UNI is seeking $39.7 million from the state legislature for a $43.9 million transformation of the ITC. The project includes an extensive renovation of existing spaces and facility expansion. The modernization project would allow the department to boost enrollment by 40%, from 500 to 700 students, to help meet Iowa’s workforce needs.
The University of Northern Iowa maintained its rank as the second-best regional public university in the "Best Regional Universities (Midwest)" category for the 18th consecutive year in the recently released 2020 U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2020” report.
The University of Northern Iowa was one of only seven colleges in the country this year to receive the Excellence in Assessment designation in recognition of its continual efforts to ensure the education it provides sets students up for success.
UNI President Mark A. Nook’s address before faculty and staff outlined key strategic initiatives and investments the campus will be implementing over the next fiscal year to help attract more students while equipping those students for success beyond UNI.