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 announces composition of presidential search committee

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Board of Regents, State of Iowa
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, has announced the composition of the University of Iowa Presidential Search Committee. The 21-person committee will include voices that represent multiple UI constituencies, including 11 individuals with faculty appointments, three students, three staff members, a member of the administration, an alumnus, and two members of the Board of Regents.
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University of Iowa presidential search committee co-chairs named

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Board of Regents, State of Iowa
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.