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Leath: Hoiberg made right decision on Dejean-Jones

posted on March 23, 2015 10:47 AM

Leath: Hoiberg made right decision on Dejean-Jones Play Video Iowa State University President Dr. Steven Leath says basketball coach Fred Hoiberg made the right decision at the right time in choosing to suspend Bryce Dejean-Jones for one game following an arrest. Leath says he's available as a sounding board, but generally, he hires good people and gives... Watch Story

Leath: Open to Big XII conference expansion

posted on March 23, 2015 10:47 AM

Leath: Open to Big XII conference expansion Play Video Iowa State University President Dr. Steven Leath says he is open to expanding the Big XII from 10 teams to 12, but only if they are the right schools. He says the conference is in no hurry. He also says the Big XII is inquiring with the NCAA about whether they could have a football... Watch Story

Leath: VEISHEA replacement still evolving

posted on March 23, 2015 10:47 AM

Leath: VEISHEA replacement still evolving Play Video Iowa State University President Dr. Steven Leath canceled the annual VEISHEA celebration after violence erupted again in 2014. He says work is still being done to come up with ways to continue showcasing the university - the "good parts of VEISHEA," as he put it. He says students also realize now... Watch Story

Alternatives to traditional classroom education now offered at Iowa's private colleges

posted on February 20, 2015 02:43 PM

Alternatives to traditional classroom education now offered at Iowa's private colleges Play Video With online education becoming more and more popular, the 21st century model of higher education is much different than traditional campus education. Central College, Grand View University, and University of Dubuque are starting to offer the online classroom experience, but have yet to fully... Watch Story

Does the closing of AIB signal concern with other private colleges?

posted on February 20, 2015 02:37 PM

Does the closing of AIB signal concern with other private colleges? Play Video The closing of the American Institute of Business in Des Moines came as a surprise to many in the higher education community. President's Mark Putnam, Jeffrey Bullock, and Kent Henning discuss what keeps their institutions from incurring the same fate. Watch Story

Regents university funding formula impact on private colleges

posted on February 20, 2015 02:33 PM

Regents university funding formula impact on private colleges Play Video The presidents of University of Dubuque, Central College, and Grand View University all give their impressions of the new funding model for the states three regents universities and what impact it might have on them. Kent Henning, president of Grand View University, believes the new model has... Watch Story

Iowa State University President Steven Leath

posted on December 12, 2014 05:25 PM

Iowa State University President Steven Leath Play Video Iowa State University President Steven Leath is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses the financial future of ISU and ongoing improvements to campus facilities amidst growing enrollment. Joining Leath at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kathie Obradovich,... Watch Full Episode

The Future of College Sports

posted on February 14, 2014 03:36 PM

The Future of College Sports Play Video Jamie Pollard, athletic director at Iowa State University, and Gary Barta, athletic director at the University of Iowa, are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the future of college sports, including conference realignment, and the influence of money and politics on modern-day... Watch Full Episode

Pollard, Barta say they'll continue Cy-Hawk rivalry games as long as possible

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Pollard, Barta say they'll continue Cy-Hawk rivalry games as long as possible Play Video University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta and Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard both say they want to continue the Iowa-Iowa State rivalry as long as possible. They say the only thing that could change that over time might be conference-related obligations that would... Watch Story

Should college athletes be paid? Barta and Pollard weigh in.

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Should college athletes be paid? Barta and Pollard weigh in. Play Video College athletes should not be considered employees of the schools and paid under a labor agreement, say Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard and University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta. Both Pollard and Barta say other improvements can be made to help student-athletes... Watch Story

Can Iowa or Iowa State realistically compete for sports championships in today's athletics landscape?

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Can Iowa or Iowa State realistically compete for sports championships in today's athletics landscape? Play Video Athletic Directors Jamie Pollard (Iowa State) and Gary Barta (Iowa) acknowledge that the Cyclones and Hawkeyes have uphill climbs to compete for national championships in football and basketball, due to recruiting challenges, demographics, location, etc. However, both men believe it can be done at... Watch Story

Barta and Pollard say high salaries for coaches are market driven and justified

posted on February 14, 2014 03:35 PM

Barta and Pollard say high salaries for coaches are market driven and justified Play Video University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta says a cap on coaches' salaries would make his job easier. However, he and Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard agree that the market drives high salaries for coaches and the money pays off in the long run with recruits and overall... Watch Story

Midwestern Economic Conditions and Tax Reform Impact

posted on December 13, 2013 06:06 PM

Midwestern Economic Conditions and Tax Reform Impact Play Video Creighton University Economist Ernie Goss and Iowa State University Economist David Swenson are the guests on this episode of Iowa Press. Goss and Swenson discuss current Midwestern economic conditions and the potential impact of tax reforms at the state and federal level. ,,,,,, Watch Full Episode

Future of Iowa Caucuses: At the Harkin Institute

posted on December 11, 2012 08:30 AM

Future of Iowa Caucuses: At the Harkin Institute Play Video In the aftermath of the 2012 election cycle, political advisors look towards 2016. The Harkin Institute of Public Policy Lecture Series hosts a panel to discuss the future of the Iowa Caucuses. Panelists are Terry Nelson, JoDee Winterhof, and David Yepsen. Terry Nelson managed John... Watch Full Episode

Iowa State University Emeritus Economist, Dr. Neil Harl

posted on March 16, 2012 02:28 PM

Iowa State University Emeritus Economist, Dr. Neil Harl Play Video Dr. Neil Harl, Iowa State University Emeritus Economist, discusses legislative tax reform and the current status of Iowa's economy. Joining Harl at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and James Q. Lynch, reporter for the Cedar Rapids Gazette. Watch Full Episode
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