University of Iowa

Announcements

Date: 11/16/2018

Effective immediately, the Graduate College and Departments will begin collaborating with University Human Resources Faculty and Staff Disability Services Office (FSDS) to administer all workplace accommodation needs (including new or ongoing health conditions) for graduate assistants.  This change is consistent with the recent change for faculty and staff employees.

Date: 11/13/2018

The Graduate College is now accepting two-page concept proposals (Phase 1) for Challenge Grants with a January 15, 2019 deadline. The goal of the Challenge Grants is to better prepare our graduate students for the knowledge economy, global challenges, and broader career options.  

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: 09/27/2018

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