August's arrival means the window for summer construction projects will close soon. Here's an update on a few.
The first systemwide market review of job profiles since the P&S classification and compensation system launched moved 178 profiles -- roughly 30% of those in the system -- to a higher pay grade. The moves increase the earning potential for about one-third of ISU's 3,400 P&S employees.
This spring, Iowa State began a two-year process to convert its last two coal boilers to burn natural gas. Here's an update on the university's migration to renewable fuels.
Most of the $25.4 million in new revenue in the FY23 operating budget comes from increased tuition ($21.8 million). Additional state appropriations ($2.1 million) and additional recovery of research-related indirect costs ($1.5 million) are the other two pieces.
About 140 faculty and staff are volunteering their time during one of the busiest weekends of the year to welcome students to campus in the inaugural Cyclone Welcome Weekend -- healthy, community-building activities for students before classes begin.
Senior associate director Chad Olson will serve as director of student financial aid operations until next summer, when executive director Roberta Johnson plans to retire from Iowa State.
Combined with an increase to the mandatory student fee, most students will see between a 4.5% and 5% increase this year for their tuition and fees.