Sally Mason http://iowapublicradio.org en Wildlife Populations Down This Winter http://iowapublicradio.org/post/wildlife-populations-down-winter <p>Today on River to River, we bring you six stories.</p><p>First, University of Iowa President Sally Mason meets with the Board of Regents for a special meeting this afternoon to discuss her remarks on how the university handles sexual assault allegations. Iowa Public Radio correspondent Dean Borg tells host Ben Kieffer what to expect out of the meeting.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:25:15 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 36925 at http://iowapublicradio.org Wildlife Populations Down This Winter UI Students Call For Stricter Sexual Assault Policies, Mason Shares Own Experience http://iowapublicradio.org/post/ui-students-call-stricter-sexual-assault-policies-mason-shares-own-experience <p>Students at the University of Iowa called for the school to take a harsher stance against sexual assault, during an on-campus listening session with university officials Thursday. Female students discussed fears of walking home in the dark, or difficulties filing reports against perpetrators.&nbsp; Others drew comparisons between the university’s formal zero-tolerance policies on drugs and plagiarism, but not for sexual assault.</p><p>President Sally Mason used her opening remarks to discuss her own experience with sexual assault, as an undergraduate student in Kentucky.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:28:21 +0000 Durrie Bouscaren 36901 at http://iowapublicradio.org UI Students Call For Stricter Sexual Assault Policies, Mason Shares Own Experience Enrollment Up, Overall, for Iowa's State University System http://iowapublicradio.org/post/enrollment-overall-iowas-state-university-system <p></p><p>Iowa State University is reporting more students on campus this fall than ever before.&nbsp; The University of Northern Iowa has more students than expected. And the University of Iowa reports its fall enrollment held steady.</p><p>Reporting to the State Board of Regents meeting in Cedar Falls, Iowa State President Steven Leath said ISU’s enrollment of 33, 241 students is 7 percent more than last year’</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 12:27:59 +0000 Dean Borg 28965 at http://iowapublicradio.org Enrollment Up, Overall, for Iowa's State University System Tele-Medicine Abortions / "Iowa Nice Guy" Scott Siepker / UI President Sally Mason http://iowapublicradio.org/post/tele-medicine-abortions-iowa-nice-guy-scott-siepker-ui-president-sally-mason <p>The final vote on whether wrestling will remain an Olympic sport takes place this weekend in Argentina. So will the sport many connect with the original Olympics be ousted? The “Iowa Nice Guy”, aka Des Moines actor and filmmaker, <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLcQUSrkLM0" target="_blank">Scott Siepker has surfaced again</a>, this time to support wrestling’s bid to regain its Olympic spot for 2020 and ’24. We talk with him in the first half hour.<br> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 21:25:20 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Ben Stanton & Katherine Perkins 28697 at http://iowapublicradio.org Tele-Medicine Abortions / "Iowa Nice Guy" Scott Siepker / UI President Sally Mason Regents Decline to Renew UI President Sally Mason's Contract http://iowapublicradio.org/post/regents-decline-renew-ui-president-sally-masons-contract <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The Iowa Board of Regents is declining to renew a contract with University of Iowa President Sally Mason. Regents President Craig Lang confirms that Mason is working without a contract.</p><p>“Her contract – five-year contract – was up in August,” he says. “We did not renew a new contract with President Mason. She is employed at will.”</p><p>Lang says the Regents are asking Mason to improve the University’s statewide outreach, improve relations with the Iowa Legislature, and establish goals.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 13:26:44 +0000 Dean Borg 11720 at http://iowapublicradio.org Regents Decline to Renew UI President Sally Mason's Contract