Simply delicious

The new Simple Plate venue at Union Drive Marketplace offers delicious, healthy meals that are perfectly proportioned. 

Leath talks funding, budget and more with senate

President Steven Leath addressed the Faculty Senate on Feb. 10, speaking about performance-based funding, budget issues, research priorities, Des Moines learning space and more.

Chief diversity officer hunt: Search firm selected, town halls set

The national firm Spelman & Johnson Group will assist in the search for a chief diversity officer. The firm will join the university search committee in collecting input on the chief diversity officer's role. A series of town hall meetings are planned to gather ideas from the university community.

Regents approve alternative admissions index

Alternative RAI will assure consistent assessment of applicants from the growing number of Iowa high schools that no longer provide a class ranking.

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Campus food trucks

New vendors join food truck lineup

This semester, there are five private stands on campus with a sixth – Burgie's coffee truck -- scheduled to return to west campus in March.

ISU working group establishes policy for P&S search committees

The state Board of Regents is requiring Iowa State, Northern Iowa and Iowa to establish standards, services and support for P&S search committees by March 1. The recommendation comes from the regents' Transparent, Inclusive Efficiency Review (TIER).

Council hears IT preview

Interim vice provost and CIO Jim Kurtenbach outlined three priorities for information technology services -- security, customer service and TIER compliance -- at the Feb. 5 Professional and Scientific Council meeting.

Student technology funding, made easy

Submitting ideas for technology projects that benefit student learning is easy on ISU's crowdsourcing site Techstarter.