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Enrollment down

10.23.2014 – 10:19 pm |

For the third year in a row, total student enrollment for fall semester is down, the University of Idaho reported Thursday.

A party for Pitman

10.16.2014 – 10:41 pm |

 Vandals to celebrate Pitman’s retirement
In honor of retiring Dean of Students and Vice Provost of Student Affairs Bruce Pitman, the Idaho State Board of Education voted Thursday to officially rename the University of Idaho Student …

Plan to expand

10.13.2014 – 10:34 pm |

Increasing enrollment, key to UI’s success
From enrollment shortfalls to a lack of state funding, University of Idaho President Chuck Staben said he knew coming into the position he would face some barriers. Nonetheless, he said he …

Protecting free speech

10.09.2014 – 9:45 pm |

UI faculty senate approves new academic freedom language
The University of Idaho faculty senate voted Tuesday to add new academic freedom language to the UI constitution to expand faculty members’ freedom of speech rights. The language …

Kim on campus

09.25.2014 – 11:59 pm |

Second DOS finalist to speak Monday

Jean Kim, a finalist in the running for the University of Idaho vice provost of student affairs and dean of students position, will be the second candidate to visit campus …

Long way from home

09.25.2014 – 11:49 pm |

First of four Dean of Students candidates addresses UI
University of Idaho Dean of Students candidate Jeffrey Long’s main focus is meeting the increased demand for counseling and mental health services, continually assessing student programs and …

Long to speak

09.22.2014 – 10:55 pm |

DOS finalist Jeffrey Long to visit campus Thursday

The first of four finalists in the national search for the next University of Idaho vice provost for Student Affairs and dean of students, Jeffrey Long, will speak …

Enriching enrollment office

09.18.2014 – 9:26 pm |

Peeling tiles, faded parking signs and dust webs in corners — it’s clear to some University of Idaho administrators that the Student Union Building may not leave the best impression on a prospective student.

Staben favors tobacco ban

09.02.2014 – 10:17 pm |

University of Idaho President Chuck Staben said he favors the UI Tobacco Task Force recommendation to implement a tobacco-free campus policy to go into effect fall 2015.

Presidential perseverance

08.21.2014 – 10:59 pm |

Sporting silver and gold, University of Idaho President Chuck Staben participated in Idaho’s premier cycling tour this month, Ride Idaho, where he biked among the state’s farmlands, rivers and rocky landscapes. Being new to Idaho, …

Up again

04.17.2014 – 9:24 pm |

ASUI President Max Cowan said he is grateful the Idaho State Board of Education was conscious of the impact rising tuition has on students and their ability to continue their education when they made the …

Democrats, Young and Old — Idaho Democratic Representatives give presentations at UI

04.17.2014 – 7:25 pm |

Two of Idaho’s state Democratic representatives paid visited UI campus Wednesday to give an update on different policies confronted by the Idaho House of Representatives that they found to be controversial.

Case by case

04.14.2014 – 9:27 pm |

The spring 2014 semester at the University of Idaho has seen several critical issues debated across campus — from changes in the tobacco policy to whether or not students should be allowed to carry concealed …

Tuition talk — Ickes broke down budget, talked tuition increase at open forum

03.27.2014 – 9:14 pm |

The last step in the tuition and fee setting process, before the April State Board of Education meeting, took place Thursday with a presentation on the proposed 4.7 percent tuition increase from Executive Director of …

Small talk with Staben

03.06.2014 – 10:21 pm |

As the dust settles following the inauguration of new University of Idaho president Chuck Staben, many are eager to acquaint themselves with the man who now runs the university.
According to ASUI Vice President Taylor Williams, …

Challenge accepted

03.03.2014 – 10:37 pm |

One student has already taken up University of Idaho President Chuck Staben’s challenge to a friendly racquetball match.

Campus carry continues

02.13.2014 – 10:01 pm |

BOISE — The hot-button S.E.C.U.R.E. Idaho Campuses Act — a bill that would allow concealed weapons on state university and college campuses — hit the Senate State Affairs Committee for public hearing Wednesday and received …

Disappearing deficit

02.13.2014 – 9:59 pm |

The University of Idaho administration has found a solution to the $1.4 million budget deficit that doesn’t involve dipping into the reserve budget, according to Keith Ickes, executive director for planning and budget.

SBOE votes no concealed carry

02.03.2014 – 10:05 pm |

The Idaho State Board of Education voted Monday to oppose legislation currently in discussion in the Idaho legislature that would permit the concealed carry of firearms on college campuses.

Girl behind the boxes

01.30.2014 – 9:53 pm |

By now, students have noticed the handful of birthday presents scattered across campus. These presents are 4-foot tall plywood boxes painted in silver, black and gold, each with shimmering bows and small signs wishing the …

A very Vandal timeline

01.30.2014 – 9:52 pm |

A timeline of UI’s past to celebrate UI’s future.

Vandals in Boise

01.30.2014 – 9:49 pm |

For Rod Gramer, attending the University of Idaho was a pivotal life decision. 

Admin building’s firey history

01.30.2014 – 9:47 pm |

Most University affiliates are familiar with the Administration Building, but not everyone is aware that it’s not the original Administration Building. 

Changing the vote — SBOE gives UI president authority to amend student statement of rights

12.19.2013 – 10:49 am |

The Idaho State Board of Education has approved a motion with a 6-1 vote that gives the University of Idaho president the authority to approve amendments to the Statement of Student Rights without a prior …

No quorum, no vote — Jurisdiction policy change put on hold after lack of all-faculty vote

12.12.2013 – 10:10 pm |

Associate Dean of Students Craig Chatriand said he was disappointed the university faculty was not able to reach a voting quorum to consider changes to the student code of conduct at Tuesday’s all-faculty meeting.

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