University of Iowa


Date: 10/02/2017

Call for Applications

The Council on Teaching announces a new Teaching in Higher Education Travel Award to support faculty members (clinical, tenure-track/tenured, and instructional track) and P&S staff members who require support to attend a conference related to teaching in their discipline or in higher education in general.

Date: 09/13/2017

UI Faculty and Staff:


If you have plans to travel abroad, you need to know about the International Travel Health Insurance and Emergency Services Program, which has been adopted by the three Regent universities. The program is mandatory for faculty and staff who are traveling internationally on University business. It is also mandatory for students participating in study abroad programs or traveling independently for various purposes.


Date: 09/13/2017

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce several faculty development opportunities for campus DEOs.  Based on interest expressed by participants in our DEO Leadership Development Program for newly appointed DEOs, we have expanded our office’s DEO programming in AY17-18 to include:


Date: 09/08/2017



DEADLINE:           Tuesday, November 28 by noon.


Date: 09/01/2017

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: 08/31/2017

The University of Iowa has been accredited since 1913 by its regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).  The university received its last comprehensive HLC review in 2008.  Since that time, HLC has revised its review process, creating what it calls its “Open Pathway Process,” which focuses on quality assurance and follows a ten-year review cycle.

Date: 08/23/2017

Dear Colleagues, 

I am writing to update you about the Academic Organizational Structure 2020 Initiative.  

Phase I of the initiative began with a task force of four collegiate deans charged with gathering information about our current academic structures as well as input regarding future possibilities. The original charge to this task force can be found at:

Date: 08/22/2017

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.  

The Procedures for Tenure and Promotion Decision Making at The University of Iowa are to be followed for all tenured and tenure-track faculty. 

Date: 08/21/2017

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that establishes confidentiality requirements and student rights to inspect and review education records.  All UI instructors, including TAs and Adjuncts, are required to complete the online FERPA training module and quiz at least once during their employment at the University.  After having completed the training, instructors will be required to attest to an Annual Certification Notice on January 1st of each year in UI Self-Service.  Further, anyone needing administrative access to student records information in MAUI, b

Date: 08/09/2017

International Programs has collaborated with Hawks Ridge to provide short-term apartments for international scholars.  A limited number of units are still available beginning September 1st.  Highlights of the program include: