University of Iowa

Announcements

Date: 09/27/2018

All pre-tenure tenure-track faculty members are invited to attend a session hosted by the Office of the Provost to provide an overview of the UI Promotion and Tenure Guidelines. The session will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 3:30-5:00 p.m. in 2520D University Capitol Centre (UCC).   

Date: 09/17/2018

Thanks to the generous donations of friends and alumni of the University of Iowa, I am pleased to let you know about a variety of undergraduate scholarships intended to help defray the costs associated with studying abroad. 

Further information is available here:

Date: 09/12/2018

UI Faculty and Staff:

If you have plans to travel abroad, you need to know about the International Travel Health Insurance and Emergency Services Program, which has been adopted by the three Regent universities. The program is mandatory for faculty and staff who are traveling internationally on University business. It is also mandatory for students participating in study abroad programs or traveling independently for various purposes. 

Date: 09/04/2018

DEADLINE:  Wednesday, November 28 by noon. 

Date: 09/04/2018

Colleagues, 

I’m excited to announce a new international research funding opportunity. Submissions are now being accepted for the Global Research Partnership Award (GRPA)

The GRPA is intended to assist new or expanding international partnerships and/or facilitate future joint research projects, with two awards available for up to $10,000 each. All full-time University of Iowa faculty are eligible to apply.

Date: 08/22/2018

Over the next few months, departments and colleges will be involved in the process of arriving at recommendations for the awarding of tenure, and for promotions in all academic ranks. The policies and procedures related to promotion and tenure are provided in the links below.    

Date: 08/22/2018

TO:         Faculty, Staff and Students          

FROM:  Gail Agrawal, Co-chair, Executive Vice President & Provost Search              
                Teresa Mangum, Co-chair, Executive Vice President & Provost Search       
                Russ Ganim, President Faculty Senate     
                Michael Hesseltine, President Staff Council           
                Hira Mustafa, President Undergraduate Student Government      
                Dexter Golinghorst, President Graduate and Professional Student Government    

Date: 08/21/2018

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that establishes confidentiality requirements and student rights to inspect and review education records.  All UI instructors, including TAs and Adjuncts, are required to complete the online FERPA training module and quiz at least once during their employment at the University.  After having completed the training, instructors will be required to attes

Date: 08/16/2018

The University of Iowa Honorary Degree Selection Committee seeks nominations for the 2018-19 academic year. These prestigious awards may be conferred upon individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary achievements in such areas as research, scholarship, education, artistic creation, social activism, human rights, innovation or invention beneficial to society, and humanitarian outreach. Nominations where philanthropy or the possibility of future endowments are the main focus will not be considered. Please note: this award is not conferred posthumously.

Date: 08/13/2018

TO:         Faculty, Staff and Students          

FROM:  Gail Agrawal, Co-chair, Executive Vice President & Provost Search    
               Teresa Mangum, Co-chair, Executive Vice President & Provost Search       
                Russ Ganim, President Faculty Senate     
                Michael Hesseltine, President Staff Council           
                Hira Mustafa, President Undergraduate Student Government      
                Dexter Golinghorst, President Graduate and Professional Student Government