Red university truck drives north on two-directional Morrill Roa

Temporarily: Two-way traffic on Morrill Road

Long a one-way artery, Morrill Road between Union Drive and the Hub/Morrill Hall driveway will be two-directional for about two years, or the duration of the LeBaron Hall replacement project.

Parameters set for January salary increases

For faculty, P&S staff, contract staff and postdoctoral researchers with satisfactory performance evaluations, the salary adjustment range is 1%-3%. For extraordinary performance, up to a 4% increase is possible without additional approval.

Five questions with our veteran provost

At the end of the month, Jonathan Wickert will conclude 12 years of service as provost. He shared a bit about his favorite days as provost and what's next for him.

Confirm your sign-on verification factors prior to dashboard change

Employees should confirm or update their verification factors in the Okta sign-on dashboard before IT services transfers campus users' verification factors to Microsoft in early August.


Ann Gansemer-Topf began serving this month as director of the School of Education and Frances S. and Arthur L. Wallace Professor in the College of Human Sciences. She joined the ISU faculty in 2012.

Total external funding increases to a record $544.6 million

Iowa State researchers attracted $346.2 million in external funding for the fiscal year that ended June 30. It's the third straight year of record research funding.

Wintersteen recognized for statewide innovation impact

At a July 11 ceremony, leaders from the Des Moines Business Record presented President Wendy Wintersteen with the publication's innovationENTREPRENEUR of the Year award.

Peter Dorhout reappointed as vice president for research

Achievements during his first term include record external research funding, a structure (research roundtables) for fostering interdisciplinary work on campus, and leading the team that developed the university's nine-year stratgic plan.