In 2018, the Charter Committee on Diversity led by Sarah Bruch, then an assistant professor of sociology and Angie Lamb, assistant director in academic support & retention, collaborated with the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Office of the Provost to conduct a comprehensive data collection process to assess campus climate, the reports on which can be found below.
Available Data and Reports
The FY19 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Digest represents a comprehensive, albeit not exhaustive, digital mapping of current DEI initiatives on the University of Iowa campus. It is a joint project of the Office of the Provost and the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, with extensive input from campus stakeholders.
The DEI Digest project was designed to:
Assemble a robust inventory of existing campus-wide DEI-related activities and objectives.
Facilitate an assessment of campus-wide strengths and areas of opportunity.
Enhance collaboration across units.
Create a comprehensive profile of current DEI-related activities to assist with the search for and orientation of the associate vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion position.
The following report provides an overview of initiatives submitted by central units, colleges, and individuals. Additionally, the Office of the Provost staff reviewed university websites and to augment the entries.
Feel free to download this comprehensive and easily searchable PDF
Total UI Student Enrollment
Total student enrollment of 32,535 (undergraduate, graduate, and professionals)
*data pulled from the 2019 Office of the Registrar's "Facts at a Glance" Report
Other Campus Data Resources
Additional information about veterans, students with disabilities, sex and gender, etc. is available at the link above. The enrollment numbers listed in the Student Profile are the number of students who self-report.
The Data Digest provides comprehensive quantitative information about various aspects of the university, including students, faculty, and budget. It is meant to serve as a source of official numbers.
If you would like information that is not in a published report, please make a request through the University's Open Records Office.
University of Iowa departments may use the Internal Student Data Request form (valid hawkid and password needed) to make a request.
Each of the below reports describe selected findings from the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion climate surveys and also summarizes suggestions collected from the Strategic Listening Sessions. The reports summarize the responses as a whole, and also provide disaggregated responses by social identities and characteristics, such as race, gender, sexual orientation, disability status, citizenship status, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, and political ideology.
*DISCLAIMER: The data collection team is working to ensure all reports are accessible. At this time, there are some figures and graphs within the reports that do not currently have alternative text. We apologize for any inconvenience and plan to have the documents updated as soon as possible. Once the updates have occurred, this disclaimer will be removed. Please note that although the figures and graphs are without alternative text as pictures, all interpretations and content of the figures and graphs are included within the general, written text of the reports. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Katie McCullough (firstname.lastname@example.org (link sends e-mail)).
The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity prepares a number of reports on behalf of the University of Iowa related to the diversity of the university’s workforce and the diversity efforts and accomplishments of its faculty, staff, and students. The office assists faculty members needing UI diversity data for their applications for federal/state grants or contracts and responds to special requests for data for university administrators upon request to the EOD director.
Annual Complaints Reports
Annual Diversity Report to the Board of Regents, State of Iowa
Annual Policy Notifications Index
Annual Policy Notification for Students: Policies on Title IX; Sexual Misconduct Involving Students, Including Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment; Sexual Harassment; Violence; Consensual Relationships Involving Students; Physical and Sexual Abuse of Children; Anti-Harassment; and Anti-Retaliation
Annual Policy Notification for Faculty and Staff: Policies on Title IX; Sexual Harassment; Sexual Misconduct, Dating/Domestic Violence, or Stalking Involving Students; Violence; Physical and Sexual Abuse of Children; Consensual Relationships Involving Students; Anti-Harassment; Anti-Retaliation
Reports of faculty, merit and professional and scientific positions underrepresented for women, minorities or both.
The following reports are available for review upon request at the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity:
Affirmative Action Plan
Affirmative Action Plan or Persons with Disabilities, Disabled Veterans, and Veterans of the Vietnam Era
Federal Contractor Veterans Employment Report (Vets 100-A)
IPEDS Fall Staff Survey (Section G of the Annual UI Human Resources Survey) Available from the Office of the Provost
Archived copies of earlier reports may be available upon request to the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity.
The University of Iowa is committed to a climate that respects and values diversity and inclusion, to the recruitment and retention of students, faculty and staff who contribute to diversity, and to administrative procedures and programs that support these initiatives. The Strategic Plan for the University of Iowa, 2016-2021 recognizes diversity as a core value of the UI that sets us on the path towards promoting excellence in education by increasing the diversity of the faculty, staff and students and providing a welcoming and inclusive climate for all members of our community. The College Bound and IMAGES programs foster the university’s diversity goals by supporting outreach to Iowa minority students. The purpose of this outreach is to encourage them to pursue opportunities in higher education and to provide financial support to help them realize their goals. The College Bound and IMAGES programs are important to the university’s wider efforts to promote and maintain a culturally diverse learning environment.
These reports summarize College Bound activities and IMAGES scholarships awarded.