University of Iowa


Date: 08/24/2012

As many of you know, Pat Folsom is retiring as Assistant Provost for Enrollment Management and Director of the Academic Advising Center, effective September 1. Pat has been an invaluable staff member the past 31 years and she (and her vast knowledge) will be missed greatly.

Date: 08/21/2012

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the following Fall 2012 faculty development resources and opportunities:

Date: 10/14/2011

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Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the 2011-2012 call for cluster hire proposals.

As was the case last year, the call this year is open with respect to area. Interested faculty members are encouraged to prepare proposals with the following general principles in mind.

Date: 07/07/2011

Dear colleagues,

Last fall the Office of the Provost invited proposals for the next round of strategic interdisciplinary tenured/tenure track faculty hires under the UI Cluster Hire Initiative. During the spring semester, the Office of the Provost, Council of Deans, and Office of the Vice President for Research reviewed many worthy submissions. I am now pleased to announce the winning proposals for 2011-12 (with some accompanying text from those proposals):

Date: 11/18/2010

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Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the 2010-2011 call for cluster hire proposals.

Date: 10/21/2010

Dear colleagues,

Date: 09/21/2010

Dear colleagues,

Last April the Office of the Provost invited proposals to recruit tenure-track or tenured faculty in two interdisciplinary clusters: "Aging in the Heartland" and "Public Humanities." Two faculty committees, one for each cluster, reviewed the proposals over the summer and in some cases raised questions with the proposing units that ultimately helped to strengthen their plans.

Date: 06/24/2009

Dear colleagues:

I'm pleased to announce ten new faculty positions for interdisciplinary "cluster hiring" to advance research, education, and outreach on sustainability, an area of strategic emphasis identified by President Mason.

Date: 05/11/2006

Faculty and Staff Colleagues:

Date: 05/01/2003

Faculty, Staff, and Students:

I'm writing to announce that the Diversity Action Committee, which I appointed last spring and charged with suggesting specific steps for achieving our strategic diversity goals, has submitted its report and recommendations to me. The full report is available online at