Regents task force to examine how money is appropriated to universities

URBANDALE (MCT) — A special Iowa Board of Regents task force examining how state dollars are appropriated to public universities will meet on Friday.

It’s the first time this body of five members will meet since it was created in April by former Regent President Craig Lang.

They will convene at 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Board of Regents office, 11260 Aurora Avenue, Urbandale, Iowa.

Art Hauptman, a national and international consultant on governing and financing higher education, will give a presentation on the state of funding higher education and suggest changes to the current model.

The board is chaired by Regent David Miles and includes Mark Oman, a retired senior executive vice president of Wells Fargo and Company and member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Northern Iowa Foundation; Katie Mulholland, Board of Regents President Pro Tem; Len Hadley, retired CEO of the Maytag Corporation; Cara Heiden, retired co-president of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage.

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