The Strategy Team (ST) will be charged by the president to

  • develop and implement and evaluate a new five-year strategic plan for the university;
  • serve as the institutional manager of the P3 program; and
  • strategically invest in areas of distinction that will contribute to the creation of a "destination university."

The ST will be co-chaired by the executive vice president and provost and the vice president for research, and will comprise representatives from

  • central administration
  • collegiate deans
  • faculty 
  • staff
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (UIHC)
  • University of Iowa Center for Advancement (UICA)


The Strategy Team will:

  • develop mission, vision, and core value statements;
  • ground their work in continuous campus feedback from students, faculty, staff, and external groups;
  • set strategic plan goals, strategies, and measurable outcomes using:
    • draft plans submitted by the development teams;
    • collegiate and unit strategic plans;
    • feedback from campus leadership groups;
    • feedback from campuswide listening sessions, focus groups, town halls, and open forums; and
    • campus and benchmarking data provided by the Data & Assessment Team;
  • serve as the institutional manager of the P3 Program in support of the strategic priorities funding process;
  • identify areas of distinction that will contribute to the creation of a "destination university";
  • review and report strategic plan progress annually, and adjust the plan in consultation with campus content experts; and
  • be supported by the Data & Assessment Team through all phases of the strategic plan.


Members of the ST will be:

  • Executive Vice President and Provost (Co-chair​)
  • Vice President for Research, (Co-chair​)
  • Collegiate dean representatives (2)
  • Faculty representatives (2)
  • Staff representative
  • Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean, Carver College of Medicine
  • Vice President for Student Life
  • Associate Vice President for External Relations and Senior Advisor to the President
  • Executive Officer for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Associate Vice President
  • Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • Associate Provost for Graduate and Professional Education
  • Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
  • Associate Vice President and CIO, Information Technology Services
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, UI Center for Advancement