Posts Tagged ‘Sen. Tom Harkin’

Ruth Harkin speaks at a 2011 fundraiser for Sen. Tom Harkin's campaign.

Harkins fight quixotic battle with ISU over ‘academic freedom’

Former Harvard University professor Henry Kissinger once quipped that “academic politics are so vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.” Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), his wife Ruth, a member of the Board of Regents, ...
by Jeff Patch


Harkin Institute raised $1.6m in two years, lagging its $10m goal

AMES, Iowa—Fundraising documents from Iowa State University show that the Harkin Institute of Public Policy has raised barely half of the total its boosters have claimed. The Institute, established by the Board of Regents ami...
by Jeff Patch