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Campus tour for a worldwide audience

The staff of "The College Tour" television series was on campus Oct. 4-12 to film an upcoming episode about Iowa State. One school at a time, the program offers an inside look at what it's like to be a student at that college or university.

Winter session tweaked for year two of pilot

Registration opens Oct. 20 for a four-week winter session that will run Dec. 20-Jan. 14. Continuing undergraduates will choose this year from approximately 55 courses, more than half in upper levels. 

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Charles Small appointed to interim VP post

The senior associate athletics director for student services, Small will serve as interim vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion until the national search, currently underway, is completed.

WorkFlex addresses longstanding P&S Council goal

For several years, the Professional and Scientific Council has advocated for greater flexibility in when and where staff can do their jobs. With the WorkFlex program, the council's longstanding aim will become reality in January.

Faculty Senate continues discussion on U.S. diversity requirement

In May, the Faculty Senate voted on four learning outcomes for the U.S. diversity course requirement and their intent that students achieve all four. An amendment in July supported by the executive board would require only three of the four outcomes, prompting a motion at this week's meeting to rescind that change.

Reminders on flexible spending accounts

As the end of 2021 approaches and before open enrollment for 2022 begins, a few reminders and updates on employee flexible spending accounts.

Give your DOB for a free T-shirt? Be skeptical

October is cybersecurity awareness month and the Center for Cybersecurity Innovation and Outreach is working to better educate people on campus about how they can protect themselves from scammers looking to steal sensitive information.

What we learned: Year one of the new P&S classification/compensation system

Members of the project team provide an update on adjustments made, insights gained, in the 12 months since implementation.