University of Iowa


Date: 09/03/2019

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students, 

On behalf of the UI First-Generation Task Force, I am pleased to announce the establishment of four 1stGen@Iowa Awards. These awards recognize first-generation student achievements as well as outstanding advocacy and support efforts of faculty and staff. The 1stGen@Iowa Awards will be presented at this year's first annual First-Generation Student Awards and Recognition Ceremony on November 8.  

Date: 09/03/2019

Thanks to the generous donations of friends and alumni of the University of Iowa, I am pleased to let you know about a variety of undergraduate scholarships intended to help defray the costs associated with studying abroad. 

Further information is available here:

Date: 08/28/2019

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that establishes confidentiality requirements and student rights to inspect and review education records.  All UI instructors, including TAs and Adjuncts, are required to complete the online FERPA training module and quiz at least once during their employment at the University.  After having completed the training, instructors will be required to attest to an Annual Certification Notic

Date: 08/27/2019

I am writing to announce the following faculty funding opportunities from International Programs: 


Date: 08/20/2019

Over the next few months, departments and colleges will be involved in the process of arriving at recommendations for the awarding of tenure, and for promotions in all academic ranks.  The policies and procedures related to promotion and tenure are provided in the links below.    

Date: 08/19/2019

International Student and Scholar Services is pleased to offer a new option for housing reserved for international visiting scholars. One and two bedroom furnished apartments are available on the first floor of Mayflower Hall for reservations from one month up to one year. See for more details.

Date: 07/01/2019

The Council on Teaching announces the August 1 deadline for Fall 2019 Teaching in Higher Education Travel Awards.  

This award was created to help support faculty (clinical, tenure-track/tenured, and instructional track) and P&S staff to attend a conference related to teaching in their discipline or in higher education in general. 

Date: 05/28/2019

I am very pleased to announce that Angi McKie will become the University’s new Assistant Provost and Executive Director of the Pomerantz Career Center effective June 1.  I would like to thank the search committee for a job well done on this national search.   

Date: 05/25/2019

Application and report deadlines for the 2020-2021 Faculty Development Programs are now available at:

Faculty Development Awards: Application & Reporting Deadlines

Date: 05/15/2019

The Fulbright Core Scholar Program is a collection of country and regional programs with an array of lecturing and/or research opportunities abroad. About 800 lecturer/research awards in over 140 countries are available.