President of UI Faculty Senate Comments on UI Presidential Hiring Process

Sep 18, 2015

On this news buzz edition of River to River, Ben Kieffer sits down with Christina Bohannan, president of the University of Iowa Faculty Senate and a member of the UI president search committee, to talk about the the simmering controversy over the selection of former IBM executive Bruce Herrald to be the new university president.

Also on the show: a preview of an Iowa State University symposium on the ethics of debt, a conversation with 7-year-old Jaden Merrick of Cedar Falls, who recently became a half marathon world record holder in his age group, and a listen back to some notable conversations from earlier this year, including the search for Jack Trice’s lost jersey, research on distracted driving, and the story of how one more name was added to the Vietnam War Monument.