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Presidential perseverance

08.21.2014 – 10:59 pm | 2 Comments

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.

Life of learning — Dean Corrine Mantle-Bromley to speak at commencement

12.12.2013 – 10:08 pm |

Both students and professionals need to indulge in something enjoyable daily to give the brain a rest from work, College of Education Dean Corrine Mantle-Bromley said. 

Provo proved positive — UI wins bid to host 2014 regional IACURH conference

12.09.2013 – 8:29 pm |

The Intermountain Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls regional conference — to be hosted in November  2014 by the University of Idaho — will feature its first ever drag show courtesy of TabiKat Productions. 

Rank and report — UI finishes first phase in SBOE-mandated program prioritization

12.02.2013 – 10:23 pm | 7 Comments

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of stories related to Focus for the Future.
As higher education in Idaho continues to experience budget shortfalls, a look at all of the programs offered by …

Good luck, Chuck — SBOE selects Staben for presidency

11.19.2013 – 12:18 am | One Comment

Chuck Staben threw down the gauntlet, challenging students to a friendly racquetball match during his first visit to the University of Idaho as the next appointed president for the university.

A busy week for Greek life

11.18.2013 – 10:23 pm |

Four potential candidates for the position of Greek Adviser will be on the University of Idaho campus, this week for in-person interviews with Dean of Students, Bruce Pitman.

VIDEO: Chuck Staben press conference

11.18.2013 – 6:19 pm |

In transition — the search for the next University of Idaho president continues

10.29.2013 – 8:19 pm |

In March, UI President M. Duane Nellis announced he would be leaving the university for the presidency at Texas Tech, leaving UI in a state of interim. Follow The Argonaut here for coverage of the search for the next UI president from start to finish.

Staben talks improvements — Fourth finalist in presidental search spoke of plans to contribute to UI

10.24.2013 – 11:11 pm |

Chuck Staben, the fourth of five finalists in the search for the next University of Idaho president visited the Moscow campus on Thursday to speak about improving research efforts, student affairs and faculty satisfaction at …

Applegate shows passion — Third presidental candidate talks about importance of higher education

10.24.2013 – 11:09 pm | 53 Comments

James Applegate, the third of five presidential search finalists to visit the University of Idaho spoke about his ongoing commitment to improving higher education across the country on Tuesday.

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