERWAYNEW

A presidential search website has been created. Visit the site often for updates. The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will host an open forum from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 17, in the Commons Ballroom. The purpose of the open forum will be to receive comments from the university community relative to the qualities and characteristics of the next UNI president.

UNI STUDENT DEBTNEW

UNI's financial aid office reports a 7.6 percent decrease in UNI student debt. The average indebtedness for UNI students is $23,575. As a result of one-on-one counseling for students wanting private loans, private loan borrowing for UNI students went from $15.3 million to $3 million, an 80 percent decrease since 2007-08.

NO CHARGE FOR CREATIVE RESOURCESNEW

The fee for Creative Resources offered through University Relations (UR) has been eliminated, and colleges, departments and programs will be able to submit requests for collaborative project support. Creative Resources include project coordination, graphic design support for e-media, print media, photography, Web support and copy editing. Priority will be given to jobs that directly align with student recruitment and the university’s strategic initiatives. Program details and Project Request forms are located on the UR home page

OPPORTUNITIES

UNI SPEAKERS BUREAUNEW

Do you have a topic or presentation you would like to add to UNI Speaker's Bureau? Or would you like to update the topics you have submitted in the past? Throughout the year, many employers, organizations and civic groups request UNI speakers. Update or create your Speakers Bureau profile today and complete the form.

PANTHER VILLAGE DEDICATION IS SEPT. 6NEW

Panther Village, the newest UNI Department of Residence community, will be dedicated from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6. The program will begin at 3:15 p.m. and tours will follow. Panther Village is home to 204 students in one-, two- and four-person apartments. The hallmarks of Panther Village include meticulous attention to quality, sustainability, comfort and convenience. Phase II of Panther Village will open fall 2013.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

For upcoming lectures, conferences, performing arts or athletic events, please visit the UNI Calendar of Events.

EMPLOYMENT

The latest faculty, staff and student job openings at UNI can be found on the UNI Employment website. Referrals are encouraged.

WELLNESS & RECREATION

Fitness classes, intramural sports, outdoor recreation opportunities.