New windows at Friley Hall.

Clear views

Hundreds of windows were replaced at the Wallace, Wilson and Friley residence halls this summer.

Workday testing ramps up this month

The end-to-end testing will run Workday's financial, payroll and human capital management systems through multiple scenarios, from start to finish.

Sign showing increased parking fines

Park Smart

Parking changes now in effect

Steeper fines and the elimination of free visitor parking should help clear spaces paid for by permit holders. The changes, aimed at parking compliance rather than revenue, went into effect this summer.

Donated leave policy expands to family illness and injury

Under a recently adopted policy change, faculty and staff can receive donated paid leave from other university and state employees to care for a family member who is seriously hurt or sick. 


Ayodeji Oluwalana

With first full-time coordinator, recycling set to expand

Iowa State's first full-time recycling coordinator started earlier this summer and has ambitious plans. Ayodeji Oluwalana hopes to make recycling the default way of disposing refuse on campus as part of a new initiative to eventually keep nearly all ISU waste out of the landfill.

Many CyRide routes will change Aug. 13

The changes are the second phase of service improvements being implemented as a result of more than a year of study and public input.

Erin Baldwin headshot

Erin Baldwin

Baldwin named assistant VP in student affairs

Erin Baldwin, director of the Thielen Student Health Center, will become assistant vice president for student health and wellness on Aug. 8 after serving as interim since 2017. The position was created as part of leadership structure changes in the student affairs division.

P&S Council identifies priorities for coming year

The Professional and Scientific Council set its sights on seven strategic initiatives to pursue in 2018-19.