Two female community advisers sort apartment keys

Preparing for students on campus

The residence department is one of many whose staff are putting in extra hours to prepare for the start of fall semester. Move-in for students living in university housing is spread over two weeks, Aug. 3-16. 

New budget reflects $41 million revenue swing

Iowa State's general fund operating budget for the new fiscal year is $41.2 million -- or 5.6% -- leaner than a year ago. Anticipated tuition losses make up a majority of the reduction.

Sharron Evans head shot

Sharron Evans


Sharron Evans began serving as Iowa State's associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students May 18, safely arriving on campus earlier this month. 

Returning to campus next week? Read this

To recap the onslaught of plans made this summer, Inside summarized some of the need-to-know essentials for employees returning to their campus workplaces next week.

Travel policy change offers per diem rates for meals

Policy changes set to go into effect Aug. 1 will allow faculty and staff traveling on university business to be reimbursed for meals and incidental purchases at a set rate without submitting receipts.

Retirement incentive plan clears regents

With the state Board of Regents' approval Wednesday afternoon, the window for Iowa State's retirement incentive plan will open Monday, Aug. 3. Eligible employees have until March 1, 2021, to express their interest and until June 30 to retire from the university.