Set to be Cyclones

The return of on-campus orientation tours has been an especially welcome sight this month. 

Employees with satisfactory reviews to receive 2.1% salary increase

The increase includes merit staff, who will receive 1.1% increases consistent with the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement and an additional 1% is for satisfactory performance.

What to think about when returning from remote work

Employees who have worked from home during the pandemic may need to reacclimate to some of the basics of daily life on campus when they return by July 1. Here's a primer.

Voices: Employees who worked on campus the past year

Inside asked several employees who worked all or much of their time on campus over the last year to share a few insights with their colleagues who are preparing to return.

Regents will begin tuition discussion yet this month

Due to the late adjournment of the Iowa Legislature, 2021-22 tuition rates didn't make it onto the state Board of Regents' June 3 agenda. At a special meeting later this month, regents will have a first reading of fall tuition rates.

Single beverage contract for campus goes to Pepsi

Procurement sought one contract for ISU Dining and the athletics department to leverage the higher volume and reduce costs.

Policy change provides paid time off when donating blood

Faculty and staff who volunteer as blood donors have a new option to take paid time off to accomplish their good deed during regularly scheduled work hours. 

Central finance assignments adjusted for greater synergy

The retirement this month of the associate VP for central finance and university treasurer will move duties to other finance leaders.

With pandemic fading, emergency managers looking forward

The Professional and Scientific Council received an update on emergency management's post-pandemic plans at the council's June 3 meeting. 

Alliance members exceed 10-year goal in six years

Since implementing the UIA Completion Grant program in 2017, Iowa State has issued more than $385,000 in grants to 661 students -- an average just under $585.