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An Insider’s View of an Iowa Town Hall Meeting

February 26th, 2017 · No Comments

Friday, Feb. 24 was the day of the last of four town halls Sen. Charles Grassley held in Iowa during that week. The town halls, each filled with hundreds of Iowans, have attracted the attention of statewide and national news media, whose headlines captured the general spirit of the events:   Chuck Grassley, once a […]

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The Iowa Board of Regents’ Stunning Lack of Accountability: Update

August 7th, 2016 · No Comments

When former University of Northern Iowa president Bill Ruud made his last appearance before the state Board of Regents in June, the board piled on the praise. “Your leadership, your enthusiasm at a time when the university really needed that was really critical in bringing about a positive confidence level at the university,” said Board […]

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Iowa Board of Regents’ stunning lack of accountability

August 5th, 2016 · No Comments

When former University of Northern Iowa president Bill Ruud announced he was leaving, Iowa Board of Regents president Bruce Rastetter praised him for “great progress” and leaving “UNI in a stronger position than when he arrived.” It remains curious why Ruud had to go.  Officially, the board didn’t fire Ruud, but his contract wasn’t renewed […]

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One Way to Save Bookstores from Extinction

June 2nd, 2015 · No Comments

Buenos Aires, Argentina has more bookstores per capita than any other city in the world. According to a 2015 study by the World Cities Cultural Forum, Buenos Aires has 734 bookstores, or about 25 per 100,000 people. By comparison, Madrid has 16 bookstores per 100,000 people, Tokyo has 13, London has 10, Paris and New […]

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