University of Iowa

Monthly Mailing to Deans - January 2014

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FROM:P. Barry Butler 
 Executive Vice President and Provost 

January 28, 2014

Highlights of recent/upcoming activity:

  • Next meeting of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa: February 5-6, 2014, Cedar Falls

New requests for action:

  • None at this time

Events and deadlines:

Jan. 31Nomination deadline: Diversity Catalyst AwardsFaculty, staff, students
Feb. 28Nomination deadline: The Lola Lopes Award for Undergraduate Student AdvocacyFaculty, staff, students
Apr. 1Application deadline: Provost’s Global ForumFaculty
Apr. 30Deadline 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

 Recent communications:

Jan. 8Beth IngramFaculty, Staff, and StudentsCall for Nominations:  The Lola Lopes Award for Undergraduate Student AdvocacySubmit nominations
Jan. 22Downing ThomasDeans, Directors, and DEOsInternational Programs Annual ReportInformation/share
Jan. 23Diane FinnertyDeans, Directors, and DEOsJanuary 2014--Campus-wide Faculty Development OpportunitiesInformation/share
Jan. 24Orientation ServicesDeans, Directors, and DEOs2014 Orientation Program DatesInformation
Jan. 28Downing Thomas
Sonia Ryang
Deans, Directors, and DEOsCall for Proposals: Provost’s Global ForumSubmit proposals