Regents Announce Search Committee for UI President

February 25, 2015

(URBANDALE, Iowa) – The Board of Regents has named the 21 members of the University of Iowa Presidential Search and Screen Committee. The Committee is charged with identifying candidates for Board consideration, in conjunction with the search consultant, Parker Executive Search, to serve as the next president of the University of Iowa.

The Committee is chaired by Jean Robillard, UI Vice President for Medical Affairs, who has expressed his appreciation with the Committee membership. "These are excellent choices, and I look forward to working with them as we conduct a transparent and inclusive search," said Robillard.

The largest representation on the Committee is from University faculty, with 9 members.

Affiliation Position Name
Chair Vice President for Medical Affairs Jean Robillard
Regents President Bruce Rastetter
  President Pro Tem Katie Mulholland
  Regent Milt Dakovich
Faculty Dean, UI Tippie College of Business Sarah Fisher Gardial
  President, UI Faculty Senate Alexandra Thomas
  President-Elect, UI Faculty Senate Christina Bohannan
    Meenakshi Gigi Durham
    Lena Hill
    Dorothy Johnson
    Aliasger K. Salem
    Larry J. Weber
UI Foundation   Catherine A. Zaharis
    Jerre L. Stead
UI Alumni Association   Jeff Courter
    Peter Jeffries
UI Staff Council   Chuck Wieland
UI Student Government   Patrick Bartoski
UI Graduate and Professional Student Government   Alyssa Billmeyer
Public Member   Mary Kramer
Public Member   Larry Beaty
Ex-Officio Members Board of Regents Executive Director Robert Donley
  Board of Regents Chief Academic Officer Diana Gonzalez
  Staff to the Committee Peter Matthes

Additional information regarding the public nominations for the search committee is available on the Regents website

For More Information:

Contact: Robert Donley, Executive Director, Board of Regents, State of Iowa,(515) 281-3934

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