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University of Northern Iowa set to make "major announcement" Wednesday


A major announcement impacting students and staff at the University of Northern Iowa is expected to take place this afternoon.

Current university president Ben Allen will make the announcement Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Maucker Union, Old Central Ballroom.

The announcement will mark a milestone donation to UNI's teacher education program, and Governor Terry Branstad will be in attendance as well.

UNI says the gift will have a significant impact on students interested in careers in education, and for faculty focused on teaching and research. 

KWWL will have live coverage from UNI detailing this announcement on the news at five and six. 

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