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Board of Regents to meet at UI April 29—30

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet at the Levitt Center for Advancement on the University of Iowa Campus April 29—30 to evaluate and interview finalists and select a new president for the UI.
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Presidential search committee to meet virtually on April 28

The next meeting of the University of Iowa presidential search committee will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 28. The purpose of the meeting is to evaluate the four candidates for the presidency of the University of Iowa. In accordance with Iowa Code, this process will be conducted in closed session. Live steaming of the open portions of the meeting will be available on the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, website.
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Meet the Candidates: Barbara J. Wilson

Barbara J. Wilson, executive vice president and vice president for academic affairs for the University of Illinois System, will visit campus on April 15—16.
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Board of Regents announces schedule for UI president finalist open forums

Four finalists will visit campus over the next three weeks to interview for the presidency. Due to COVID social distancing requirements, a limited number of people will allowed to attend the open forums in person, but each forum will be live streamed.
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Semifinalist interviews for UI presidential candidates begin today

The University of Iowa presidential search committee will begin interviews with semifinalist candidates today and, on Saturday, will choose a final group of up to four people who will visit campus later this month.
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Presidential search committee to meet April 1—3

The purpose of the meeting is to interview and evaluate semifinal candidates for the presidency of the University of Iowa. In accordance with Iowa Code, all interviews will be conducted in closed session and candidate identities will not be revealed. A total of 12 candidates have been invited to participate in virtual interviews.
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Presidential search committee to meet March 26

The next meeting of the University of Iowa presidential search committee will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 26. Agenda items include discussion of the applicant pool. This will include an overview of the closed session process, and a closed session to evaluate candidates. 
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UI presidential search timeline updated

Hybrid, on-campus interviews for up to four finalists, including virtual open forums with the campus community, are scheduled to take place April 12—23. The schedules and logistics for finalist interviews will be established and announced in the near future.
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Presidential search committee to meet March 5

The next meeting of the University of Iowa presidential search committee will occur from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 5.
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Presidential search committee to meet Jan. 20

The next meeting of the University of Iowa presidential search committee will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20.