Monthly Mailing to Deans - March 2017

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TO: Deans  
FROM: Kevin C. Kregel
Acting Executive Vice President and Provost

March 28, 2017

Highlights of recent/upcoming activity:

  • Professor Keith Mueller has been appointed interim dean of the College of Public Health, effective April 1. He will serve as interim dean of the College of Public Health until a permanent dean is identified through a nationwide search, a process that is expected to begin later this spring.
  •  Next meeting of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa: April 19-20 (Council Bluffs)

Events and deadlines:

Date Event/Deadline Responsible
Apr. 1 Deadline to submit proposals for Provost’s Global Forum Tenured, tenure track, clinical track, research track faculty
Apr. 12-14 Provost’s Global Forum Public
May 1 Deadline for nominations for the 2017 International Impact Award Faculty/staff
June 30 Expiration of current phased retirement program for faculty and staff Faculty/staff

Recent communications:

Date From To Item Action
Mar. 6 Downing Thomas Faculty, Staff, Students New Executive Order Information/share
Mar. 9 Downing Thomas Deans, Directors, and DEOs UI receives the 2017 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization Information/share
Mar. 20 Downing Thomas Deans, Directors, and DEOs 2017 International Impact Award Submit nominations
Mar. 20 Georgina Dodge Faculty and Staff UI Diversity Catalyst Award Winners and Ceremony Information/share
Mar. 21 Lon Moeller Deans, Directors, and DEOs Fall 2017 Textbook/Course Materials Orders Information/share
Mar. 22 Downing Thomas Deans, Directors, and DEOs Invitation to attend Provost’s Global Forum Information/share