Protest Greets Iowa President on His First Day

November 3, 2015

About 200 students and faculty members greeted J. Bruce Harreld with a protest on his first full day as president of the University of Iowa, The Gazette reported. Many on campus have charged that the Iowa Board of Regents didn't conduct a proper search, and critics have questioned Harreld's qualifications. He has insisted he is qualified and that he wants to move past the protests. But on Monday, protesters called on him and members of the Board of Regents to resign.

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