University of Iowa sees increase in external funding

Stefanie Botelho's picture

Total external funding at the University of Iowa increased $9.5 million in fiscal year 2014, to $515.8 million, including a 47.5 percent increase in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation, UI officials announced Friday.

UI saw the largest percentage increase from the U.S. DOT, up 47.5 percent or $1.1 million more than in FY 2013.

The total funding amount compares with $506.3 million in external funds the university garnered last year.

Read more