News from the VP's Office

Week 6 Conversation Starters

We're about a third of the way through the semester, and tests continue to pop up. I talked to a student last week who had three tests coming up.

Rea...

Week 5 Conversation Starters

Well, the beginning of the semester is probably pretty much over, and the end is a long way away. I hope that most students have settled into a routin...

Week 4 Conversation Starters

Where does the time go? It's the beginning of the fourth week of school already. Students are starting to have more tests. I was pretty pleased when I...

Week 1 Conversation Starters

Welcome to the new semester! I hope that each of you had a great summer.

Some of our students are about to experience their first week of college, ot...

Week 2 Conversation Starters

The questions for this week don't need to be very different from last week's, but now most students will have been to each of their classes, so the an...

Week 3 Conversation Starters

It's still early in the semester, but some students are probably starting to have tests.

What do you think of your classes so far? Which one do you t...

Working at Iowa: Division Survey Results

During the February, 2013 Town Hall meeting, Vice President Rocklin discussed the Working at Iowa (WAI) survey reults with Division staff.  All depart...

2012 Working at Iowa (WAI) Results

Vice President Rocklin discussed the Working at Iowa (WAI) results at the February Town Hall. Departmental administrators have been provided results f...

Meredith Caskey

Meredith Caskey

Supervising Coordinator for School of the Wild & Wildlife Camps, Recreational Services
I met Meredith Caskey on an unseasonably cool July morning at w...

Assessment News Editions 1-7

The monthly newsletter, Assessment News, features assessment practices in the Division of Student Life and larger University of Iowa community that pr...