News from Staff Council
News from Staff Council

Advocacy in Action

Your Voice for a Better UI

March 2022

Staff Awards - Nominate a Colleague!

Every year the University of Iowa Staff Council has the pleasure to honor fellow staff from all across the UI campus who have gone above and beyond to make the University of Iowa the great institution it is today. You may nominate a deserving staff member by submitting the nomination form. For additional insights, read more about the various awards and last year’s winners 

The nomination period will close on March 25, 2022. 

Archives: An Unexpected Joy

History is defined by whatever records we have in hand,” said David McCartney, University of Iowa Archivist. “What to preserve is not a decision we take lightly because we can’t save everything. Determining what will be relevant in the future is at the crux of the responsibility of an archivist because history is fluid. And David McCartney has been at the crossroads of UI history and archives since 2001. Read more ...

Staff Council Elections - Nominations Open Now!

Don’t Forget - Staff Council elections are quickly approaching. We invite staff to consider joining Staff Council to represent your staff co-workers and the more than 8,000 other UI staff. Council nominations are open now and continue through April 1. Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague.  Click here for more information. 

Native Nations Room – A Living Reminder

The University of Iowa is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. One place on campus that embodies that commitment may not be on most people’s radar – that place is the Native Nations Room, located on the 3rd Floor of the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU).  Read more...

Supervisor Training

In January, Director of UI Learning and Development, Sean Hesler spoke to Staff Council about the Supervisor Training program that began in 2020. Staff Council was instrumental in advocating for and vetting the training, so Mr. Hesler was pleased to provide an update on progress being made across campus.  Read more...