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.
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Provost reflects on three decades of commitment to the University of Iowa

P. Barry Butler will leave the UI to become president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University next month
Provost P. Barry Butler will leave the University of Iowa to become president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on March 13. Join “Iowa Now” as we take a look back at Butler’s 30+ years at the UI.
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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.

Search committee to replace Rocklin sets aggressive timeline

Composition of search committee announced
The search committee for the next vice president for student life held its first meeting this week and adopted an aggressive timeline that would conclude the hiring process in late June or early July.

Nationally recognized UI staff give 5 tips for performance reviews

The Academic Advising Center’s staff on how to get the most out of your performance review
Paula Kereszi and Courtenay Bouvier, both of the UI’s Academic Advising Center, provide tips for how to make the performance review process work for you and your team.

Faculty resignations remain flat for FY2016

More than half of resigning faculty belong to Carver College of Medicine
Faculty resignations at the University of Iowa in fiscal year 2016 remained flat, and medical faculty continue to constitute the largest portion of resignations, according to an annual report submitted to the Board of Regents, State of Iowa.

Search committee chairs announced for VP for student life

Laura McLeran and Kenneth G. Brown will co-chair search committee to replace Tom Rocklin
UI President Bruce Harreld has named Kenneth G. Brown, professor and associate dean of undergraduate programs at the Tippie College of Business, and Laura McLeran, senior adviser to the president and associate vice president for external relations, to co-chair the search to replace Tom Rocklin, vice president for student life.