June 10, 2010
Announcements and news for ISU faculty and staff
Regents approve FY11 budget, salary policy
Meeting June 9 in Vinton, the state Board
of Regents gave final approval of the ISU budget for the year that
begins July 1. Board members had no questions for ISU leaders.
Cy struts his college pride
University Book Store staff developed the concept for a popular new
line of college-specific
Parking permit designed for occasional drivers to campus
ISU's parking division has a new
"scratch" permit option specially designed for faculty, staff and
retirees who seldom drive to campus.
Council closes the books on 2009-10
Professional and Scientific Council members wrapped up this year's
business at their June 3
meeting with bylaw changes and discussion about PTO concerns.
Ideas for Campustown redevelopment sought at June 17
If you have ideas about redeveloping the Campustown area, you're
invited to share them in a public input
session Thursday, June 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Memorial Union
South Ballroom. The session is part of the Ames City Council's
long-term goal to rejuvenate Campustown.
FPM staff recently celebrated a
gold level award in the Iowa Recognition for Performance
Excellence Program. FPM is just the third organization in the 10-year
history of the state program to receive the gold level award.
The following announcements were added this week:
-- Spruce up the creek, get a free sub, feel good at the annual
College Creek cleanup
-- Ride free during CyRide's Dump the Pump day on June 17
-- Mixed paper recycling requests due by 10 a.m. June 10
-- Reminder: Use online form for free computer/electronics recycling
-- Register now for June 17 MBA informational lunch
-- David Jiles,
director of the Wolfson Centre for Magnetics at Cardiff University,
United Kingdom, to Palmer Department Chair in Electrical and Computer
Spring grad makes USA Today academic first team
May graduate Nora
Tobin was one of 20 students nationwide named to the USA
Today All-USA College Academic first team.
Three campus units rewarded for green efforts
ISU Dining, the department of residence, and facilities planning and
management will pick up a couple of top
awards June 28 for protecting Iowa's natural resources.
Koll is nation's best
Cyclone distance runner Lisa Koll was awarded the Honda
Sports Award in track and field, recognizing her as the nation's
top college female athlete in the sport.
Hear from interim vice president for ISU Extension Jerry Miller in
this month's ISU
-- Retirement: Marie Mayer, information technology services, June 18
(2-4 p.m., west patio, Durham)
-- Retirement: Terry Dannatt, ISU economics, June 29 (2:30-4 p.m.,
-- Retirement: Michael Meetz, ISU veterinary diagnostic and
production animal medicine, June 29 (3-5 p.m., 2542 Veterinary
-- Retirement: Linda Reindl, University Teacher Education Program,
June 30 (2-4 p.m., LeBaron Lounge, program at 3 p.m.)
-- Farewell: Richard Barajas, multicultural student affairs, June 30
(2:30-4 p.m., Multicultural Center, MU)
-- Retirement: Ken Kirkland, Office of Intellectual Property and
Technology Transfer, June 30 (4-6 p.m., Alumni Center)
Details about these events are on the university
Dueling pianos to perform at Reiman rose festival
This year's Rose Festival at Reiman Gardens features a night of
entertainment with a performance by the Midnight Ivory
dueling pianos duo of Roxi Copland and Chris Ranallo. RSVP now for the June 19 performance.
ArtWalk stops at Molecular Biology
University Museums' June 16 ArtWalk will focus on Andrew Leicester's
in the Molecular Biology Building. Meet outside the building's south
entrance at noon for the one-hour tour.
More campus events
Talks, performances, athletic contests and other campus events are
listed on the
university calendar. Also, see the
Arts and Entertainment page.
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