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The new University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson addresses reporters in the Levitt Center for University Advancement on April 30, 2021. Wilson becomes the 22nd president for the University of Iowa and was previously the Executive Vice President and Vice President for Academic Affairs for the University of Illinois.

Incoming UI President Barbara Wilson receives 80 percent approval from campus survey prior to selection

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Reporter May 4, 2021

Incoming University of Iowa president Barbara Wilson was a popular choice on campus. After watching four forums for the new president, the UI community filled out surveys regarding the candidates. On...

The new University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson addresses reporters in the Levitt Center for University Advancement on April 30, 2021. Wilson becomes the 22nd president for the University of Iowa and was previously the Executive Vice President and Vice President for Academic Affairs for the University of Illinois. (Ayrton Breckenridge/The Daily Iowan)

Barbara Wilson named next University of Iowa president

This is a developing story. Check back for more updates. Barbara Wilson, current University of Illinois System's executive vice president and vice president for academic affairs, will be the next...

Teresa Marshall, the new president of the University of Iowa Faculty Senate, is seen during a UI Faculty Senate meeting on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. (Brianna Brown/The Daily Iowan)

New faculty officers hope to establish ‘strong working relationship’ with new UI administration

Eleanor Hildebrandt and Sabine Martin April 28, 2021

New leaders will take the helm of the University of Iowa’s faculty representative branches for the 2021-2022 year, along with a new UI president.  Following the traditional Faculty Senate system,...

Dean of the UI College of Education Daniel Clay addresses spectators and answers questions at the Levitt Center for University Advancement on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Clay is one of four finalists to become the next president of the University of Iowa.

Finalist Daniel Clay takes ‘no-nonsense’ approach to leadership

Rylee Wilson and Katie Ann McCarver April 28, 2021

This profile of Daniel Clay is one of a series of profiles on the four finalists for the University of Iowa presidency. The head Hawkeye, slated to be announced on Friday, will oversee a 31,730-student,...

University of Iowa Presidential Candidate Hari Osofsky answers a question at a public forum, Monday, April 10, 2021, in Iowa City, Iowa. Osofsky currently serves as dean of Penn State’s Law and the Penn State School of International Affairs.

Finalist Hari Osofsky brings ‘infectious’ energy to deanship

Sarah Watson and Caleb McCullough April 25, 2021

Editor's note: This profile on Hari Osofsky, of Penn State, is one of a series of profiles on the four finalists for the University of Iowa presidency. The DI also published a profile on Barbara Wilson,...

University of Iowa Presidential Candidate Barbara Wilson addresses the audience during the second UI Presidential Forum in the Levitt Center for University Advancement on Monday, April 10, 2021. Wilson is currently the executive vice president and vice president for Academic Affairs for the University of Illinois System.

Student focused: UI Presidential Finalist Barbara Wilson’s career embraces building connections as a higher education leader

Rachel Schilke and Eleanor Hildebrandt April 25, 2021

Editor's note: This profile on Barbara Wilson, of the University of Illinois Systems, is one of a series of profiles on the four finalists for the University of Iowa presidency. The Daily Iowan also published...

Illustration by Paige Ho.

What are the next steps in the University of Iowa president search?

Sarah Watson, Executive Editor April 25, 2021

Iowa's next head Hawkeye is slated to be announced later this week. The presidential search committee will meet to discuss the four finalists for the University of Iowa presidency and campus feedback....

Dean of the UI College of Education Daniel Clay addresses spectators and answers questions at the Levitt Center for University Advancement on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Clay is one of four finalists to become the next president of the University of Iowa.

Fourth UI Presidential Forum: UI College of Education Dean Daniel Clay emphasizes Iowa experience

Rylee Wilson and Katie Ann McCarver April 22, 2021

In a public forum Thursday, fourth finalist in the search for the next University of Iowa president, Daniel L. Clay, presented his vision to use his existing experience as an administrator on campus...

Dean of the UI College of Education Daniel Clay addresses spectators and answers questions at the Levitt Center for University Advancement on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Clay is one of four finalists to become the next president of the University of Iowa.

Photos: UI Presidential Forums – Daniel Clay

Shivansh Ahuja, Senior Photojournalist April 22, 2021

Contributed photo of Daniel Clay, dean of the University of Iowa College of Education.

UI Presidential Search: Dean of UI College of Education Daniel L. Clay named finalist

Rylee Wilson and Katie Ann McCarver April 21, 2021

Daniel L. Clay, dean of the University of Iowa College of Education, will visit campus on Thursday as the last of four finalists for the University of Iowa presidency. Clay oversees the UI College...

Georgia State University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Wendy Hensel speaks during the third UI Presidential Forum in the Levitt Center for University Advancement, Monday, April 19, 2021, in Iowa City, Iowa. Hensel is the third of four candidates vying for the UI presidential position.

Third UI presidential forum: Georgia State Provost Wendy Hensel advocates for student success, hiring diverse UI administrators

Sabine Martin and Kelsey Harrell April 19, 2021

The third finalist for the University of Iowa’s presidency, Wendy Hensel, characterizes her roles in the past as being a “complex problem solver, change agent, and educator.”  Hensel is the...

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