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Iowa hires N. Illinois official for athletic post

[ 0 ] July 25, 2013

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa has hired a Northern Illinois University administrator to oversee academic services for athletes. Athletic director Gary Barta named Lisa Tovar an associate athletics director Wednesday. Tovar worked in a similar job at Northern Illinois for two years after previously working as an athletic academic counselor at […]

Records show several NCAA violations in UI Athletics Department

[ 0 ] June 17, 2013

The University of Iowa athletics department reported 14 minor NCAA and Big Ten Conference violations — many of them accidental calls or text messages — between August 2012 and May 2013, according to documents provided by the university through a public records request. The documents outline so-called secondary infractions that coaches made while attempting to […]