UIU FACULTY MEMBERS ATTEND IACTE DAY AT THE CAPITOL. On Feb. 12, representatives of the Iowa Association of Colleges for Teacher Education visited the Statehouse. Upper Iowa University and University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, faculty members joined Senator Brian Schoenjahn in the Senate Chamber. Pictured are (from left) Dr. Gail Moorman Behrens, dean of Andres School of Education; Jill Buchan, UIU assistant professor of education; Dr. Cindy Waters, UIU associate professor of education; Dr. Terri Lasswell, assistant professor of education, Waterloo student teaching coordinator-secondary, UNI; and Sue Burrack, UIU assistant professor of education. See a short video of Sen. Schoenjahn introducing the group on the Senate floor at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYD6KXdbzso&feature=youtu.be.
AQIP SYSTEMS PORTFOLIO DUE JUNE 1. The original Systems Portfolio was authored by a group of writing teams over the summer of 2009. This time around, the AQIP Steering Committee ("ASC") has been diligently working behind the scenes on the updates; however, it will not possible to capture all of the processes, results, and improvement data necessary without the collective help of faculty and staff. Read more
CHRIS RHYNERSON NAMED ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE effective December 3, 2012. He comes to Upper Iowa with a long-standing track record of successful leadership in the academic and administrative areas of both public and private institutions. Read more
TRAVIS HUNT '08 BECOMES ACADEMIC EXTENSION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST. Located at the Cedar Rapids Center, Hunt is responsible for coordinating and supporting the technology requirements at the academic extension centers. During his five years of work in Fayette and various AE centers, he has been the lead for multiple projects, including an institution-wide PC hardware rotation plan. Hunt is currently finishing his master's in higher education administration at UIU.
ADMISSIONS OFFICE HIRES NEW DIRECTOR, NAMES ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS. Storm Schmitt was recently hired as the executive director of Admissions, and will direct campus recruiting efforts, with a primary emphasis on coaching, training, mentoring, motivating and supervising admissions counselors. Schmitt was a freshman admissions counselor for three years at UIU and is also a UIU graduate (BA '09, MBA '12). Matt Huber and Seth Miner were selected to serve as associate directors of Admissions. They will work with Schmitt and the VP for External Affairs to develop a comprehensive recruitment plan.
DR. R. KEVIN MACKIN BECOMES MASTER OF EDUCATION CHAIR. Read more
SUE BURRACK JOINS UIU AS ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION. Read more
EMPLOYEE CHANGES (PERIOD DECEMBER 2012 - JANUARY 2013). Read more
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