Staff News

Staff Council Elections were held in April 2016. 25.3% of eligible staff voted. There were four (4) gift certificates from the Downtown Iowa City Association. Everyone who voted was entered to win. Click through to read the results.
As part of the UI Staff Council's participation in moving the University of Iowa forward, and in response to the suggestions we received from staff across campus, UI Staff Council held two TIER-related town hall meetings for staff. Please click through for further information...
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 Events

TIER Feedback Survey

TIER Feedback Survey

Archived Meetings and Agendas

View list of archived meetings and agendas

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