University of Iowa

Monthly Mailing to Deans - January 2018

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TO: Deans  
FROM: Sue Curry
Interim Executive Vice President and Provost

January 30, 2018

Highlights of recent/upcoming activity: 

  • The 2017 International Programs Annual Report is available at
  • You are encouraged to attend upcoming China yield events (“Next Step Iowa”) –
    • March 16: Beijing (Friday afternoon/evening), Beijing St. Regis Hotel
    • March 18: Shanghai (Sunday afternoon), Shanghai Marriott City Centre
    • March 24: Guangzhou (Saturday afternoon/evening), The Grand Hyatt
  • For more information, please contact Downing Thomas, Associate Provost and Dean of International Programs.  For logistics, including hotel reservations, please contact Allanda Hageman, Senior Events and Program Coordinator in the Office of Admissions.

Events and deadlines:

Date Event/Deadline Responsible
Jan. 31 RSVP for February 7, 2018 session on Faculty Search Committee Practices to Advance Equity, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m., 2520D UCC Faculty
Feb. 15 Deadline to submit a request to add, eliminate, or change a course fee for summer or fall 2018 Deans and DEOs
Mar. 2 Deadline to submit nominations for Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Faculty, staff, students
Apr. 30 Annual Disclosure of Outside Professional Activities and Interests: DUE APRIL 30, 2018 Faculty/staff

Recent communications:

Date From To Item Action
Jan. 4

Sue Curry
Cheryl Reardon
John Keller
Brooks Jackson

Deans, Directors, and DEOs Annual Disclosure of Outside Professional Activities and Interests: DUE APRIL 30, 2018 Information/share
Jan. 16 Lon Moeller Faculty, Staff, Students Call for Nominations: The Lola Lopes Award for Undergraduate Student Advocacy Information/share
Jan. 23 Lena Hill Deans, Directors, and DEOs Help Us Assess Campus Climate for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Respond to survey
Jan. 30 Thomas Schmidt Deans, Directors, and DEOs REMINDER: Outstanding Teaching Award Nominations Nominate
Jan. 30 Sue Curry Faculty and Staff Help Us Assess Campus Climate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the UI Respond to survey

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