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Lena Hill named interim chief diversity officer, Monique DiCarlo named new Title IX coordinator

Search for new chief diversity officer to begin in late fall or early spring
Lena Hill has been appointed interim chief diversity officer and associate vice president and Monique DiCarlo has been appointed Title IX coordinator by UI President J. Bruce Harreld. A search for a new chief diversity officer will begin in late fall or early spring.

Budget update: Raising salaries to remain competitive

UI invests tuition revenue in faculty pay
The University of Iowa is allocating $4.9 million to boost faculty pay. The funds will help reach a goal of raising the average faculty salary for full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty to 95 percent of the median of the university’s peer group.
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UI announces it will be coal-free by 2025

UI Power Plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet its goal
The University of Iowa will divest fully from coal as a campus energy source by 2025. UI officials, led by President Harreld, announced the goal, which will come from the university increasing its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources.
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Presidential message: A call to action

UI President Bruce Harreld addresses the recently announced reduction in state funding and asks the campus community for its support.
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Board of Regents proposes tuition for 2017–18

Increases take effect in summer 2017
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, on Dec. 5 approved the tuition increase proposed at its October meeting with one amendment recommended by UI students: a new $12.50 Mental Health Fee that will replace the $10 Health Fee increase originally proposed in October.

Working at Iowa survey available Oct. 5–19

Sue Curry, dean of the College of Public Health, talks about why employees should take the Working at Iowa survey
On Oct. 5, all UI employees will receive an invitation to take the Working at Iowa survey. In this brief Q&A, Sue Curry, dean of the College of Public Health, talks with “Iowa Now” about how her college uses the survey.
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Week of Inspiration culminates in presidential program

Students, staff, faculty, and community members enjoy week of events
The Presidential Program and Reception, held Sept. 16 at Hancher Auditorium, was part of a series of events for students, staff, faculty, and community members.