Administration

Iowa Board of Regents April 23 roundup

Board officially names Robillard UI interim President
Following are highlights from the Iowa Board of Regents meeting Thursday, April 23, at the School for the Deaf in Council Bluffs.

UI TIER update: April 15

As the University of Iowa moves forward with the Board of Regents’ TIER (Transparent Inclusive Efficiency Review) project, the UI TIER leadership team is committed to keeping the campus informed on the latest developments in connection with the initiative
Jude West

Memorial service set for retired UI professor, former VP Jude West

Known as 'The Henry Kissinger of the University of Iowa'
A public memorial luncheon for Jude West, long-time University of Iowa business professor and champion of Iowa non-profit organizations who died Monday, will be held Friday, April 17, at noon, at the University Club.

UI to adopt tobacco-free campus policy

Policy to expand current smoke-free rule, takes effect in August
The University of Iowa will be tobacco-free on campus beginning this August. The university announced on Tuesday that it will adopt a tobacco-free policy that will prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes, chewing or smokeless tobacco, hookahs, and other nicotine-delivery devices on the UI campus.

Report says schools still shortchanging gifted kids

UI research finds many high-ability children bored and unchallenged, despite increased access to programming
Far too many high-ability children are still languishing in American classrooms, bored and unchallenged. That's why top administrators, researchers, and professors with the University of Iowa's College of Education have issued a new report, updating their call for academic acceleration for America's brightest students.

UI TIER update: April 1

As the University of Iowa moves forward with the Iowa Board of Regents’ TIER (Transparent Inclusive Efficiency Review) project, the UI TIER leadership team is committed to keeping the campus informed on the latest developments in connection with the initiative.

Media advisory: President Mason media availability on April 2

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, April 2, at 101 Jessup Hall.

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.

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