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University of Iowa to review employment practices

President Bruce Harreld has announced the University of Iowa will hire an independent firm to conduct an external review of university employment practices as defined by the Iowa Civil Rights Act. This review will begin with the UI Athletics Department.

UI announces fourth candidate for vice president for student life

The University of Iowa Office of the President announced Tuesday, May 2, that Salvador Mena, associate vice chancellor for student affairs at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, is the fourth candidate for the position of vice president for student life.

UI announces third candidate for vice president for student life

The University of Iowa Office of the President announced Monday, May 1, that Lon Moeller, associate provost for undergraduate education and dean of University College at the University of Iowa, is the third candidate for the position of vice president for student life.

UI announces second candidate for vice president for student life

The University of Iowa Office of the President announced Sunday, April 30, that Timothy A. Alvarez, vice president of student affairs at North Dakota State University, is the second candidate for the position of vice president for student life.

UI announces first candidate for vice president for student life

The University of Iowa Office of the President announced Saturday, April 29, that Melissa Shivers, associate vice chancellor for student life and dean of students at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the first candidate for the position of vice president for student life.

Path Forward teams report successful first year

One year after implementation of the new campus decision-making process, two teams share their progress
A year after UI President J. Bruce Harreld formed two Path Forward teams to broaden campus involvement in policy decisions, both are now implementing several new policies and initiatives. The processes have involved input from more than 100 faculty, staff, and students in support of the UI’s Strategic Plan 2016–2021.
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President Harreld on the value of public universities’ work

University of Iowa President J. Bruce Harreld discusses how the UI serves its students, the general public, and the world at large. From diabetes research to public scholarship, the UI is at the forefront of important discoveries and acts as a venue for crucial conversations.

Honors Four UI faculty members win top teaching award

Four University of Iowa faculty members have won the 2017 President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence in recognition of their years of outstanding teaching. The recipients are Meenakshi Gigi Durham, Julie Jessop, Russell Larsen, and Thomas Oetting.

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