University of Iowa


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

Date: 09/06/2016

Faculty and Staff Colleagues:

Date: 09/02/2016

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 (or changing the amount of an existing course fee) are:

Date: 09/01/2016


TO: All University of Iowa faculty and staff

FROM: Georgina Dodge, Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice President, Title IX Coordinator
                Kevin Kregel, Associate Provost for Faculty
                Kevin D. Ward, Interim Vice President for Human Resources

SUBJECT: Annual Policy Notifications

DATE: September 1, 2016

As part of our series of annual policy notifications, we encourage you to review the following policies and statements that are crucial to the mission of the university.