The University of Iowa


Date: 10/13/2017


The Chief Diversity Office is pleased to announce that we are accepting proposals for the Diversity Catalyst Seed Grant. The Diversity Catalyst Seed Grant supports projects and programs with an immediate impact enhancing the diversity goals of the University of Iowa's Strategic Plan 2016-2021. 

If your proposal will advance cross-cultural understanding, strengthen positive inter-group relations and promote a welcoming learning environment, and will benefit the campus directly, we would like to hear from you! 

Date: 10/11/2017


International Programs offers a number of funding opportunities for international research and internationally focused collaborations.  Here are two with deadlines quickly approaching.  Please share these opportunities with your faculty.

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: