University of Iowa


Date: 11/21/2016

Nominations for the 2017 Diversity Catalyst Awards are now being accepted.

Please take time to acknowledge those in your area who have gone above and beyond the scope of their jobs to promote diversity and inclusion on our campus. This is an excellent opportunity to highlight the work of the people and programs at the University of Iowa by nominating them for one of these prestigious awards.

Date: 10/26/2016

To:          All University Faculty and Staff

From:    Kevin Kregel, Associate Provost for Faculty   
              Cheryl Reardon, Chief Human Resources Officer and Associate Vice President
              Dan Reed, Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Re:         Annual Notification of Conflicts of Interest Policies

Date:     October 26, 2016

Date: 10/21/2016

Please add to your calendar and distribute widely.  These events kick off the campus-wide conversation around our Internationalization Vision in tandem with the events we will sponsor for the Department of State’s International Education Week.

The University of Iowa is pleased to invite you to two special events in the 2016-2017 Commitment to Internationalization lecture series.

Date: 10/20/2016

The current phased retirement program for faculty and staff will expire on June 30, 2017 (by action of the Board of Regents in 2011).  The Board has yet to take action to renew the phased retirement program, and it is anticipated that the earliest a decision would be made is December of this year.

Date: 10/04/2016

The International Programs Grants Office assists faculty and staff in identifying and pursuing external funding opportunities to support projects with an international emphasis or component. Ann Knudson, grants administrator for IP, can assist faculty in creating successful proposals. Learn more about our grant-writing assistance support:

Date: 09/30/2016

Date:     September 30, 2016

All tenure-track faculty members are invited to attend an upcoming session hosted by the Office of the Provost regarding UI Promotion and Tenure Guidelines.  The session is scheduled for Friday, October 21, 2016, 9:00-10:30 a.m. in W401 PBB.  Online registration is requested by Monday, October 17, 2016: .

Date: 09/26/2016

I am pleased to announce that author and journalist Roger Thurow will be a guest of the Office of the Provost and College of Public Health on Tuesday, October 11.  His visit is by special arrangement with the World Food Prize Organization in Des Moines. 

There will be a public lecture at 5:00 pm in the Callahan Auditorium of the College of Public Health Building (CPHB), followed by a reception.   The title of his lecture will be 1,000 Days to Change the World: Stories from the Fight to End Early Childhood Malnutrition.”

Date: 09/15/2016

DEADLINE:           Friday, December 2, 2016 by noon.

Date: 09/09/2016


TO: All University of Iowa faculty and staff

FROM: Georgina Dodge, Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice President
               Kevin Kregel, Associate Provost for Faculty
               Tom Rocklin, Vice President for Student Life
               Kevin Ward, Interim Vice President for Human Resources                          

DATE: Fri, Sept. 9, 2016

RE: Annual Policy Notification--Religious Guidelines