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Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Welcome to Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs


The University of Northern Iowa is nationally recognized for the high quality educational opportunities provided to students.  The goal of the provost's office is to help provide the highest quality learning environments and to encourage engagement with various communities across the State of Iowa, throughout the country and around the world. Through teaching, scholarship, creative activity and outreach, our outstanding faculty and staff strive to achieve excellence in everything we do.

News and Updates


  • UNI Response to TIER Academic Review

  • February Academic Affairs Update

    Local Students Are Full STE(A)M Ahead

    By Dr. Annette Lynch, School of Applied Human Sciences Director and Professor (Textiles and Apparel)

    Gabriela Olivares Named UNI-NCBI Diversity Fellow

    Harry Brod Named UNI-NCBI Director

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  • January Academic Affairs Update

    RISE-ing to the Challenge: UNI Refugee and Immigrant Support and Empowerment
    By Dr. Adrienne Lamberti and Katy Resop Benway, Post-Baccalaureate Candidate (English)

    Iowa has one of the fastest growing refugee populations in the nation; Waterloo alone is home to more than 2,000 refugees from Burma, and between 100-200 Congolese immigrants. Read More

    Writing the World
    By Marci Swank, M.A. in English (2015)

    Students who've experienced it have called it one of UNI's best-kept secrets. Non-profit, not-for-profit, and for-profit organizations come back to it repeatedly. It has generated hundreds of communications impacting local, state, and inter/national audiences. Read More

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