University of Iowa

Monthly Mailing to Deans - April 2016

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TO: Deans  
FROM: P. Barry Butler
Executive Vice President and Provost

April 28, 2016

Highlights of recent/upcoming activity:

Events and deadlines:

Date       Event/Deadline Responsible
Apr. 30 Deadline for affected employee groups to complete the “Annual Report of Outside Professional Activities and Interests” via the eCOI online disclosure system (  Employees required to complete the online annual disclosure are:
  • UI Health Care:  50% or greater Faculty, P&S, SEIU, and Merit Exempt
  • Faculty:  50% or greater Regular Track Faculty
  • Administrators with Faculty Appointments (i.e., FM jobcode), including Assoc/Asst Provost, Assoc VP, Assoc/Asst Dean, Director, Ombuds
  • P&S:  50% or greater among Pay Levels 7 and above
    • P&S:  50% or greater in Executive Classifications, including President, Exec VP & Provost, VPs, Dean, University Librarian
All UI researchers who are identified as “key personnel” on a UI routing form submitted to Sponsored Programs or an IRB application.
Faculty and staff
May 2 Deadline for nominations for International Impact Award Faculty
Apr. 25-May 5

Strategic Plan Open Forums

Staff Forums:
Monday, April 25, 2:00-3:30 p.m., Iowa Theatre (166 IMU)
Monday, May 2, 9:00-10:30 a.m., Medical Alumni Room, E331 General Hospital (Elevator BW to 3rd Floor)

Faculty Forums:
Wednesday, April 27, 1:30-3:00 p.m., Illinois Room (348 IMU)
Thursday, April 28, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Medical Alumni Room, E331 General Hospital (Elevator BW to 3rd Floor)

Student Forums:
Monday, April 25, 5:00-6:30 p.m., 2520D UCC
Thursday, May 5, 5:00-6:00 p.m., Multipurpose Room, Petersen Residence Hall (main level, just past info desk)

All Campus Forum:
Wednesday, May 4, 2:30-4:00 p.m., 2nd Floor Ballroom, IMU

Faculty, staff, students
June 1 Deadline for applications for Community Impact Grants Students, faculty, staff, and community partners
July 1 Deadline for applications for Outreach & Engagement Micro Grants and for Theme Semester Supplemental Grants Students, faculty, staff, and community partners

Recent communications:

Date From To Item Action
Apr. 16 Downing Thomas Deans, Directors, and DEOs 2016 International Impact Award Nominations Nominate
Apr. 21 Strategic Plan Development Group Faculty, Staff, Students Strategic Planning Open Forums Information/share
Apr. 25 Lon Moeller Deans, Directors, and DEOs Student Recognition of UI Faculty and Staff Information/share
Apr. 26 Lon Moeller and Tom Rocklin Deans, Directors, and DEOs Iowa Student Information System (ISIS) is now MyUI student portal Information/share
Apr. 27 Linda Snetselaar Deans, Directors, and DEOs Office of Outreach & Engagement Grants Information/share

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