Welcome from the Provost

Dr. José HerreraWelcome to the University of Northern Iowa where our focus on transformational learning has led to national distinction. Faculty here engage in outstanding and rigorous teaching, service to the university, community, and nation, and scholarship that often includes a focus on teaching and learning.

As a new faculty member, you will have the opportunity to join a rich history of innovative teaching that includes an emphasis on teacher education and engaged learning. Along with offering cutting-edge and inspiring classroom teaching, faculty work with students on undergraduate research, community engagement projects, sustainability efforts, internships, and much more.

Most importantly, you will have the unique chance to join a collegial and enterprising faculty and staff dedicated to creating a twenty-first century education that offers students professional preparation for their careers, civic engagement opportunities for their development as citizens, and a pedagogy of discovery that fosters curiosity and wonder and leads to lifelong learning.

With the great opportunity to join the community of faculty, staff, and students at the University of Northern Iowa comes great responsibility, for what we do, day in and day out, changes lives.



José Herrera

Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs