As promised, sections of both Welch Road (pictured) and Bissel Road closed during spring break for large underground utility and road replacement projects.
Senior vice president and provost Jonathan Wickert told faculty senators the state legislature's likely $11 million budget reversion for higher education disproportionately affects Iowans at regents institutions. Nearly 20,000 resident students attend Iowa State, more than at any other school in the state.
Revamped classification and pay structures for professional and scientific positions, the result of an in-depth review that began last summer, might not be implemented until mid-2019.
A six-member working team, representing all five university divisions, will spearhead the budget-building process.
Iowa State undergraduate students soon will have a one-stop shop to seek university scholarships, starting with applications for the 2019-20 school year.
Events include a morning installation ceremony and a reception. The university community is invited and details will be shared on an installation website as they take shape.
The search committee for the next dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will host two open forums next week to solicit input from university community members on characteristics they would like to see in the college's next leader.