University of Iowa


FERPA Training Requirements for Instructors (2018)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that establishes confidentiality requirements and student rights to inspect and review education records.  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 attes

Call for Honorary Degree Nominations, Fall 2018

The University of Iowa Honorary Degree Selection Committee seeks nominations for the 2018-19 academic year. These prestigious awards may be conferred upon individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary achievements in such areas as research, scholarship, education, artistic creation, social activism, human rights, innovation or invention beneficial to society, and humanitarian outreach. Nominations where philanthropy or the possibility of future endowments are the main focus will not be considered. Please note: this award is not conferred posthumously.

Nominations sought for Executive Vice President & Provost

Dear Colleagues, 

As co-chairs of the search committee, we are pleased to announce the search for a new Executive Vice President & Provost is underway.  We invite members of the UI community and friends of the university to nominate professionals whom they believe to be qualified to serve as the next Executive Vice President & Provost.  

You will find relevant information about the search, including how to apply or nominate, on the University of Iowa Provost Search website at: 

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

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