University of Iowa
- Homepage: http://www.uiowa.edu/
July 2009: "The University of Iowa, which like Michigan State is a member of the Big Ten, provides among the most comprehensive coverage for varsity athletes. The university received 4,200 medical bills for them last year, paying $776,454, according to documents obtained through an Iowa Public Records Law request. The university has also begun paying for uninsured full-scholarship athletes to enroll in the student health care offered on campus."http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/16/sports/16athletes.html
Role Name Type Last Updated Student/Trainee (past or present) Prof. David W. Brady Person Jan 12, 2006 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Prof. Peter S. Fisher Person Jun 18, 2007 Student/Trainee (past or present) Sen. Charles "Chuck" E. Grassley Person Jan 6, 2006 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Prof. Herbert Hovenkamp Esq. Person Apr 3, 2011 Student/Trainee (past or present) Prof. Shanto Iyengar Person Oct 27, 2006 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Dr. Doug W. Jones Person Oct 24, 2009 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Prof. Linda K. Kerber Person May 29, 2006 Student/Trainee (past or present) Nicholas A. Klinefeldt Esq. Person Aug 6, 2011 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Prof. Sheldon F. Kurtz Esq. Person Apr 6, 2007 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Prof. Erik Lie Person Dec 29, 2006 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Shawn Francis Peters Person Jan 21, 2009 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Prof. Katherine "Katie" M. Porter Esq. Person Mar 5, 2008 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) David Skorton Person Student/Trainee (past or present) Prof. Stephen T. Ziliak Ph.D. Person Aug 24, 2007
Articles and Resources
Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Jul 15, 2009 College Athletes Stuck With the Bill After Injuries
QUOTE: . While some colleges accept considerable responsibility for [athletes'] medical claims, many others assume almost none, according to a review of public documents from a cross section of universities and interviews with current and former athletes, trainers, administrators and N.C.A.A. officials.
New York Times May 31, 2009 College athletic departments use vague law to keep public records from being seen (Secrecy 101)
QUOTE: Across the country, many major-college athletic departments keep their NCAA troubles secret behind a thick veil of black ink or Wite-Out. [universities] censor information in the name of student privacy, invoking a 35-year-old federal law whose author says it has been twisted and misused by the universities.
Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) Feb 04, 2008 Some Campuses Decide Tobacco Company Money Is ‘Tainted’
QUOTE: [Officials at a Texas university] decided two months ago to draw a line, and refuse all tobacco money for student groups, as well as for faculty research. “What it came down to for us was the ethical dimension,” said [one official]. “The leadership of the school felt that in some sense it was tainted money, that it is money gotten from a product that is significantly harming people.”
New York Times May 08, 2007 To raise an alarm, use cellphones?: Colleges weigh text messaging as a tool to warn students of danger, in the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings.
QUOTE: [Colleges] scramble to fine-tune their incident-response systems in part by tapping into the instant-message culture of today's college generation. But in that quest, experts say, colleges face privacy and liability concerns, as well as the basic question of whether subtle "social alarms" such as texting are really better at warning of a possible emergency than are the cold-war-era siren and the under-the-desk-drill.
Christian Science Monitor Mar 02, 2007 More colleges banning smoking
QUOTE: At least 43 campuses from California to New Jersey have gone smoke-free, a trend that is accelerating, according to Americans for Non-smokers' Rights. Most have been community colleges and commuter schools, but more large universities with student housing are debating campus-wide bans...
USA TODAY Sep 06, 2006 Report Estimates the Costs of a Stock Options Scandal
QUOTE: “From a shareholder’s perspective, it’s not just the extra compensation the executives got, it’s not just the extra taxes they have to pay,” said H. Nejat Seyhun, “There may be additional payouts for class-action lawsuits as well as worrying about the quality of the top management.”
New York Times Aug 26, 2004 Varsity Athletes Get Class Credit: Some Colleges Give Grades for Playing
QUOTE: ...nearly three dozen universities award academic credit for participation on intercollegiate sports teams....The play-for-grades classes illustrate the challenge of reconciling academic missions with big-time athletics at universities.
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