News and Updates

News and updates from the Executive Vice President and Provost.

Klafter named UNI associate provost for International Programs

Craig Evan Klafter, DPhil., former Pro Vice-Chancellor (External Relations) at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, England, has been named associate provost for International Programs at the University of Northern Iowa. His appointment is effective July 5.

"I'm excited to welcome Craig to UNI," said UNI Executive Vice President and Provost Gloria Gibson. "He brings a wealth of experience that will help us achieve our goals related to internationalization."

Katherine Martin named acting dean of UNI's Rod Library

Professor Katherine Martin, head of Collection Management & Special Services in the University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library, has been named acting dean of the library. She replaces Marilyn Mercado, who will retire on June 30. Martin's appointment is effective July 1.

"I'm very pleased Kate will serve as acting dean," said UNI Executive Vice President and Provost Gloria Gibson. "Her experience and dedication make her well-suited for this assignment."

A search committee for a permanent replacement will be named this fall.