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June 15, 2017
Inside news
Iowa Staters talk about their next president
Members of the campus and Ames communities used four public sessions to share ideas on what Iowa State needs in its next leader.

Regents adjust tuition upward for second summer
Other business: Phased retirement and nursing degree proposals received first look; FY18 salary policy got a green light and tuition task force held its first meeting.

More tips for completing the P&S job profile tool
For professional and scientific staff who haven't completed the tool yet, university human resources shares more helpful information about the purpose of the tool.

More news
The following announcements were added this week:
  • Training sessions highlight changes to merit employee system
  • Find out what's new with WorkCyte
  • Nine volunteer slots are still open at university's state fair exhibit
  • Faculty contributions sought for museum initiative

Around campus
Progress at Friley Windows
Appliances and food service equipment are being installed at Friley Hall's new 
Windows dining center, which is scheduled to open this fall.

Funding will add research equipment
Biotechnology and biomedical sciences researchers will add cutting-edge equipment to their labs, thanks to more than $640,000 in funding from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust.
Formula team tunes up for final race
ISU's formula racing team tackled problems encountered in a preliminary competition and is headed to its final race June 21-24 in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Open houses and receptions
Next week
  • Retirement: Shirley Huck, Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology, June 22 (2-4 p.m., 115 Office and Lab)
  • Retirement: Dave Holger, Graduate College and senior vice president and provost's office, June 30 (2-4 p.m., remarks at 2:30 p.m., Beardshear first floor atrium)
  • Retirement: Diane Wright, IT services, June 30 (no public event)
Details about these events are on the university calendar.

Arts and events
Cyclone artists in Des Moines
Seven Iowa Staters were invited to participate in the Des Moines Arts Festival, June 23-25.
Roses at Reiman
The annual Rose Fest at Reiman Gardens features activities and the Iowa Rose Society's juried rose show on Saturday, June 17 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.). Gardens admission is $8 ($7 for seniors, $4 for kids and free for members, ISU students and children 3 and younger).

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

Professional development
CELT programming
Register via Learn@ISU.
University human resources programming
Register via Learn@ISU.
  • Merit Employee Changes: Workshop for Supervisors, offered 8 times June 16-29
  • Merit Employee Changes: Time Entry Staff Workshop, offered 4 times June 29-July 7
Fall leadership development opportunities are available now to ISU employees. Your colleagues already are registering for classes like:
  • 12+ Supervisory Leadership, 17-part series, cohort 1 begins Sept. 13 (9 a.m.-noon), cohort 2 begins Sept. 19 (9 a.m.-noon)
  • Leadership at Any Level, five-part series, begins Sept. 12 (9-11 a.m.)
  • Tools for Managing Workplace Conflict, three-part series, begins Nov. 13 (9-11 a.m.)
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