Mueller named interim dean of College of Public Health

Kevin Kregel, University of Iowa acting executive vice president and provost, has appointed Keith Mueller interim dean of the College of Public Health, effective April 1. Current dean Sue Curry is stepping into the role of UI interim executive vice president and provost.
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Nominations sought for VP for student life

The co-chairs of the search committee for the next vice president for student life invite members of the UI community and friends of the university to nominate professionals they believe to be qualified to serve in the role.

College of Nursing sees 10-point improvement on Working at Iowa results

The college’s action plan focused on improving understanding, communication
The UI College of Nursing’s response to their 2012 Working at Iowa survey results has paid off: The college saw a 10-point increase in agreement with the statement “Individuals in my unit are civil and respectful to each other,” from 78 percent in 2012 to 88 percent in 2016.
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Search firm selected in search for new VP of medical affairs

Isaacson, Miller, Inc. will provide search committee with candidates
The search committee to name a new University of Iowa vice president for medical affairs and dean of the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine has hired a search firm.

Staff Council nominations accepted through March

Are you looking for ways to improve your workplace? Do you have concerns about an issue on campus? Do you know someone who wants to make a difference? Are you a person who likes to promote positive change? Consider nominating yourself or one of your colleagues for UI Staff Council.
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Former UI President Mary Sue Coleman returns to campus for Lincoln Project forum March 9

Event will cover challenges facing public universities
Former University of Iowa President Mary Sue Coleman will return to campus March 9 to participate in a historic forum held in collaboration with the Lincoln Project. The Association of American Universities president tells “Iowa Now” why this discussion is vital.
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Sue Curry named interim provost

College of Public Health will select interim dean
University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld has appointed Sue Curry interim executive vice president and provost beginning April 1, 2017. She replaces P. Barry Butler, who was recently named president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Longevity Awards, January 2017

University of Iowa Staff Council’s service-recognition program acknowledges all professional and scientific and merit staff who have reached 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, or 50 years of continuous service. Longevity Award winners receive a certificate and letter of appreciation from the Office of the President.