University of Iowa


Date: 01/22/2013

Faculty and Staff Colleagues:

Welcome to the spring semester! I hope you all had wonderful holidays and a great start to the new year. For those of you who are new to campus--we're very glad you're here, and I look forward to meeting you soon.

As the semester gets under way, it's a good time to share with you a brief overview of some recent accomplishments, and to take a look at some of the ways we are moving forward.

Date: 01/19/2013

We write to let you know that the Dual Career Network (DCN), which assists the accompanying partners of new, permanent faculty/staff in seeking employment, will transition to a new reporting relationship with the Career Center effective January 22, 2013. The DCN currently reports to the Associate Provost for Faculty. 

Date: 01/15/2013

We have been notified by Student Health Services that they are expecting a significant uptick in the number of cases of influenza in Iowa City, especially as students return to campus. We would like to remind you of our policies regarding student medical absences, especially during situations like this.

Date: 01/15/2013

Deadlines for submitting a new course fee (or revising an existing course fee) are:

Date: 01/09/2013

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: 11/16/2012

Faculty and Staff Colleagues [in arts units]:

As you know, one of the four strategic priority areas (or “pillars”) of our strategic plan for 2010 to 2016, Renewing The Iowa Promise, is “new frontiers in the arts.” I write to make you aware of an exciting new initiative in support of that strategic priority.

Date: 10/15/2012

As you know, students are free to use ISIS to add and drop courses until 11:59 p.m. on the night before classes start. As it is set up now in the spring, students can add and drop without anyone’s signature until 11:59 p.m.

Date: 10/02/2012

I am sending you the text below for your information. This message is being sent to all graduate students at The University of Iowa.

Graduate Students:

Date: 09/04/2012

Assessment Innovation Grants for Fall 2012

Many academic programs have identified outcomes for their students such as lifelong learning, critical thinking, creative problem-solving, and effective communication. These types of learning outcomes are widely valued, but it can be a challenge to gather information on how well our programs help students achieve them.

Date: 08/30/2012

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.