Articles from 2021

Pride Flag falling from the Old Capitol

LGBTQ+ Student Organization Changes Name to Honor History

Spectrum UI changes the name of its organization to Queer Liberation Front, honoring the history of the organization. The organization was founded under the name Gay Liberation Front in 1970. 

156 years in June

A new Note from Dr. Liz Tovar, AVP of DEI at the University of Iowa on Juneteenth.
Spring Old Cap

A quick June update in a Note from Liz

A quick June update in a Note from Liz

Nine Minutes.

A note from Liz on the anniversary of George Floyd's death.
Spring Campus

Note from Liz - 5.4.21 - Spring has sprung!

The May Note from Dr. Liz Tovar to the University of Iowa campus.
Old Cap

UI Office of Institutional Equity centralizes reporting, investigation for civil rights, Title IX, equity concerns

The University of Iowa is taking action to streamline the process to report free speech violations, bias, discrimination, equity, and sexual misconduct by forming the Office of Institutional Equity.
Old Cap

Letter to the university community on the Derek Chauvin Trial

Letter to the University Community

2021 Diversity Catalyst Awards Announced

The University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion announces the 2021 Diversity Catalyst Award winners and details April 21, 2021, DCA virtual reception.

Support your fellow Hawkeyes during this time - a note from Liz

A Note from Liz on Daunte Wright - April 14, 2021
Herky Kickoff

Dr. Tovar appears on the HERkys' Voice Podcast

Dr. Tovar appears on the HERKys's Voice Podcast