Academic Affairs Updates

Signing Off
Newsletters can be a tricky publication. Unlike flyers, which are supposed to offer time-sensitive, single-idea messages, and brochures, which typically are informational and may be read by a variety of audiences, the newsletter genre is meant to reach out to new readers while cultivating and maintaining a sense of connection with current constituents. Read More

Presidential Honor for Community Service Awarded to UNI
By Julianne Gassman, School of Kinesiology, Allied Health & Human Services; UNI Fellow for Community Engagement

Since its launch a decade ago, The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll has recognized UNI every year; however, in 2015 the university won the Presidential Award in the Honor Roll's Economic Opportunity category. Read More

A Half-Century of Service
By Mary Losch, Department of Psychology; Center for Social and Behavioral Research Director

In 2017, the Center for Social and Behavioral Research (CSBR) will celebrate 50 years of service to UNI and the broader community, region and state. Read More

An Affinity for Inclusiveness

In Fall 2015, the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President began sponsoring a series of new Affinity Group events, bringing together faculty and staff to strengthen campus as a welcoming environment. Read More

Interview: Dean Gaëtane Jean-Marie

In June, Dr. Gaëtane Jean-Marie joined UNI as the College of Education's (COE) new dean. Dr. Jean-Marie holds a doctorate from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro as well as degrees from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She recently took time from her busy schedule to be interviewed. Read More

Rod Library Wins National Award for Quest

The American Library Association recently awarded Rod Library's innovative fundraising approach with the 2016 $2500 Gale Cengage Learning Financial Development Award. Read More