The College of Engineering welcomed its 12th dean, Sarah Rajala, this week.
The legislative outlook, coach contracts, new faculty hires, plans to raise Iowa State's profile, MOOCs and lessons learned from the Harkin Institute flap were part of the discussion as president Steven Leath addressed the Faculty Senate Tuesday.
Beginning May 1, all of Iowa State's telephones will be replaced with a new high-tech, cost-effective system in the "cloud."
Three finalists have been named in the search for the next dean of the College of Business. Over the next week, each finalist will will visit campus and participate in an open forum.
A newly restored -- and well hidden -- fountain sculpture will be celebrated during an April 19 reception. Christian Petersen's The History of Dairying mural is the centerpiece of the Food Sciences courtyard, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Effective July 1, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will withdraw as the host of the U.S. Pork Center of Excellence. The change will save the college approximately $100,000 in overhead and administrative costs and a half-time position.
Changes to the administration and focus of the Nutrition and Wellness Research Center are intended to create operation efficiencies.