Presidential Search Committee holds first meeting

The 21-member committee charged with screening candidates to succeed Sally Mason as president of the University of Iowa held its first meeting Wednesday, March 25.

Board of Regents to consider Robillard for interim president

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter said today, Wednesday, March 25, that he and President Pro Tem Katie Mulholland will recommend that the regents name Jean Robillard to serve as interim president of the University of Iowa.
Students studying in a UI classroom

The people side of business

New B.A. degree prepares liberal arts students for careers in business
The University of Iowa has launched a new major that provides entrepreneurial management and leadership education to liberal arts and sciences students, giving them the opportunity to develop real-world skills and improve their employability before hitting the job market or starting their own business.
The University of Iowa - Time Lapse August 2014

UI promotions earn American Advertising Awards

Time-lapse look at campus takes Gold awards in local competition
More than a dozen videos, websites, promotional items, and other work produced by and for University of Iowa units were recognized at the Feb. 28 American Advertising Awards Gala recognizing creative excellence in the marketing industry.

TIER update: Implementation phase is underway on campus

University of Iowa President Sally Mason shares information about the next steps in the Iowa Board of Regents' TIER (Transparent Inclusive Efficiency Review) with UI students, faculty, and staff as the implementation phase is underway on campus.
David McGraw (left), head of stage management and the Performing Arts Entrepreneurship Program, with theatre students. Starting this fall, new UI theatre arts majors can choose an accelerated option that guides them through the program in three years.

University of Iowa announces first three-year majors

Accelerated options will be available to new undergraduates starting this fall
First-year undergraduates headed to the University of Iowa this fall can sign up for Iowa Degree in Three—a new accelerated program designed for motivated students who want to graduate faster and cut costs.
Ken Brown in his office

Business college plans to grow bigger and better

Undergraduate dean talks student success, college expansion
As the undergraduate dean in the Henry B. Tippie College of Business, Ken Brown draws on his experience as a father. Every day he strives to make Tippie the kind of place where his young daughters would have a great educational experience and be successful.

Media advisory: President Mason media availability on Feb. 19

University of Iowa President Sally Mason will meet with media representatives to share updates on the university and take questions on the record at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at 101 Jessup Hall.

Board of Regents announces composition of presidential search committee

The Iowa Board of Regents has announced the composition of the University of Iowa Presidential Search and Screen Committee. The 21-person-committee will include nine representatives from the UI faculty and three members of the Board of Regents.