Academics
The academic review focuses on optimizing classroom utilization/scheduling, improving time to graduation and student retention, and enhancing e-learning offerings. Initiatives are being developed to address the following key recommendations: Identify and evaluate current academic support services...
Finance: University Shared Services
University Financial Shared Services implementation will create highly trained staff who will provide financial services in an efficient and accurate manner, reducing administrative costs, minimizing redundancies and improving quality across campus. The goals of University Financial Shared Services...
Human Resources
Human Resources plays a critical role as a strategic partner to colleges and units in delivering their core missions of teaching, research and service. The effectiveness of Human Resources as a strategic partner is being improved through strengthened reporting relationships, full-time dedicated HR...
Information Technology
OneIT@Iowa increases the efficiency and effectiveness of IT by dramatically reducing the cost of providing general IT services necessary for day-to-day campus operations. It also identifies areas where specialization and innovation are critical to meet unique needs in research and instruction, and assures that those needs are addressed.
Sourcing and Procurement
The University of Iowa, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa Purchasing departments are collaborating with Huron Consulting to develop better master agreements in seven spend categories. Consolidating and analyzing spend data across the three institutions by vendor will allow...
Student Services
Streamlining admissions to regent universities. The admissions process to the three regent universities has been streamlined through: Creating a common application portal for students who wish to apply to multiple regent institutions so students don’t need to enter information multiple times (...