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.
January Academic Affairs Update
An Affinity for Inclusiveness
In Fall 2015, the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President began sponsoring a series of new Affinity Group events, bringing together faculty and staff to strengthen campus as a welcoming environment. Read More
December Academic Affairs Update
Interview: Dean Gaëtane Jean-Marie
In June, Dr. Gaëtane Jean-Marie joined UNI as the College of Education's (COE) new dean. Dr. Jean-Marie holds a doctorate from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro as well as degrees from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She recently took time from her busy schedule to be interviewed. Read More
Rod Library Wins National Award for Quest
The American Library Association recently awarded Rod Library's innovative fundraising approach with the 2016 $2500 Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award. Read More
November Academic Affairs Update
Into the Future: UNI's Strategic Plan
Transitioning from last year's Academic Master Plan (AMP), in May a 30-member committee began the process for creating the 2017-22 University Strategic Plan. The Committee gathered significant input from faculty, staff, students, alumni, donors, and community leaders, and over the summer developed an initial draft of the Plan. Read More
Transitioning from the Academic Master Plan
The 2015-16 year's final issue of Academic Affairs Update described the Academic Master Plan's (AMP) February and March 2016 Brown Bag events, specifically how the AMP vision and mission statement drafts had been divided into four sections: “The University of Northern Iowa (Who We Are),” “Vision (Who We Aspire to Become),” “Mission (How We Will Get There),” and “Core Principles.” Read More
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