The University of Iowa


Date: 01/12/2017

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

Date: 01/11/2017

Dear Faculty Member:


I write to ask your help with a very important data collection effort that will take place over the course of the spring 2017 semester.


Date: 01/11/2017

The University has implemented a workflow process to request new or revise existing course fees. Information about this process, including links to the Course Fee Policy, Course Fee Request Form, and Workflow Inbox, is available at

Deadlines for submitting a new course fee, eliminating a course fee (or changing the amount of an existing course fee) are:

Date: 01/05/2017

Cc: Associate Deans for Faculty, Associate Deans for Research, Senior HR Leadership, and Faculty HR Representatives

From: P. Barry Butler, Executive Vice President and Provost
          Cheryl Reardon, Chief Human Resources Officer and Associate Vice President
          Dan Reed, Vice President for Research and Economic Development
          Jean Robillard, Vice President for Medical Affairs


Date: 12/21/2016

Dear Colleagues,


The University of Iowa is searching for a new Dean of the College of Nursing for appointment in July 2017 due to the untimely death of Dean Rita Frantz earlier this autumn.


Date: 12/12/2016

Please join me for the Chief Diversity Office's 2017 Update on Diversity and Inclusion on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 5:00-6:30 pm in the Main Lounge, Iowa Memorial Union. A brief Q&A will follow the address, with a light reception following.

Date: 12/05/2016

The University of Iowa Council on Teaching announces the 28th annual Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards and invites nominations for 2016-17.  This award recognizes teaching assistants who have demonstrated outstanding ability as teachers at the University of Iowa.   

Date: 11/30/2016

Thank you all for supporting the success of our undergraduate students this fall, and for welcoming our first-year undergraduate students to campus.  As we get closer to the end of the fall semester, I would like to bring three things to your attention:

Date: 11/30/2016

The Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis, Jr. Achievement Award was created to honor Erroll B. Davis, Jr. and his nearly 30 years of service to the utility industry and to honor and recognize the importance of scholarship and leadership by underrepresented minority students in the state of Iowa. The award recognizes academic achievement in business or engineering, leadership in campus and community organizations, and potential for future career success. We are requesting your assistance in encouraging qualified candidates to apply for this opportunity. 

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.