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State Leaders

State education policy officials include the following:

Robert Donley, Executive Director of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa
Bruce Harreld, President, University of Iowa
Steven Leath, President, Iowa State University
William N. Ruud, President, University of Northern Iowa

Policy Highlights

State Attainment Goal: 70% of Iowa’s workforce will have education or training beyond high school by the year 2025. Learn more about how states can “Set An Attainment Goal.” Also, find out more about Iowa’s attainment goal and see other states’ attainment goals.

Under the new reverse credit transfer agreement, community college students who transfer to Iowa’s public universities before earning an associate degree can submit their University credits toward completion of the associate degree. Learn more about how states Adopt Statewide Policies to Guarantee Transfer.

Stronger Nation State Attainment Data

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