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Henry B. Tippie to Discuss Business Lessons in UI Speech

Henry TippieUniversity of Iowa alumnus and benefactor Henry B. Tippie has run many businesses since graduating in 1949 and he will share the lessons of his success on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at the Sheraton Hotel in Iowa City.

Tippie’s speech begins at 5:45 p.m., with a reception starting at 5 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, visit

Tippie, a native of Belle Plaine, helped build Rollins and Associates into a significant business that today has five companies trading on the New York Stock Exchange. He’s also owned a group of radio stations, is the chairman of Dover Motorsports and Dover Downs Entertainment, and lives on a ranch he owns near Austin, Texas.

His gifts toThe University of Iowa support student scholarships and faculty research positions. He’s received the UI’s Distingished Service Alumni Award and Hancher Finkbine Medallion, and the Tippie College of Business is named in his honor.

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