The purpose of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Staff Council is to provide a venue for staff members in the College to participate in collegiate and university-level shared governance.

Campus Coronavirus Updates

Fellow CLAS Staff Members, we hope you and your loved ones are doing well and staying healthy during the COVID-19 crisis. If you need the most up-to-date information about University of Iowa policies and responses to the pandemic, please visit the UI’s page dedicated to Campus Coronavirus Updates. If you have questions or concerns specific to CLAS staff, feel free to use the feedback mechanisms below to connect with us. We are here for you!

What's On Your Mind?

Please share your ideas, information, suggestions, or questions with the CLAS Staff Council.

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

Ruthina Malone awarded David J. Skorton Award for Staff Excellence in Service

The David J. Skorton Staff Excellence Award for Public Service is given annually to individuals who have made significant contributions and have shown “exceptional imagination and dedication to improving the university community.” Service must include activities of high quality in staff governance, committee work, policy improvement, program creation, etc. and must be outside normal job responsibilities.

Barbara J. Wilson named Iowa’s next leader

Barbara J. Wilson, executive vice president and vice president for academic affairs for the University of Illinois System, will become the 22nd president of the University of Iowa on July 15, 2021. The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, announced Wilson as its unanimous selection at its meeting in Iowa City on Friday, April 30.

New Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion site launched

The new University of Iowa DEI website has been launched. Please see this important message from Liz Tovar!

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