At Iowa, great teams work together to solve the world's greatest problems.

We're looking for an accomplished leader who appreciates our community, celebrates our values, and will help us continue to evolve as an institution. If you're a collaborative, results-driven leader interested in guiding one of America's oldest and most elite public research universities, this site can help you learn more. 

This site will also house regular updates regarding public forums and other ways for faculty, staff, and students to get involved in the search process. Your voice will be essential in choosing our next president. 

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Next Search Committee Meeting: March 5

Watch the next meeting of the search committee via livestream on Friday, March 5 at 9 a.m.

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The Hawkeye community will choose their next president.

Whether you're an employee, alumnus, or student, your participation is critical to the search process.

We're creating numerous opportunities for you to make your voice heard. This site will be updated regularly with information regarding new public meetings. Committee meetings will be streamed for public viewing. You can also submit your feedback through this site at any time.

How to participate

Updates

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University of Iowa presidential search committee co-chairs named

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, has announced that Sandy Daack-Hirsch, associate professor and interim executive associate dean of the College of Nursing, and John Keller, dean of the Graduate College, will serve as co-chairs of the University of Iowa Presidential Search Committee.
University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld congratulates a graduate at Tippie College of Business commencement ceremony. Photo courtesy of the Tippie College of Business.

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld congratulates a graduate at Tippie College of Business commencement ceremony. Photo courtesy of the Tippie College of Business.

President Harreld announces plan for retirement

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld has asked the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, to begin a search for the UI’s next president. Harreld, whose contract runs through June 2023, has informed the board of his desire to retire as soon as a successor can be appointed.
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