The Iowa State community remembered student-athlete Celia Barquin Arozamena during a Wednesday evening vigil.
Audience members will receive a commemorative gift of wildflower seeds at the Sept. 21 celebratory event.
A draft policy change would allow FMLA-eligible parents who both work at Iowa State to each take up to 12 weeks of leave upon the arrival of a child, expanding what's available under federal law.
Iowa State hired 62 tenured or tenure-track faculty from September 2017 through last month, the smallest group in at least five years.
Nearly 60 individuals received Iowa State's highest awards for faculty and staff during a Sept. 14 ceremony.
The inaugural Miller Open Education Mini-Grants awarded this summer are helping Iowa State faculty develop, adapt and share instructional materials that save students money while enriching their classroom experiences.
President Wintersteen tells the regents planning will focus on "what we can get done for the dollars available." She called the VDL critical, for the state, nation and world.