Participants in diversity, equity, and inclusion information sessions identified hiring and recruitment, retention, and communication as priorities for the OneIT DEI Action Plan.
A draft of the OneIT Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Action Plan has been published in order to gather feedback and begin to prioritize the initiatives.
Several professionals from the OneIT community won Improving Our Workplace Awards (IOWA) in recognition of innovative projects that have a lasting positive impact on the institution.
June 5, 2020 message from Associate Vice President and CIO Steve Fleagle to the OneIT community
Duane Staskal joined ITS-Administrative Information Systems as the new Data, Analytics and Insights (DAI) workgroup leader. He oversees the six DAI staff as they identify, develop, and delivery data analytics solutions for campus. The DAI portfolio includes reporting, business intelligence (BI), and predictive analytics solutions plus BI tools, University Data Warehouse, and campus data portal support.
Jonna Higgins-Freese will lead the Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology Instructional Services team, managing the daily work, planning, and cross-functional teams for multiple enterprise instructional technology services including the campus-wide learning management system (ICON), academic technology consulting, and the Learning Design Collaboratory initiative.
The University of Iowa information technology community works closely with campus partners to advance the institution’s strategic goals. Analytics provide insights into how students learn and how to help them succeed. New research computing services foster innovation and discovery, and business intelligence solutions help the university harness a wealth of data to make informed decisions. Learn more about how IT makes a difference in the OneIT Year in Review.
We are pleased to announce that several of our IT leaders are taking on new roles in the OneIT community. Please be sure to congratulate Annette Beck, Jeff Gillitzer, Jamie Matthews, Kirk Corey, and Brenda Ulin on these exciting career opportunities.
A collaborative research project led by the University of Iowa recently received a $20,000 grant from Unizin to investigate instructional practices that promote student reading in higher education. The UI, a member of the Unizin consortium, also committed $20,000 to the project.
Mike Kaplan and Tracy Scott have received 2019 Board of Regents Staff Excellence Award in recognition of extraordinary contributions that significantly benefited the university and the state of Iowa.