Reconstruction of the Morrill Road-Union Drive intersection is on schedule for completion next week, with the roads reopening Monday morning, Aug. 19.
The state Board of Regents approved an Iowa State budget that includes $10.1 million in incremental revenue and $8.1 million in reallocations to cover priorities such as salary increases, faculty promotions and support for academic programs.
Brendan O'Brien is Iowa State's new director of the international students and scholars office. He comes to Ames from Cornell University.
The Professional and Scientific Council will focus on four broad priorities in the upcoming year, if it approves a set of strategic initiatives members reviewed at their Aug. 1 meeting. The council also received an update on Workday and improved service delivery.
Iowa State will partner with VenuWorks for event management at Stephens Auditorium, Fisher Theater and the Scheman Building through the duration of the current contract, which expires June 30, 2020. Center staff will continue to serve in their positions.