October 1, 2020

A message from President Harreld

Dear students, faculty, and staff, More than five years ago, I was provided the remarkable opportunity to work with an outstanding collection of students, faculty, and staff at the University of Iowa. While we have had challenges, we have experienced significant successes as well, and each of you has had a direct hand in those accomplishments. Thank you....
July 30, 2020

External Football Review

Husch Blackwell report of external review of the football program culture at the University of Iowa ...
July 13, 2020

Iowa Congressional Delegation letter

Dear Iowa Congressional Delegation, We write to share our deep concerns about U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s (ICE) new guidance regarding the visa status of international students enrolled at U.S. institutions of higher education this fall....
June 19, 2020

DACA

Statement by University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld regarding the Supreme Court ruling on DACA...
September 9, 2019

Iowa moves up in latest ‘US News’ Best Colleges rankings

The University of Iowa is ranked 34th, up from 38th, in the latest rankings of the nation’s public universities published by U.S. News & World Report. The university is ranked 84th among all public and private universities, up from 89th last year. ...
August 29, 2019

A fall welcome message from President Harreld

And so we begin another exciting fall semester at Iowa! Returning students, I know you likely share the same sense of anticipation that I do for the days and weeks ahead—reaching new milestones and honing novel skills. Faculty and staff, I know you’re looking forward to a semester of innovative teaching, forward-thinking administration and support, and groundbreaking research. Your successes in the lab, library, office, and classroom never cease to amaze me. ...
July 10, 2019

Corinne Peek-Asa to deliver 37th Presidential Lecture

Corinne Peek-Asa, associate dean for research for the University of Iowa College of Public Health and professor in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, will deliver Iowa’s 37th annual Presidential Lecture on Feb. 16, 2020. ...
June 13, 2019

Sue Curry to assume new Office of the President, NIH positions

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld has appointed Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Sue Curry to the position of administrative fellow in the Office of the President. Curry will divide her time between research and supporting major UI initiatives and will become senior adviser for preventive services for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)....
June 6, 2019

Board of Regents vote to extend President Harreld contract through 2023

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, voted at its June 2019 meeting to extend the contract for University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld by two-and-a-half years. Originally set to expire in November 2020, the extended contract will run through June 2023. Harreld, 68, was named the 21st president of the university in August 2015 and signed a five-year contract.  ...
May 9, 2019

A graduation message from President Harreld to the Class of 2019

Graduates, as you begin your next chapter, remember that one of the most important contributions you can make is to your community. More than 5,000 of you are about to take your first steps into a future filled with both uncertainty and opportunity, and I know you are prepared to face that uncertainty and seize those opportunities because of the strong and compassionate Hawkeye community you’ve come from.  ...

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