Monthly Mailing to Deans - May 2014

[Note: These mailings are available and archived on the web at http://provost.uiowa.edu/monthly-mailing-deans-archive.]

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

 May 27, 2014

Highlights of recent/upcoming activity:

  • Next meeting of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa: June 4, 2014, Ames
  • Upcoming approval request: Bachelor of Arts in Enterprise Leadership

New information/requests for action:

  • Please share with faculty the attached document from the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) at Durham University (U.K.) inviting applicants for the IAS Fellowship.  The goal of the IAS is “to catalyse new ideas by bringing together internationally recognized academics as well as writers, artists and practitioners . . . .  [T]he IAS invite[s] scholars from the full spectrum of the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities to address research themes of global significance.”  Further information is available at http://www.dur.ac.uk/ias/fellows/.   Note that the deadline for application is June 8

 Events and deadlines:

DateEvent/DeadlineResponsible
June 8Application deadline, Durham University IAS Fellowship (see above)Faculty

Recent communications:

DateFromToItemAction
May 6Diane FinnertyPre-tenure FacultyOpportunity to apply for the Academic Writing ClubApply
May 13Office of the ProvostDeans, Directors, and DEOsNew Office of Teaching, Learning, & TechnologyInformation
May 14P. Barry ButlerFacultyCall for Applications - Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of the University CollegeApply

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