Ames resident David Skaar (right) regularly comes to campus for a chess game -- outside when the weather allows, at the student union during the winter months.
President Steven Leath has asked for faculty input on managing increased enrollment in the absence of "significant new resources." A task force will gather ideas and offer possible solutions for a final report due by June.
Faculty and P&S staff are urged to assign intellectual property rights to ISU now, to avoid conflicting agreements later.
The President tells legislators that university leaders are "considering alternatives" in case the FY17 appropriations request isn't fully met.
University Museums' 40,000-piece collection is available for viewing with the click of a button, thanks to a new online database called the Electronic Museum, or eMuseum.
Fluctuating temperatures and fewer closed buildings during winter break created a mixed bag of energy savings.
Five proposals were funded for 2016-17 from among 19 submissions.
Parking permit increases, a proposal for an employee recruitment consortium and several ISU presentations are on the agenda.