Committee will interview, evaluate semifinalists
Friday, March 26, 2021

The University of Iowa Presidential Search Committee will meet virtually on April 1—3.

The purpose of the meeting is to interview and evaluate semifinal candidates for the presidency of the University of Iowa. In accordance with Iowa Code, all interviews will be conducted in closed session and candidate identities will not be revealed. A total of 12 candidates have been invited to participate in virtual interviews.

At the conclusion of the April 3 meeting, the committee is expected to recommend a number of finalists who will be invited to campus.

Live streaming of the open portions of the meeting will be available at the Board of Regents website at

The meeting agenda is available for review on the Board of Regents website at, and at the following locations:

  • Board of Regents Office, 11260 Aurora Ave., Urbandale, Iowa
  • University of Iowa, 111 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa

The Board of Regents is a group of nine citizen volunteers who govern the state’s three public universities and two special K-12 entities—the Iowa School for the Deaf and Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired—through policymaking, coordination and oversight.

For more information about the search, see the UI presidential search website.