Pay Freeze in Effect at University of Iowa

May 15, 2018
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The University of Iowa has frozen pay increases for teachers and other staff members until January. But the Des Moines Register reports it's not clear whether the freeze will be lifted at that point. Administrators blame the pay freeze on uncertainty about revenue from tuition, fees, and the state.

Paul Olsen Retiring From Augustana College

May 14, 2018

After 50 years of coaching, Paul Olsen will retire from Augustana College athletics. 

Mike Poletto reports the professor of English and head track and cross country coach will start a new leg of his journey.

Western Illinois University

Graduation season has begun, with St. Ambrose University, Western Ilinois University, and Monmouth College all celebrating commencement this weekend.

Augustana College Expanding Hanson Hall

May 10, 2018

In a couple of years, students at Augustana College will enjoy more space in the science building. This morning, college officials broke ground on an expansion of the Hanson Hall of Science. It will include classrooms, study areas, and offices. 

Augustana's Dean Evelyn Campbell Retires

May 8, 2018
Augustana College / Augustana College

After 27-years, the dean of students at Augustana College, Evelyn Campbell, will retire. 

Mike Poletto reports.

EICC Graduation

May 8, 2018

Graduation ceremonies will be held this week at each campus of the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges. 

St. Ambrose University

Parkland College

After a nationwide search, Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg has chosen a new president. Monday it announced the board of trustees has selected Seamus Reilly to be the 7th president.

Bill Gaither / Carl Sandburg College

A new scholarship will help students who attend Warren County, IL schools afford college. This week in Monmouth, Carl Sandburg College announced gifts from Walter and Rose Sampson and four foundations will make it possible for some Monmouth-Roseville and United high school graduates to get free tuition.