Barbara J. Wilson portrait, 22nd UIowa president

Barbara J. Wilson named Iowa’s 22nd president

Barbara J. Wilson, executive vice president and vice president for academic affairs for the University of Illinois System, will become the 22nd president of the University of Iowa on July 15. The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, announced Wilson as its unanimous selection at its meeting in Iowa City on Friday, April 30.

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Snow-covered University of Iowa campus

Presidential search committee to meet Jan. 20

Friday, January 15, 2021
The next meeting of the University of Iowa presidential search committee will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20.
Aerial photo of old capitol and surrounding buildings at University of Iowa

Presidential search committee meeting moved to Jan. 8

Monday, December 28, 2020
University of Iowa
The next meeting of the University of Iowa presidential search committee will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8.

This meeting replaces the one previously scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 30. The meeting was moved because additional time was requested by the search consultants, AGB Search, to draft the position description for the next president.