Raynard Kington, president of Grinnell College, was the highest-paid private college president in Iowa in 2011, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education's executive compensation report released yesterday.
Ames edged out Iowa City in a ranking of top college towns, but both made it into the top 5.
Iowa State University today announced a gift of $25 million from the founders of Reiman Publications to jumpstart plans to enclose the south end zone of the university's football stadium and create an "inspiring campus entrance" for people entering the campus from the south.
Jordan Lloyd Bookey, daughter of Harry Bookey and Pamela Bass-Bookey, will be one of the speakers for next year's SmartTalk series in Des Moines.
The Iowa College Student Aid Commission today launched Education Empowers, a new blog resource for students, parents and educators providing practical tips related to financial aid and college and career planning.