Underrepresented Minority Faculty Recruitment and Retention Pilot Program


TO:                  Deans, Directors, and DEOs

FROM:             Lena Hill
                          Interim Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Associate to the President

                          Kevin Kregel
                          Associate Provost for Faculty and Interim Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of the University College

                          Gary Barta
                          Henry B. and Patricia B. Tippie Director of Athletics Chair 

DATE:              May 25, 2018 

2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition

I am excited to announce that the 2019-2020 competition for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is now open! The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research and combination teaching/research awards in 137 countries for the 2019-2020 academic year. Opportunities are available for university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others. 

Major Lecture: Exploring the Value of Strategic International Science Engagement

Please add to your calendar and distribute widely.  This is the fourth lecture in the “Commitment to Internationalization” series and is intended to spark further conversation around our Internationalization Vision.  I hope you will be able to attend.


The University of Iowa is pleased to invite you to a special event in the Commitment to Internationalization lecture series.

Exploring the Value of Strategic International Science Engagement

presented by

2018 International Impact Award


Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 International Impact Award.

The International Impact Award recognizes distinguished alumni and other individuals with significant ties to the UI who have made important contributions internationally or, in the case of international alumni, abroad in their home countries.

Invitation to April 27 Session: Faculty Perspectives on the Culture for Teaching and Classroom Innovation

I would like to encourage interested faculty and administrators—particularly deans, associate deans, DEOs, and directors of undergraduate studies in undergraduate colleges—to attend an upcoming session on “Faculty Perspectives on the Culture for Teaching and Classroom Innovation at the University of Iowa.”