News from the VP's Office

News from the Nest

Melissa S. Shivers, PhD, Vice President for Student Life

The days are getting longer, and on Saturday we will “spring forward” with the time. I canno...

News from the Nest

News from the Nest

Melissa S. Shivers, PhD, Vice President for Student Life

The two weeks since students returned to campus have been busy. We have seen snow, MLK week,...

News from the Nest

Melissa S. Shivers, PhD, Vice President for Student Life

Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed spending time with your students over winter break and ar...

2017 Collaborative Highlights

Issues that span academic and student affairs are more effectively addressed by networking the resources across the institution, saving student time, ...

News from the Nest

Melissa S. Shivers, PhD, Vice President for Student Life

We were so pleased to welcome our students back from Thanksgiving break. Campus is always mo...

News from the Nest

We are in the home stretch of the semester. With only 5 ½ weeks before final exams, you may be feeling just as anxious as your students. It is challen...

A message from Melissa

As we have now officially moved into a beautiful fall season, I am reflecting on my first semester at this gorgeous university.

Hello from the Land of the Hawkeyes!

Melissa S. Shivers, Vice President for Student Life

I am excited about my first year on campus and hope your student's experience has been a positive...

A message from the new VP for student life

For those of you who may not know me yet, I took on the role of vice president for student life at the University of Iowa in June after moving from Te...