University of Iowa


Date: 06/06/2016

A University of Iowa research team has received NSF funding to study institutional support for improving undergraduate STEM education, and I would like to encourage you to attend a session that will present the findings of their research and help us identify further institutional strategies for promoting and supporting instructors to create learning environments that improve student learning and retention in STEM courses and programs.

Date: 06/03/2016

The University of Iowa Honorary Degree Selection Committee seeks nominations for the 2016-17 awards.

Nominations may come from colleges or from individual faculty members. Committee recommendations must be approved by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa.

Date: 05/31/2016

On July 1, 2016, the University’s gift agreement with the AIB College of Business will go into effect and the University will assume operation of the AIB campus in Des Moines.  As of July 1st, the AIB campus will be named the Iowa Center for Higher Education.

Date: 05/25/2016

Application Deadlines and Report Deadlines for the 2017-2018 Faculty Development Programs are now available at

Please share this information with your faculty.  If you have questions, please feel free to call Associate Provost Kevin Kregel at 335-0256.

Date: 05/10/2016


On behalf of University College, Orientation Services, and the On Iowa! program, I am pleased to share that the former FYE website ( has been revised to welcome new students through the following site address:

Date: 04/27/2016


I want to make you aware the Office of Outreach & Engagement recently opened grant applications for funds to be used during the 2016-17 academic year. In the past, many initiatives from across the university have been supported in part by funding from Better Future for Iowans. The Office of Outreach & Engagement is now responsible for allocating these funds for outreach and engagement initiatives that serve to shape teaching and learning on campus while building upon existing excellent community programs in the state.

Date: 04/26/2016

Students can now access their UI information and records, course websites, and a host of key resources through a new student portal at

MyUI replaces the Iowa Student Information System and provides a convenient one-stop hub to the university systems, applications, and sites they use on a daily basis.

Date: 04/25/2016

Join us in recognizing 1,300 faculty and staff members identified by this year's graduating seniors for making a positive difference in their lives during their time at the University of Iowa.  Faculty and staff are listed by name in a full-page ad in today’s Daily Iowan, and you can also find a copy of the list at  Thank you for everything you do to support our students!

Date: 04/22/2016

Teresa Mangum
Date: 04/21/2016

The university community and its constituents will be meeting over the next couple of months to outline the university's strategic plan moving into the future.  The Strategic Plan Development Group (SPDG) will host a number of open forums at which students, faculty, and staff can share their views on overarching strategies and goals they see as central to the university's mission.  On June 30, 2016 the SPDG will submit a strategic plan that reflects these strategies and goals to Provost Butler and Vice President Rocklin.  In the 2016-17 academic year Provost Butler will convene work groups