Strategic Initiative Task Force on Public Outreach and Civic Engagement

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Charge - Membership - Contact - Updates - Report


Charge

Articulate a strategic vision and priorities for the University to form partnerships with communities and organizations in the state, in order to apply all the resources of the University and help create better futures for Iowans.

Issues to address may include:

  • Expansion of cooperative programs throughout the state, offering UI degrees to place-bound students via instruction at community colleges.
  • Expansion of arts outreach throughout the state.

Membership

  • Co-chair: Steve McGuire, professor, teaching and learning
  • Co-chair: Ann Ricketts, associate director, research administration
  • Sandy Boyd, professor of law and president emeritus
  • Carolyn Colvin, associate professor, teaching and learning
  • Liz Christiansen, director, Office of Sustainability
  • Steve Duck, professor, communication studies
  • Leslie Finer, director, Arts Share
  • Diane Finnerty, director of faculty HR and development, Office of the Provost
  • Jean Florman, director, Center for Teaching
  • David Hensley, director, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
  • Michael Kelly, associate dean, pharmacy
  • Teresa Mangum, associate professor, English
  • Linda McGuire, associate dean, law
  • Michelle McQuistan, assistant professor, preventive & community dentistry
  • Buffy Quintero, outreach coordinator, international programs
  • Jane Schildroth, director of corporate & community relations, Pomerantz Career Center
  • Alec Scranton, associate dean, engineering
  • Madeline Shea, professor, biochemistry
  • Anita Stineman, director, RN-BSN program, nursing
  • Chuck Swanson, executive director, Hancher Auditorium
  • Roger Tracy, director, CCOM Office of Statewide Clinical Education Programs
  • Laurie Walkner, grants coordinator, Upper Midwest Center for Public Health Preparedness
  • Alumnus: Dr. Robert Rasmus
  • Provost Fellow: Marcus Haack, clinical associate professor, educational administration
  • Ex officio: Chet Rzonca, associate provost and dean of Continuing Education

Contact

Chet Rzonca, associate provost and dean of Continuing Education
250 CEF
319-335-2527

Updates

October 2009:

Task Force on Public Outreach and Civic Engagement Open Forums

[see Forum Presentation]

Faculty, Staff and Students:

Members of the Task Force on Public Outreach and Civic Engagement are seeking feedback from the campus community on University of Iowa outreach and engagement. We invite faculty, staff and students to attend the scheduled forums. Preliminary ideas for initiatives will be shared and discussed.

Wednesday, November 04, 3:00 PM-4:00 PM, 2520D UCC.
Tuesday, November 10, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM, 2117 MERF.

The charge of the Task Force can be found at: http://test.sitenow.uiowa.edu/provost/strategic-initiative-task-force-public-outreach-and-civic-engagement

For those unable to attend, please feel free to send suggestions via e-mail to: strategic-initiatives@uiowa.edu?subject=Outreach

Steve McGuire
Co-Chair, Task Force on Public Outreach and Civic Engagement Professor, Studio Division Coordinator, SAAH

Ann Ricketts
Co-Chair, Task Force on Public Outreach and Civic Engagement Director, Office of Research Development


Updated October 23, 2009