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.
1 - AdAstra Course Scheduling Report (Note: Reports for all three Regents Universities included; UNI's report is the third report.)
Additional reports regarding TIER Efficiency Project can be found at: Efficiency and Transformation Study website.
New Peer Selection Report:
Peer Institution Selection Process (You will need to be logged in with your CatID to review this report)
Academic Master Plan Evolves
By Kayley Lobberecht, M.A. Candidate (Post-Secondary Education) and Dr. Adrienne LambertiPresident Ruud's charge to the Academic Affairs Division to develop an Academic Master Plan (AMP)—including a vision, mission, and strategic goals and outcomes—now has elicited several working drafts. Read More
Migrating Knowledge from the World into the Classroom: 2015 Fall Faculty Workshop
In late August, almost 200 UNI faculty explored innovative teaching strategies during the 2015 Fall Faculty Workshop on “Improving Students’ Critical Thinking Skills.” Read More
As the fall semester begins, and the energy and enthusiasm on the campus returns, I want to welcome all of you back to a glorious start of the 2015-2016 academic year. In some way, each of us individually and all of us collectively are called to this work of teaching, which is, at its heart, centrally about creating opportunities for students to learn.
I have had the chance today to talk with students as they scurry from one class to the next or sit on the lawn studying. They are excited to be here, and for them we must model the type of community that we want to see in the classroom—a community of curiosity and inquiry, of high expectations filled with a desire to learn and grow and become, of respect and deep listening. Read more
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