University of Iowa

Monthly Mailing to Deans - March 2015

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

March 28, 2015

Highlights of recent/upcoming activity:

 Events and deadlines:

Date Event/Deadline Responsible/Invited
Apr. 1 Deadline for applications for Provost’s Global Forum Faculty
Apr. 8 Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women Faculty, staff, students
Apr. 17 The University of Iowa is hosting the Iowa Network for Women in Higher Education (IOWAWHE) 2015 Leadership Conference Faculty and staff
Apr. 17 Women’s Leadership Initiative keynote speaker, Iowa Women’s Basketball Head Coach Lisa Bluder, “Think Like a Champion” Faculty and staff
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

Recent communications:

Date From To Item Action
Mar. 6 Downing Thomas Deans, Directors, and DEOs Provost’s Global Forum Information/share
Mar. 23 Sharon Beck Faculty, Staff, and Students Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women Information/share