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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Board of Regents selects firm to assist with UI presidential search

Thursday, November 12, 2020
Board of Regents, State of Iowa
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, has selected AGB Search from Washington, D.C., as the firm to assist with the selection of the next president at the University of Iowa.
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UI presidential search committee announced

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Board of Regents, State of Iowa
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, has announced the names of the University of Iowa Presidential Search Committee. The committee is charged with identifying finalists for the board’s consideration to become the next president of the UI.