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Private Colleges Honor Late Robert Ray

Presidents of Iowa’s private, non-profit colleges and universities mourned the passing of former Governor Robert Ray on July 8.  Ray served as Iowa Governor for 14 years, during which time he signed into law a bill creating the Iowa Tuitio...

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No Cuts To Iowa Tuition Grants

In spite of a difficult budget year, the Iowa Legislature spared the Iowa Tuition Grant (ITG) from cuts for new fiscal year, meaning the maximum grant to eligible students will remain $5,650 for the upcoming school year. The ITG program will receive...

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House Defeats Board of Regents Attempt to Scoop Funds from Needy Students

The Iowa House of Representatives defeated a last-minute lobbying effort by the Iowa Board of Regents and the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) to take $3 million away from financially needy students at small, non-profit colleges. Small college spoke...

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Who Voted Against the Iowa Tuition Grant

On May 17, the Iowa House of Representatives  defeated Amendment H-1360, which proposed to scoop $3 million from the Iowa Tuition Grant. The amendment was sponsored by Representative Bob Kressig (D-Cedar Falls) and 11 other Democrat House memb...

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Higher Education Funding Takes a Hit

Lower than expected tax revenues led state legislators to reduce funding for higher education in the 2017 legislative session. The Iowa Tuition Grant (ITG) program will have 4.7% less funding in the 2017-18 academic year for grants to students based ...

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Iowa Tuition Grant Raised to $5,650 for Upcoming School Year

Iowa families looking for ways to help pay for their students’ college costs will get a significant boost this upcoming academic year in a key financial aid program, the Iowa Tuition Grant (ITG). The ITG maximum grant has been increased to $5,6...

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Thousands Continue Their Athletic Careers at Iowa Private Colleges

Thousands of Iowa high school athletes find they can continue their athletic careers at Iowa’s private colleges and universities. “As we looked at our member institutions’ competitive athletic teams for the most recent year, we cou...

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