Four strategic planning development teams will:

  • analyze and incorporate themes and priorities from collegiate and unit plans, 
  • hold listening sessions and focus groups across campus, 
  • identify areas of distinction, and
  • submit draft plans to the Strategy Team. 

Student Success Development Team

  • Tanya Uden-Holman (Lead),  Clinical Professor of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, and Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, and Dean, University College
  • Amanda Thein (Co-Lead), Professor of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education, College of Education, and Associate Provost for Graduate and Professional Education and Dean, Graduate College
  • Angie Reams (Co-lead), Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, Division of Student Life 
  • James Ankrum, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Heidi Arbisi-Kelm, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, Graduate College
  • Pauline Beazer James, International Student and Scholar Advisor, International Programs
  • Broderick Binns, Executive Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Athletics 
  • Kathy Mellen, Associate Professor of Instruction of Health and Human Physiology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Noel Mills, Graduate Student, Graduate College 
  • John Murry, Associate Professor of Marketing, and Director of Undergraduate Programs in Marketing, Tippie College of Business
  • Cody Pritchard, Project Director, TRIO Student Support Services, Center for Diversity and Enrichment, Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Scot Reisinger, Director of Student Services, College of Public Health 
  • Regan Smock, Undergraduate Student, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Shaun Vecera, Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, College Liberal Arts and Sciences 
  • Susan Vos, Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Student Affairs, College of Pharmacy 

Data and Assessment Team Liaisons

  • Matt Anson, Associate Director for Institutional Research and Assessment, Office of Assessment
  • Teri Schnelle, Director of Projects and Partnerships, Division of Student Life
  • Duane Staskal, Data, Analytics, and Insights Workgroup Leader, ITS

Writing and Editing Support

  • Mirra Anson, Coordinator of Strategic Plan and Student Success Initiatives, and Sr. Director, Academic Support and Retention

Administrative Support

  • Kathy Andrews, Sr. Executive Assistant to the Provost
  • Jayme Johnson, Office Manager, Office of the Provost
     

Faculty and Staff Success Development Team

  • Lois Geist (Lead), Professor of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, and Associate Provost for Faculty
  • Cheryl Reardon (Co-Lead), Chief Human Resource Officer and Associate Vice President, University Human Resources
  • Erin Barnes, Clinical Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, College of Education
  • Sue Bodine, Professor of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine
  • Nicole Brogden, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy
  • Brandi Carr, Human Resources Director, Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Carver College of Medicine
  • Larry Cook, Lecturer of Finance, Tippie College of Business
  • Sean Hesler, Director, Learning and Development, University Human Resources
  • Lindell Joseph, Clinical Professor, College of Nursing
  • Ruthina Malone, Department Administrator for Psychological and Brain Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Jamie Matthews, IT Director, College of Law
  • Heather Mineart, Assistant to the DEO of Physics and Astronomy, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UI Staff Council President
  • David Ryfe, Professor and Director, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Sarah Tallman, Business Manager, Office of the Vice President for Research

Data and Assessment Team Liaisons

  • Deb Tiemens, Associate Director, Institutional Data, Office of the Provost
  • Kris Yows, Associate Director, Administration and Planning, Office of the Provost

Writing and Editing Support

  • Mirra Anson, Coordinator of Strategic Plan and Student Success Initiatives, and Sr. Director, Academic Support and Retention

Administrative Support

  • Kathy Andrews, Sr. Executive Assistant to the Provost
  • Kim Carter, Executive Administrative Assistant, Office of the Provost

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Development Team

  • Liz Tovar (Lead), Executive Officer for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Associate Vice President
  • Armando Duarte (Co-Lead), Professor of Dance and Director of the BFA Program, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Moala Bannavti, President, Graduate and Professional Student Government
  • Venise Berry, Professor and DEO of African American Studies, and Professor of Journalism, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Will Coghill-Behrends, Clinical Associate Professor of Multilingual Education, College of Education
  • John Culshaw, Jack B. King University Librarian, University Libraries
  • Nicole Del Castillo, Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Carver College of Medicine
  • Selveyah Gamblin, Undergraduate Student, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Paul Gilbert, Associate Professor of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health
  • Nicole Grosland, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Associate Dean for Academic Programs, College of Engineering
  • Weimin Han, Professor and DEO of Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Angie Lamb, Assistant Director, Academic Support and Retention
  • Liz Lara, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Graduate College
  • Noel Mills, Government Relations Director, Graduate and Professional Student Government
  • Bill Nelson, Associate Dean and Executive Director of Iowa Memorial Union, Division of Student Life
  • Sara Sanders, Professor and Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Data and Assessment Team Liaisons

  • Matt Anson, Associate Director for Institutional Research and Assessment, Office of Assessment
  • Sriram Chari, Sr. Director of Administrative Information Systems, ITS
  • Deb Tiemens, Associate Director, Institutional Data, Office of the Provost

Writing and Editing Support

  • Charlie Taylor, Director of Communications, Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Administrative Support

  • Kathy Andrews, Sr. Executive Assistant to the Provost
  • Mirra Anson, Coordinator of Strategic Plan and Student Success Initiatives, and Sr. Director, Academic Support and Retention
  • Jayme Johnson, Office Manager, Office of the Provost

Research and Discovery Development Team 

  • Edith Parker (Lead), Professor and Dean, College of Public Health
  • Joshua Weiner (Co-Lead), Professor of Biology and Associate Dean for Research, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 
  • Alaa Albashayreh, Doctoral Student and Graduate Research Assistant, College of Nursing
  • Ethan Anderson, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy
  • Shalini Birari, Undergraduate Student, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Erin Brothers, Research Administrator, Office of Research, Carver College of Medicine
  • Colleen Campbell, Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine
  • Liz Constantine, Director of the Grants and Research Services Center, College of Education
  • David Frisvold, Associate Professor of Economics, Tippie College of Business
  • Nicole Green, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Carver College of Medicine
  • Steven Hitlin, Professor of Sociology and Criminology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Keri Hornbuckle, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Michaeljulius Idani, Graduate and Professional Student, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Allison Jaynes, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Anya Prince, Associate Professor of Law, College of Law
  • Ann Ricketts, Associate Vice President for Research, Office of the Vice President for Research
  • Tina Tootle, Associate Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Carver College of Medicine 
  • Jin Xie, Professor of Dental Research and Biostatistics and Associate Dean for Research, College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics 

Data and Assessment Team Liaisons

  • Nate Cook, Manager of Accounting and Financial Analysis, Division of Sponsored Programs
  • Boyd Knosp, Associate Dean for Information Technology, Carver College of Medicine

Writing and Editing Support

  • Steve Pradarelli, Director of Strategic Communications, Office of the Vice President for Research

Administrative Support

  • Kathy Andrews, Sr. Executive Assistant to the Provost
  • Mirra Anson, Coordinator of Strategic Plan and Student Success Initiatives, and Sr. Director, Academic Support and Retention
  • Kimberly Nye, Administrative Services Specialist, Office of the Provost