University of Iowa

UI Campus-Wide Faculty Development Opportunities – Spring 2017

Deans, Directors, and Departmental Executive Officers
Diane Finnerty, Assistant Provost for Faculty
January 17, 2017
UI Campus-Wide Faculty Development Opportunities – Spring 2017

The Office of the Provost is pleased to offer the Spring 2017 UI Campus-Wide Faculty Development Calendar ( The calendar contains programs offered by several UI offices designed for UI faculty, instructors, and researchers. All members of the UI community are welcome to attend.

Highlights of January/February faculty development opportunities include:

  • January 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2017, 12:30-2:00 p.m. How to Balance Parenting and Productivity: A Realistic Approach for Faculty with Young Children – a multi-week online course offered via the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). To register, first set up an NCFDD account (directions: and then register online: All NCFDD programs are also available online after the live sessions have concluded.
  • February 2, 2017, noon-2:00 p.m., W401 PBB, Hiring Diverse Faculty: Promising Practices. This event will begin with a live national webinar hosted by the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) and a facilitated post-webinar discussion. Webinar presenters include: Hannah Valantine, NIH Chief office for Scientific Workforce Diversity; Douglas Haynes, Vice Provost for Academic Equity & Diversity at the University of California-Irvine, and Elebeoba E. May, Director for the Biomedical Engineering Research Program and Associate Professor, University Houston. To register FacultyDiversityWebinarFebruary2017. All HERC webinars are also available online after the live sessions have concluded.
  • February 7, 2017, 9-10:30 a.m., W401 PBB, Diversifying the Professoriate: Unconscious Bias and Search Committee Practices to Advance Equity. This session will be led by Diane Finnerty, Office of the Provost, and is designed specifically for individuals serving on faculty search committees. All members of campus are welcome to attend. To register: FacultySearchFeb2017
  • February 7, 2017, 1:30-3:00 p.m., 2520D UCC, Creating a Budget for s Sponsored Research Project. Sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development. To register for the webinar, visit UI Self-Service > Learning and Development > My Training > Enroll in Courses >View Course > Enroll in This Course Session.

For information about additional sessions, please see the Spring 2017 Campus-Wide Faculty Development Calendar: or contact the Office of the Provost at