Diversity is a key core value that guides the University of Iowa in planning, setting priorities, and carrying out every aspect of its mission.
At The University of Iowa we believe that employing people from a wide range of cultures, backgrounds, and experiences promotes and supports excellence in our work environment and educational community.
The University of Iowa recognizes and supports a myriad of interest and affiliation groups that mirror the population of our campus community, including the African American Council; Council on the Status of Latino Affairs; Council on the Status of Women; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Staff and Faculty Association; and Council on Disability Awareness. In addition, there are a wide variety of diversity resources and cultural centers located on campus.
The University of Iowa is proud of its inclusive campus where extensive professional development opportunities enhance teamwork, collegiality, and diversity in order to create and maintain a welcoming and supportive environment for all members of our workforce.
Iowa City, Iowa offers big-city cultural and entertainment activities coupled with small-town friendliness. Campus
events offer a rich array of arts, humanities and cultural events that reflect our workforce and represent our community.
Based upon the variety of excellent public and private educational opportunities, premier health care availability, and affordable housing, Iowa City, Iowa has been ranked by Expansion Magazine as the fifth "Top Metro" in the country with a population of less than 250,000.