News

Lawsuit involving School of Music

Friday, February 9, 2024
Read the statement regarding a lawsuit filed against the university by a former School of Music assistant professor.

University statement on scholarship review

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Based on the principles articulated by the Supreme Court, the university is reviewing and amending scholarships and other financial aid offerings that use certain protected class characteristics as selection criteria.

University of Iowa Statements on Mercy Iowa City

Monday, November 6, 2023
Read the latest statement from President Wilson and Vice President Jamieson regarding an update on Mercy Iowa City’s bankruptcy court action.

Litigation with UI’s P3 partner

Thursday, May 25, 2023
The University of Iowa has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by its P3 partner, the University of Iowa Energy Cooperative, arguing that the case instead should be heard in state court. The university also filed its own lawsuit against UIEC in Johnson County, Iowa, where all the involved parties are based.

Sports wagering investigation

Monday, May 8, 2023
Read the latest statement from the University of Iowa and the Department of Athletics regarding the sports wagering investigation.

University of Iowa signs amicus brief regarding Title IX claims

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Read the latest information on the University of Iowa signing into an amicus brief supporting Ohio State’s pending petition to the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the Sixth Circuit’s ruling.

Indictment of retired professor John Muriello

Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Read the latest statement regarding the indictment of retired professor John Muriello.

Commitment to the First Amendment

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
The University of Iowa is fully committed to the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and encourages open dialogue, free inquiry, and healthy, vigorous debate, which are the essence of a public research institution.

A message from President Harreld on violence at the U.S. Capitol

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Read the latest statement from President Harreld regarding violence at the U.S. Capitol.

Statement regarding Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

Monday, October 5, 2020
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training Review Committee lifted the pause on trainings related to Executive Order 13950. As of Nov. 2, 2020, there are no trainings under review or suspended.