President Wilson, Provost Kregel discuss latest 'U.S. News & World Report' rankings

President Barbara Wilson and Executive Vice President and Provost Kevin Kregel share their perspectives on where Iowa was ranked in the most recent U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, examine changes in the ranking methodology, and highlight some of the progress the university is making in important areas.

UI holds top public nursing, writing programs in ‘US News’ rankings of best universities

The University of Iowa improved its national ranking in undergraduate nursing programs to No. 4 and is tied for No. 1 among public universities, while also remaining the best public writing program in the country, according to the latest rankings published by U.S. News & World Report.

Campus can submit preliminary proposals for FY2025 P3 funding

Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Preliminary proposals are now being accepted for FY2025 P3 initiatives to support the University of Iowa 2022-2027 Strategic Plan. Faculty and staff can submit a proposal for a one- to three-year project that would start July 1, 2024. Preliminary proposals must be submitted by Nov. 6.

FERPA Training Requirements for Instructors

All UI instructors, including TAs and adjuncts, are required to complete the online FERPA training module and quiz at least once during their employment at the university. After having completed the training, instructors will be required to attest to an Annual Certification Notice on Jan. 1 of each year in UI Self-Service.

Faculty Fellows for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Saturday, August 19, 2023
Brian Lai, associate professor and DEO of the Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Jodi Linley, associate professor in the Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, College of Education, have been selected as Faculty Fellows for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

Federal Compliance Related to Financial Aid

The University of Iowa is required to verify, during the semester, that students receiving federal financial aid are actively participating in their courses per federal financial aid regulations. Verifying a student’s academic engagement will determine whether a student must repay a portion of their federal financial aid (grants and loans).

Tips, guidance, and resources for instructors to adapt to AI in the classroom

Monday, August 7, 2023
How can University of Iowa faculty most effectively respond to AI in the classroom? Here are a few steps and tips to guide instructors as we approach the fall 2023 semester.

New committee to explore impacts of AI on academics

Monday, July 31, 2023
As artificial intelligence (AI) rapidly evolves, it has potential to significantly impact many academic activities at the University of Iowa. A new committee will assess and provide guidance to faculty, staff, and students about opportunities and challenges of AI in the academic setting.

Center for Teaching to join Office of the Provost

To advance the UI’s strategic plan goal of excellence in teaching and learning, the university is transitioning the administrative home of the Center for Teaching from the Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology (OTLT) in Information Technology Services back to the Office of the Provost.