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October 2020

Staff Council Advocacy

Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee

Matsalyn Brown, Staff Council organizational representative for the Tippie College of Business, is playing a major role in new efforts, along with the UI Staff Council’s DEI Committee, to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus. Matsalyn has been appointed as the staff council representative on the Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee. The committee seeks to “identify strategies, tactics, and timelines for creating a campus community that supports the safety of all individuals, with particular attention to people who have traditionally experienced disproportionate harm from systems such as law enforcement.”  Read more...


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2020 UI Health Fair November 4-6: Move Forward with Purpose

The annual UI Health Fair, presented in a virtual format this year, features events that create opportunities to come together, learn, get inspired and leave with hope for the future.  

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Staff Council Joins the Virtual Homecoming Parade

In support of the "Leave Your Own Legacy" Homecoming theme, Staff Council joined the virtual Homecoming parade with a short video entry.  The video looks back at past Staff Council floats and celebrates our legacy as Hawkeyes.   You can view the Staff Council Homecoming video here.

You can view the Homecoming video in its entirety here.


Staff Councilor Teri Schnelle receives a campus program grant from the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.

"In order to develop and strengthen the prevention, intervention, and response efforts at Iowa, we need to bring together our community, on and off campus, and identify ways to build on and improve our work” -Teri Schnelle.  Read more...

Staff Council Prioritizes Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The partners in shared governance on campus express concerns about the intent and implications of federal Executive Order 13950 that targets diversity and inclusion training programs offered by federal contractors and federal grant holders. Read More...