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Iowa State welcomes 34,732 students this fall

Iowa State’s fall 2014 enrollment is the largest in school history -- an increase of 4.5 percent -- and the most diverse on record.

Leath discusses growth, next step for ISU

President Leath's presidential address touched on committed faculty and staff, new hires, repurposing central campus space  and economic development triumphs.

Groundbreaking ceremony at ISU Research Park

ISU Research Park groundbreaking

Officials break ground for new economic development hub

A 2013 $12 million state appropriation is supporting construction of the 49,000-square-foot facility south of the research park. It will be a one-stop shop for business and industry to seek Iowa State expertise and assistance.

Regents will seek state funds to implement funding model

If the Legislature funds the request next spring, Iowa State would receive about $6.4 million and the University of Northern Iowa about $6.6 million in additional state funds.

Joyce Garnett


Garnett named interim library dean

University librarian emeritus at Western University in London, Ontario, Joyce Garnett has 40 years of experience as a librarian.

Jones-Johnson named faculty fellow in provost’s office

Gloria Jones Johnson, University Professor of sociology, has been named a faculty fellow in the senior vice president and provost’s office. She began her two-year appointment in August.

Mark your calendars: Flu shot clinic is Oct. 6-17

Fall is approaching, and so is flu season. Iowa State's annual flu shot clinic is Oct. 6-17. 

Council endorses policy for exempt staff

Members of the Professional and Scientific Council voted to support a pair of proposed drafts in the policy library. The draft policies apply to "at-will" P&S staff and data classification.

Senate gets update on student-athlete academics

In his annual report to the Faculty Senate, faculty athletics representative Tim Day said the academic performance of Iowa State student-athletes mirrors that of the general student body. All 18 teams exceeded current and future NCAA academic progress rate benchmarks.

Liftoff: PeopleAdmin upgrade

Here's some useful information about position descriptions, old and new postings, and the contract transfer process for Merit staff.