Iowa State welcomes the state's largest freshman class (5,597) as part of its fall enrollment total (33,391). The class of 2023 set records for average high school rank, average GPA and top 10 percent ranking in their class.
As part of a $55 million plan to provide modern instructional and research space for the College of Human Sciences, LeBaron Hall would be replaced with a new building that's 70% larger.
In her first state of the university address, President Wendy Wintersteen celebrated Iowa State's accomplishments and looked ahead to its coming challenges and opportunities. In a speech highlighting a wide range of topics, she emphasized innovation as an essential institutional initiative.
In a presentation last week to the Professional and Scientific Council, top administrators overseeing the shift to Workday and service delivery teams outlined plans for improving the systems.
To give the campus community ample time to adjust to Workday and improved service delivery, leaders haven't set an implementation timeline for the new classification and compensation structure for P&S employees.
A review of the faculty investigation process and a Workday update were part of the first Faculty Senate meeting of the new academic year.
The half-time administrative appointment in the provost's office is for two academic years. Tenured faculty are invited to apply by Oct. 1.
During the fiscal year that ended June 30, the ISU Foundation raised $182 million to support students, faculty, facilities and programs. It was the third-largest fundraising year in the foundation's history.