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02/06/19 — If you haven’t read this story, it’s an exceedingly bad look for the University of Iowa. The best-case scenario is that it describes jaw-dropping incompetence. The worst-case scenario is that J. Bruce Harreld was moved to assist a Chinese student in maintaining his progress toward a degree. (See posts below on 01/02/19 and 01/05/19 for more.)
01/18/19 — The 2020 Task Force Phase II Final Report.
01/02/19 — Fresh off Harreld’s obligatory appearance with the UI Football team in Tampa — not far from his multi-million-dollar vacation home in Jacksonville — I was not expecting additional media availabilities until the start of the academic year. Silly me. Here’s Harreld giving an exceedingly conciliatory interview to Chinese media. Related concerns here.
11/28/18 — The Daily Iowan’s Marissa Payne reported today on the deep political and financial connections of members of the Iowa Board of Regents, including particularly President Michael Richards. It is a straightforward accounting of how beholden Richards and a majority of the board are to the Republican party.
11/03/18 — The Iowa Board of Regents and the 2018 Elections.
09/24/18 — J. Bruce Harreld at Three Years — Part 1: The Children’s Hospital Construction Debacle. Updated 09/28/18.