The Inside team observed and talked to university staff who, summer after summer, work full days and put personal plans on hold for a month to make new student orientation a reassuring, personalized and fruitful experience. We'll share those stories June 13 in a special edition of Inside Iowa State.
The new app in Workday, currently available for faculty, merit, postdoc and professional and scientific employees, illustrates the value of an employee's total rewards package.
Eighty-three percent of students who responded indicated they were somewhat to strongly satisfied with their online learning experience. Seven percent somewhat disagreed that they were satisfied but no student strongly disagreed. The results are being used to improve the experience for online learners.
The state Board of Regents' June 13-14 meeting also includes performance evaluations for university heads and review of a list of eligible undergrad majors for a new high-demand jobs state grant program.
Wendy Kisch, director of operations for the Student Innovation Center, has been appointed interim associate vice president for facilities planning and management, following the departure of Paul Fuligni. Her appointment begins July 1.
Finding ways to reach those on campus, in the community and throughout the world can be challenging when most people have significant demands of their time. Podcasts produced across campus provide a valuable source of information that can be accessed at anyone's convenience.
Open to all and fully stocked with nonperishable food, personal care items, parenting supplies, donated books and more, the room provides a new avenue for students, employees and anyone who needs it to give and receive.
Outgoing members were celebrated and new and reelected councillors welcomed as Council reflected on the past year. Terms for new members and executive officers begin July 1.