Eight state-of-the-art classrooms and an open collaboration space on Pearson second floor will be ready for use this fall.
Reductions to be found in the same four categories from which units removed $8 million last month.
Michael Newton, who has served in the University of Wisconsin, Madison, police department since 1998, has been named chief of police and vice president in university services. His appointment begins April 3.
A task force charged by the student and academic affairs divisions is studying "onboarding" procedures that help new students make a successful transition to ISU, from student admission through the first year of study.
As the Iowa State University Research Park continues to grow, the benefits extend well beyond the development's borders.
Up for final board action in April: parking rates, student housing and dining rates, weapons audit, tennis facility purchase.