University of Iowa


Date: 01/15/2020

TO:        All Faculty, Staff, and Students 

FROM:  Associate Provost Tanya Uden-Holman 

DATE:   January 2020 

RE:        Call for Nominations: The Lola Lopes Award for Undergraduate Student Advocacy 

With the Lola Lopes Award for Undergraduate Student Advocacy, the Office of the Provost each year honors a current University of Iowa administrator, staff member, or faculty member (in a non-teaching role) who supports undergraduate education and who serves as a strong, effective advocate for undergraduate students. 

Date: 01/07/2020

We are now accepting First-Year Seminar proposals for fall 2020. First-Year Seminar instructors are highly engaged in student development and have an active, important role in their students' transition to college. As a result, First-Year Seminars introduce new, first year students to important principles and academic expectations that will help them be successful at the University of Iowa. In addition, First-Year Seminars provide students with an opportunity to work closely with UI faculty, instructional staff, or a senior-level administrator.  

Date: 10/25/2019

The University of Iowa reaches out to, hires, and provides equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities and veterans. We invite you to help us measure how we are doing and meet our federal reporting requirements by updating your personnel records to indicate whether you have or have ever had a disability or whether you are a veteran of the U.S. military.

Date: 10/04/2019

DEADLINE:           By noon on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 (the day before Thanksgiving)  

Date: 09/17/2019

Dear Colleagues,

International Programs is pleased to announce the launch of the Iowa Global Health Network (IGHN)!

The Iowa Global Health Network aims to provide an interdisciplinary and intercollegiate platform for faculty and staff at the University of Iowa with an interest in real world health problems and challenges. The network will facilitate opportunities for increased interaction and the development of new scholarly and clinical initiatives, and will foster collaboration among those interested in global health at the University of Iowa.  

Date: 09/03/2019

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: 09/03/2019

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students, 

On behalf of the UI First-Generation Task Force, I am pleased to announce the establishment of four 1stGen@Iowa Awards. These awards recognize first-generation student achievements as well as outstanding advocacy and support efforts of faculty and staff. The 1stGen@Iowa Awards will be presented at this year's first annual First-Generation Student Awards and Recognition Ceremony on November 8.  

Date: 08/28/2019

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 attest to an Annual Certification Notic

Date: 08/27/2019

I am writing to announce the following faculty funding opportunities from International Programs: 


Date: 08/20/2019

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.