The Tearoom in MacKay Hall, a classroom teaching operation for students in the Quantity Food Production and Service Management class, is open for lunch Tuesday through Friday.
Four candidates will have an opportunity to interview on campus for the university's top job. Details will be released soon about the on-campus interviews, which will begin next week.
The search timelines are structured so that Iowa State's next president, once named, will participate in the interviews and hiring decisions.
Experts involved in creating the university's newest learning spaces say flexibility is one of the top trends in modern classroom design, which makes it easier to use active and team-based teaching styles to engage students. Adaptability and other features common in new classrooms are informed in part by faculty input.
Among the 54 university employees honored during a Sept. 25 ceremony were Audrey Kennis and Tera Jordan, the inaugural recipients of the university's Award for Inclusive Excellence.
Incremental state support, a request of $5 million for Iowa State, would be designated for resident undergraduate financial aid.
A new communication management and engagement tool will enhance the prospective student experience during the recruitment process, which starts next month.