Leath gives his installation remarks.

Leath: Think big, innovate, be bold

President Leath announced a goal to raise $150 million in private gifts for student financial aid over five years. Among other goals unveiled in his installation remarks: Provide students with a high-quality, broad-based, affordable education and develop partnerships that strengthen the economy and make other positive differences in Iowans' lives.

Employees will be honored at Friday ceremony

All are invited to attend the 2012 university awards ceremony on Friday, Sept. 21, where faculty and staff recipients of the university's most distinguished awards will be honored.

Katie Baumgarn


Five Questions for Katie Baumgarn

Iowa State's chief room scheduler talks about "prime time," juggling and finding homes for 5,000-plus course sections.

Partial shutdown scheduled for semester break

An 11-day stretch during the break includes three university holidays (Dec. 24, 25 and Jan. 1), four weekend days and four workdays (Dec. 26-28, 31). Employees who don't work on the four workdays would be required to take paid or unpaid leave for those days.


Design on Main connects College of Design with Ames community

Graduate students in the college's integrated visual arts program have studio, gallery spaces on Ames' Main Street.

Council learns more about professional development program

At their Sept. 13 meeting, members of the Professional and Scientific Council were updated on efforts to create a professional development program, including a spring conference for employees.