As if on cue, many campus trees adopted their fall colors this week to add to the spirit of Homecoming.
Starting Nov. 1, faculty and staff will have their first chance since the Workday launch to make annual benefit changes. Employees should review all their choices because the new platform isn't the only difference this year.
The back half of a two-part salary increase approved this summer kicked in Oct. 1, so eligible faculty, professional and scientific staff, post docs and contract employees should see a larger paycheck Oct. 31.
Iowa State doesn't cancel classes for the Iowa presidential caucus, but students who want to participate are encouraged to speak with their instructors to determine if they may be excused to attend.
The alliance also helps STEM faculty at member universities train in inclusive teaching practices.