Inside Iowa State for faculty and staff
June 16, 2016 
Inside news
Footnotes on 50 years
Senior vice president for business and finance Warren Madden shares a few stories and observations on a remarkable career.

Body cameras among campus safety initiatives
Body cameras for uniformed police officers, an app for summoning safety escorts and an expanded multicultural officer liaison program are among the safety initiatives underway on campus.

Tuition increase vote is set for July
The state Board of Regents will vote July 18 on a second tuition increase proposal for the 2016-17 school year. The board also received an update on four cases in the TIER efficiency initiative at its June 9 meeting.

Higher ed needs in Des Moines
The state Board of Regents received a final report June 9 from consultants it hired to do a higher education needs assessment of the Des Moines metro area.

More news
The following announcement was added this week:
  • Pammel Drive repair project to begin June 24

Around campus
Insects to help control insects
ISU entomologists are researching the introduction of a biological control -- in the form of a harmless wasp -- as a suppressant for soybean aphid populations.

Photo: Peek at new economic development facility
Board of Regents members and state and university officials got a first-look tour of the new Economic Development Core Facility on the south side of the ISU Research Park.

  • Shelby Doyle, architecture, as the inaugural holder of the Daniel J. Huberty Faculty Fellowship in Architecture, College of Design
  • GΓΌl Kremer, Pennsylvania State University and National Science Foundation, to the C.G. "Turk" and Joyce A. Therkildsen Department Chair in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, effective Aug. 16
Open houses and receptions
This week
  • Farewell: Maura Flaschner, admissions, June 17 (2-4 p.m., program at 2:30 p.m., MU Campanile Room)
Next week
  • Retirement: Warren Madden, business and finance, June 24 (4 p.m. program in Benton Auditorium, reception follows until 7 p.m. on second floor Scheman Building)
  • Retirement: Mandi Anderson, School of Education, June 29 (1-3 p.m. Lagomarcino north atrium)
  • Retirement: Phyllis Kendall, School of Education, June 30 (10 a.m.-noon, Lagomarcino north atrium)
  • Retirement: Gebre Tesfagiorgis, institutional research, June 30 (1-3 p.m., program at 1:30 p.m., 3150 Beardshear)
Details about these events are on the university calendar.

Upcoming seminars and conferences
Open forums
Director of student wellness finalists (2 of 4)
All forums are 11 a.m.-noon in the Memorial Union Gold Room:
  • Youmasu Siewe, University of Pittsburgh, June 16
  • Donna Schoenfeld, Northern Illinois University, June 22
Arts and events
Enjoy the roses
The Iowa Rose Society's annual show is Saturday, June 18, at Reiman Gardens.

More campus events
Talks, performances, athletic contests and other campus events are listed on the university calendar.

Professional development
Provost office programming
These opportunities are hosted by the the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, register with your ISU-sponsored membership.
  • Webinar, How to Win an NIH Grant, three-session series begins June 22 (Wednesdays, 1-2:30 p.m.)
  • Virtual bootcamp, Faculty Success Program, registration opens June 27 for the fall session (Aug.-Nov.), ISU faculty who participated in the past found it very helpful, automatically receive the discounted rate if signed into your NCFDD account when you register
University human resources programming
Register via Learn@ISU.
  • Class, Understanding FMLA (training for supervisors), July 15 (10-11 a.m.)
  • Class, Leadership at Any Level, five-part series begins Sept. 8 (9-11 a.m.)
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