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Operations Manual The University of Iowa

PART I. GOVERNANCE
DIVISION I
CHAPTER 2: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA

2.1 Purpose and Mission
2.2 Tax Information
2.3 Organizational Charts and Mission Statements
2.4 The President
2.5 The Executive Vice President and Provost; Vice Presidents; and General Counsel
2.6 The Director of The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
2.7 The Deans

2.1 PURPOSE AND MISSION.

2.1(1) Statutory Definition
Iowa Code Chapter 263 establishes The University of Iowa. It defines its purpose as providing the best and most efficient means of imparting to men and women, upon equal terms, a liberal education and thorough knowledge of the different branches of literature and the arts and sciences, with their varied applications. It shall include colleges of liberal arts and sciences, law, medicine, and such other colleges and departments, with such courses of instruction and elective studies as the Board of Regents may determine from time to time.

2.1(2) Regents' Statement
The Board of Regents has further refined the mission statement of the University: The state university of Iowa is committed to undergraduate, professional, graduate, and continuing education. To discharge this commitment, as part of its established mission, the University engages in teaching, research, and appropriate extension, health, and other public services. The University is recognized as having a broad mandate in order that it may continue to be a distinguished state university, offering preprofessional courses, the full panoply of undergraduate liberal arts and science courses, graduate and professional work in law, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, engineering, and allied fields related to these professional disciplines, as well as social work, business administration, journalism, education (early childhood, elementary, secondary, and higher), library science, and all the liberal arts and sciences. It will offer no major programs in agriculture; architecture; forestry; industrial arts; veterinary medicine; agricultural, aeronautical, or ceramic engineering. It will be characterized by a general orientation toward human growth, the health sciences, the humanities, the fine arts, and the social sciences. It will continue to maintain strong programs in the physical and biological sciences and engineering (IAC [681]12.1(1)).

2.1(3) University Statement
(Amended 9/99; 9/07)

Upon founding The University of Iowa in 1847, Iowa's first legislature entrusted it with a threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service. In pursuing that mission today, the University seeks to advance scholarly and creative endeavor through leading-edge research and artistic production; to use this research and creativity to enhance undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, health care, and other services provided to the people of Iowa, the nation, and the world; and to educate students for success and personal fulfillment in an increasingly diverse and global environment.

2.2 TAX INFORMATION. The University of Iowa is tax exempt under Section 115 of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Charitable contributions to the University are deductible to the taxpayer. (See also V-13 Internal Audits; V-5.5 Facilities and Administrative Costs.)
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2.3 ORGANIZATIONAL CHARTS AND MISSION STATEMENTS. 2.3(1) The University of Iowa Organizational Chart.

2.3(2) Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost Organizational Chart.

2.3(3) Office of the Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations Organizational Chart.

2.3(4) Office of the Vice President for Human Resources Organizational Chart.

2.3(5) Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development Organizational Chart.

2.3(6) Office of the Vice President for Medical Affairs Organizational Chart.

2.3(7) Office of the Vice President for Student Life Organizational Chart.

2.3(8) Chief Diversity Office Organizational Chart.

2.3(9) Office of the Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel Organizational Chart.

2.3(10) Office of the Vice President for Strategic Communication Organizational Chart.

2.3(11) Office of the Vice President for External Relations Organizational Chart.

2.3(12) The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) Organizational Chart.

2.3(13) University Hospital School Mission.
(See IC 263.9-13.)

2.3(14) Psychiatric Hospital Mission.
(See IC 225.)

2.3(15) State Hygienic Laboratory Mission.
(See IC 263.7.)

2.3(16) Oakdale Campus.
(See IC 271.)

2.3(17) State Archaeologist Mission.
(See IC 263B.)

2.3(18) Center for Agricultural Health and Safety.
(See IC 263.78.)

2.3(19) Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination.
(See IC 263.)

2.3(20) International Center for Talented and Gifted Education.
(See IC 263.8A.)

2.3(21) Child Behavior and Development Institute.
(See IC 263.5.)

2.3(22) Organizational Charts of Colleges.
(See Appendixes.)
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2.4 THE PRESIDENT. 2.4(1)
The President of the University is the Chief Executive Officer of the institution, and has the authority and duties that have been delegated by the Board of Regents, including authority to contract. This contracting authority has been delegated on a limited basis to other University officials (see V-6 Contracting Authority). Under the President's leadership, the educational, research, and service missions of The University of Iowa are fulfilled in compliance with policy established by the Board of Regents. (See IAC [681]8.2(3), 12.8.)

2.4(2)
The President of The University of Iowa is Sally Mason.
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2.5 THE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND PROVOST; VICE PRESIDENTS; AND GENERAL COUNSEL. The Executive Vice President and Provost, Vice Presidents, and General Counsel are directly accountable to the President for the execution of the responsibilities assigned to them by the President.

2.5(1)
The Executive Vice President and Provost is P. Barry Butler.

2.5(2)
The Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations is Douglas K. True.

2.5(3)
The Vice President for Human Resources is Susan Buckley.

2.5(4)
The Vice President for Research and Economic Development is Daniel Reed.

2.5(5)
The Vice President for Student Life is Tom Rocklin.

2.5(6)
The Vice President for Medical Affairs is Jean Robillard.

2.5(7)
The Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel is Carroll Reasoner.

2.5(8)
The Vice President for Strategic Communication is Joe Brennan.

2.5(9)
The Chief of Staff and Vice President for External Relations is Mark Braun.
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2.6 THE DIRECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITALS AND CLINICS. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) provide tertiary level patient care, clinical education, and clinical research. The Director and Chief Executive Officer of UIHC is directly accountable to the President.

2.6(1)
The Director and CEO of UIHC is Kenneth P. Kates.
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2.7 THE DEANS. The academic mission of the University is principally carried out through its eleven colleges: pharmacy, law, education, nursing, medicine, dentistry, public health, liberal arts and sciences, engineering, business, and the graduate college. The deans of these colleges are the chief administrative officers. They are directly accountable to the Executive Vice President and Provost or appropriate vice president, and in some instances to the President, for the colleges, schools, and administrative units for which they are responsible.
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