Structural steel work is nearly complete on the addition to the Gerdin Business Building on central campus.
The moves align Iowa State's organizational structure with best practices at most of its peer institutions and the other Iowa regent universities.
Senators learn about ways the research landscape is changing locally and around the world. They also received an update on improved service delivery and passed a resolution in support of the University Library's journal negotiations.
Iowa State employees can now take advantage of a group discount to purchase voluntary individual disability income insurance to supplement their ISU-provided long-term disability coverage.
Among ISU respondents in a national student survey on sexual assault and misconduct, 16.5% of ISU female victims and virtually no male victims contacted a university or community resource about their experience. Inversely, more than 75% of students perceived it was very or extremely likely the university would take a report of sexual assault or misconduct seriously.