Executive Vice President and Provosts Office announces
The Iowa Regents Fellowship Program
of Northern Iowa
Iowa Regents universities are collaborating in a program to stimulate
scholarly initiatives among the three institutions. The Regents Fellowship
Program offers faculty the opportunity to travel to member institutions
to exchange ideas and possibly develop collaborative projects in teaching,
research and/or public service. The program is available to any eligible
faculty member at the University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University,
or the University of Iowa who wishes to enlarge or advance their professional
activities by taking advantage of opportunities at a sister institution.
- Eligible faculty are those
who are full-time, tenured or tenure-track.
- There must be preliminary
contact between a host unit (department, research center, etc.) and
the individual to determine mutual receptivity and available dates.
- The host unit formally
invites the Faculty Fellow by sending a letter of invitation. The
letter of invitation must accompany the fellowship application. .
This letter should specify the dates for the proposed visit, as well
as any particular expectations for the Fellow (Examples: to present
a recital; deliver a lecture; meet with students, etc.)
- Faculty visits will ordinarily
be for two weeks.
- The faculty members
home institution provides up to $2,500 towards transportation, room,
board, and incidentals. Approved Fellows will be reimbursed for their
expenses at standard university rates.
- After the visit, the Faculty
Fellow will submit a brief report to the Provost describing outcomes
of the visit and offering suggestions for future planning. Fellowship
reports are due by the end of the term in which the visitation occurred.
- Faculty Fellows are responsible,
with the cooperation of their departments, for arranging coverage
of their duties at their home campus during their absence.
- The host unit will announce
the visit of a Faculty Fellow and will facilitate organization of
the activities in which the Fellow will be engaged.
The visiting Faculty Fellow
may consult with faculty and/or students, offer performances, lectures
or symposia, or engage in whatever activities are agreeable to the Fellow
and the host institution.
- Application forms are
available in the Office of Academic Affairs, Gilchrist Hall, Room
200, or may be downloaded from the links below.
- Applications will be considered
on an ongoing basis and may be submitted to the Assoc. Vice-President
for Academic Affairs, Gilchrist Hall, Room 200. All proposals
which meet stated guidelines will be considered on a "first come,
first served" basis.
- Applications will be reviewed
by a committee appointed by the Provost. The committee will then make
recommendations to the Provost for fellowship appointments.
Guidelines for University
of Northern Iowa Academic Units wishing to host Iowa Regents Fellows
- The department, research
center, school, or other unit must issue a letter of invitation to
the prospective Regents Faculty Fellow. This letter should
specify the dates for the proposed visit, as well as any particular
expectations for the Fellow (Examples: to present a recital; the deliver
a lecture; the meet with students, etc.)
- Once the sending school
has approved the appointment of a Fellow, a specific faculty member
should be designated as host. Host departments are responsible
for advising the visiting Fellow concerning temporary housing on campus
or in the Cedar Falls area and for making arrangements for temporary
office space, telephone, clerical help, computers, parking, and/or
any other support or specialized services or facilities.
- The Fellows home institution
is responsible for funding.
Questions concerning this
program may be addressed to Susan Koch, Associate Vice-President for
Academic Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org