Staff News

Do you know a UI Staff member who is deserving of recognition for an outstanding accomplishment, contribution to the UI or the State of Iowa, or for a superior commitment to public service?
The nomination period has been completed, and Staff Council will be making selections to fill staff vacancies on University Charter and Non-Charter Committees.
Staff Council Elections have been completed. New Staff Councilors will begin their terms on June 1, 2017 For more information, you may visit the Staff Council Election Committee page. You can also email staff-council@uiowa.edu with any questions.
An updated Staff Council survey was sent to all non-organized staff Wednesday, December 28, 2016 and was recently closed. We received more than 2,000 responses and are currently analyzing the responses.
UI Staff Council has developed a Workplace Support Matrix to ease information retrieval.
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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