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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, named after President Abraham Lincoln. The 16th president signed into law the Morrill Act, creating the modern system of land-grant universities.
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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.

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.

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.

UI TIER: OneIT End User Support model helps units manage periods of peak demand

The goal of the OneIT End User Support project is to make end-user support more efficient by using the new shared-service model while maintaining or improving the quality of service for customers. Read on to find out how the OneIT EUS project has helped University Housing and Dining.
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An optimist’s guide to changing course on global air pollution

Carmichael to deliver UI Presidential Lecture Feb. 19
Gregory Carmichael, Karl Kammermeyer Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at the University of Iowa, will deliver the 34th annual UI Presidential Lecture “What Goes Around, Comes Around: The Global Reach of Air Pollution” on Sunday, Feb. 19. “Iowa Now” recently sat down with Carmichael to talk about his work.
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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.

UI announces new Campus Inclusion Team

Specially trained team to address concerns of bias
The University of Iowa is launching a new Campus Inclusion Team to help students deal with bias concerns on campus.