The University of Iowa

Student Success

Our goal is to provide a transformative educational experience that educates all UI students to be engaged citizens.

  • Create a more inclusive campus culture.
  • Prepare students to be experts in their disciplines and leaders in their fields.
  • Optimize campus environments to support holistic student success.
  • Invest in graduate and professional student support.
  • Become a Research I institution of choice for undergraduate students aspiring to pursue graduate or professional education.
Annual Work Plan: 
Sarah Hansen
Vice President for Student Life
Cornelia Lang
Co-chair; Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy, CLAS
Renee Cole
Professor, Chemistry
Charlotte Brown
Center for Student Involvement & Leadership
Jean Florman
Director, Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology Center for Teaching
Kathy Hall
Senior Director, Office of Academic Programs and Student Development (CLAS)
Erin Irish
Associate Professor, Biology
Elizabeth Lara
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director, Graduate College
Cody Pritchard
TRIO Student Support Services, Center for Diversity & Enrichment
Maureen Schafer
Senior Associate Director, Academic Advising Center
Brenda Ulin
ITS, Administrative Information Systems
Shaun Vecera
Professor, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, CLAS
Anne Sparks
Academic Affairs Coordinator, Graduate College
Angi McKie
Pomerantz Career Center
Andrew Beckett
Associate Dean, University College
Tanya Uden-Holman
Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of University College
Regan Smock
UISG Representative
Thomas Pak
GPSG Representative
Lori Adams
Associate Professor of Instruction, Biology
Lynn Barker
UI Center for Advancement
Anna Flaming
Associate Director, Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology, Center for Teaching
Bob Kirby
Director, Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates
Dana Thomann
Lecturer, Rhetoric
Stephanie Preschel
Associate Director, Academic Support & Retention
Kristine Munoz
Professor, Communication Studies

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