Faculty & Staff

Big Cats initiative

Can elementary students in Iowa, thousands of miles away from Africa and India, make a positive impact on saving big cats, including panthers like UNI mascots TC and TK? Why yes they can!

Log-ins
Technology/Log-ins

Access online tools for work at UNI and professional development, and find answers to your technology questions. 

safety & concerns
Safety & Concerns

UNI maintains a safe campus and encourages our faculty and staff to learn about safety resources.

Employee Resources
Employee Resources

Your one-stop source for information on work and life at UNI.

Academic Resources
Academic Resources

Take advantage of grant services, curriculum resources and more.

Communication Resources
Communication Resources

Learn more about UNI’s Visual Identity & Style Guide and other communication tools. 

Organizations
Organizations

Network with colleagues and get involved in UNI’s faculty and staff committees.

Faculty & Staff Accolades

Carl Thurman, biology, received the James Lubker Faculty Research Award at the fall faculty meeting. In addition to UNI students and faculty, Thurman collaborates with scientists across the USA, as well as Europe and South America to produce novel scientific information.

Elaine Eshbaugh, applied human sciences, received the Class of 1943 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching at the fall faculty meeting. Eshbaugh developed the only college course in Iowa on the topic of Alzheimer's and related dementias. She regularly mentors undergraduates in their research or has them involved with her own research team.

Robin Lund, associate professor of physical education, received the Class of 1943 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching at the fall faculty meeting. Lund teaches a wide range of course work at the graduate and undergraduate level including research methods, statistics, anatomy and physiology and a variety of other courses in the movement and exercise science major.

Tim Gilson, educational leadership and postsecondary education, received the Ross A. Nielsen Professional Service Award at the 2014 fall faculty meeting. Gilson’s contributions to education include preparing principals in Iowa, advising MAE and doctoral students, and providing guest lectures on school law to UNI’s preservice teachers.

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Announcements

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
New self-service CatID account recovery tool

OnOn March 25, ITS implemented a new CatID Account Recovery Tool. This allows you to register a cell phone or alternate email address for use in resetting your own passphrase. Visit the ITS website for more information.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Employee survey to collect disability and protected veteran status

The Office of Compliance and Equity Management (OCEM) is conducting an employee survey to collect disability and protected veteran status information for affirmative action purposes. Employees are encouraged to confidentially disclose their status using UNI e-Business Suite. For more information, visit the OCEM website

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Regents Award for Staff Excellence-Supervisory and Confidential Personnel

A Regents Award for Staff Excellence is presented to supervisory and confidential employees who have made outstanding contributions to UNI. Nominations are encouraged and welcomed from faculty, staff and students. Nominations are due Friday, April 10, to Barbara Shepard, WRC 0201. The nomination form and lists of eligible employees and past recipients are available online.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
2015 and beyond: 'Investing After the Global Financial Crisis'

Dan Morris, TIAA-CREF's global investment strategist, will discuss the opportunities and potential pitfalls he sees in 2015 at noon, Wednesday, April 8, in the Ballroom, MAU. Seats are limited; please register. Bring your lunch; beverages and cookies will be provided.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Policies available for comment

The following policies are available for comment on the university policy website: 3.02 Student Conduct Policy, 13.01 Affirmative Action, 6.01 Academic Appointments, 6.02 Department Head Recruitment/Appointments and 6.03 Deans Recruitment/Appointments. 

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Exploring service learning options

An introduction to using service learning in college courses, including reasons for adding servicing learning and resources for development and implementation, will be offered from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, in 378 LIB. For more information, visit the CETL's website

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Homecoming alumni gatherings

The Homecoming 2015 date is Saturday, Oct. 17. If your department or organization plans to host alumni during the weekend and you would like assistance from the UNI Alumni Association, please make the request by April 15. Call or email Amy Mohr at 273-2355 for more information.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Traveling abroad for UNI business/activity?

A Study Abroad Center lunch and learn will cover travel registry, insurance, immigration and U.S. Department of State safety enrollment at noon, Wednesday, April 1, in the Plaza Conference Room, MAU. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Call for study abroad program proposals

The Study Abroad Center (SAC) is planning programs for AY 2015-16. The SAC facilitates 20+ instructor-led programs annually, led by UNI faculty and staff teaching UNI courses with a travel abroad component. Attend a lunch and learn at noon, Thursday, April 2, in the State College Room, MAU to learn more. For more information, contact Charity Eckhardt.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
A measure of community engagement by UNI students

The National Assessment of Service and Community Engagement can help us learn more about UNI students’ participation in service activities. Please encourage undergraduate students to check their email for an invitation and respond to the survey between March 30 and April 10.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
2015 Honors Week agenda

Honors Week is a celebration of academics and scholastic achievement at UNI. The week provides an opportunity to recognize and connect students who are collectively pursuing academic excellence through honor societies, honorary organizations and the University Honors Program. Visit the Honors Week website for a full list of events. 

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
How your colleagues are flipping and blending their courses

Marek Sliwinski, Mark Fienup and Siobahn Morgan will present their experiences incorporating different kinds of technology to create flipped and blended courses at 3 p.m., Monday, March 30, in 378 LIB. For more information, visit the CETL website.