University of Northern Iowa

Board will review Iowa State president's plane use, travel

The board that governs Iowa's public universities will review whether employees have adhered to policies barring the use of state equipment and travel for private gain, amid growing questions about the use of Iowa State University's planes by its president.

The Iowa Board of Regents announced Wednesday that its chief internal auditor will review whether Iowa State University President Steven Leath and other employees followed those rules. The "compliance review" will also ensure policies at Iowa State, the University of Iowa and the University of Northern Iowa are clear and consistent and have been followed, the board's executive director Bob Donley said in a...