Staff News

The voting process is now open for University Staff Council elections, which runs through 11:59 p.m. on April 20, 2016. You have the opportunity to elect representatives from your job function for a 3-year term to the University Staff Council. Please note, you are only eligible to vote for candidates that represent your specific job function. Voting Instructions: Please click through and read through ALL instructions before continuing the voting process.
The University of Iowa community is making great progress on the TIER (Transparent, Inclusive, Efficiency Review) initiative. This progress toward higher levels of excellence and reinvestment into the core mission of the University has required campus-wide engagement. 
The UI Staff Council would like to thank you for participating in the UI Staff Council ‘Ideas for Improvement and Concerns’ survey sent out in late November 2015. Your input is always valuable to us, particularly when setting staff priorities and especially during this period of transition to a new president.
Below is the statement agreed upon at our September 9th meeting and that was thereafter provided to the Iowa Board of Regents. 
Staff Council would appreciate University of Iowa Staff taking part in an online survey regarding the search for the next University of Iowa President. The feedback from this survey will be used by our representative on the Presidential Search Committee, Staff Council President Chuck Wieland, as a reflection of staff sentiment towards the qualifications of prospective candidates for the University of Iowa President position. Please click through for more information.

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2016 SC Elections Form

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Archived Meetings and Agendas

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Staff Council Mission

The Council supports the University mission. In pursuing that mission, the Council seeks to advance such endeavors through visibly active staff participation/involvement both campus-wide and community-wide in a spirit of unity and open communication with other shared governance organizations on campus.

The goals of the Council are to:

  • Advocate on behalf of represented staff
  • Advise the University Administration on policies
  • Inform the University community of the activities of the Council
  • Promote University relations within the community of Iowa City and the State of Iowa
  • Collaborate with shared governance organizations on campus, notably the Faculty
  • Senate, Student Government and organizational shared governance groups
  • Promote staff learning through professional development and awards
  • Promote communication and shared governance among staff, central administration, Faculty Senate and Student Government