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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Dodge to become associate provost for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Bucknell University

A message from UI President J. Bruce Harreld
The University of Iowa’s chief diversity officer, associate vice president, and Title IX coordinator Dr. Georgina Dodge has accepted a position as associate provost for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Bucknell University, a private institution in rural Pennsylvania. She also will hold the title of adjunct associate professor of English.

Appointments Damiano to serve on ADEA Legislative Advisory Committee

Peter Damiano, professor of preventive and community dentistry in the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics and director of the Public Policy Center and the PPC’s Health Policy Research Program, has been invited to serve on the Legislative Advisory Committee of the American Dental Education Association.
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University of Iowa names new dean of College of Nursing

Julie Zerwic to begin at the UI in August
Julie Zerwic, executive associate dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has been named the new dean of the UI College of Nursing.
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True named interim associate vice president and chief financial officer for UI Health Care

Doug True, the University of Iowa’s former senior vice president for finance and operations and treasurer, will serve as the interim associate vice president and chief financial officer for University of Iowa Health Care, effective June 30, 2017, when current CFO Ken Fisher will retire.
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Committee named to begin external review process

Review will assess UI employment practices
University of Iowa Shared Governance leaders have chosen 14 representatives to serve on a committee charged with selecting one or more outside consulting firms to conduct an external review of university employment practices.
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University of Iowa names new vice president for student life

Melissa Shivers to begin in June
The University of Iowa has named Melissa Shivers the next vice president for student life. Shivers has 20 years of experience serving students and is currently associate vice chancellor for student life and dean of students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, a role she has held since June 2014.