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May 31, 2018
Inside news
FY19 salaries set for 1 percent increase across the board
Iowa State employees with satisfactory performance reviews will receive at least a 1 percent raise in fiscal year 2019.

Tuition decision expected next week
When the state Board of Regents meets in Cedar Falls, it also will vote on an admissions index proposal, plans for a Gerdin addition and Memorial Union upstairs renovation, and several new degree programs.

P&S class/comp implementation will wait for Workday
It's practical and efficient to wait for Workday pieces to go live before implementing outcomes of a year-plus review of the P&S classification and compensation system.

Getting to AccessPlus just became easier
Instead of requiring an employee ID number and password, AccessPlus is one click away for Okta users who have enabled multifactor authentication.

More news
The following announcements were added this week:
  • P&S Council installs new members for 2018-19
  • It's a Cyclone state!
  • Grant covers NFO films digitization effort
  • Highway 69 commuters: South Ames closure coming
  • CyRide turn-around going in near Towers

Around campus
Women are motivated to seek public office
Experts from the Catt Center for Women in Politics are "cautiously optimistic" the state will see growth in the number of women in the Legislature, based on an analysis of possible outcomes for the June 5 primary.

  • Chad Gasta (world languages and cultures), Heimir Geirsson (philosophy and world studies) and Frank Krennrich (physics and astronomy), reappointed to second five-year terms as department chairs 
Open houses and receptions
This week
  • Retirement: Mike Chaplin, ISU Catering, May 31 (10-11:30 a.m., MU Gold Room)
  • Retirement: Trish Stauble, bioinformatics and computational biology, May 31 (10 a.m.-noon, program at 10:30 a.m., 1414 Molecular Biology Building)
  • Retirement: Marian Graves and Arlys Udelhoven, custodial services (Team 5), facilities planning and management, June 1 (10-11:30 a.m., program at 10:30 a.m., 1004 Extension 4-H Youth Building)
  • Retirement: Judy Juhl, research and demonstration farms, June 1 (no public event)
  • Retirement: Mick (Mickey) Osborn, plant services, facilities planning and management, June 1 (no public event)
  • Retirement: Mike Wilson, IT services, June 1 (no public event)
Next week
  • Retirement: Nancy Lahner, Sloss Women's Center, June 4 (no public event)
  • Retirement: John Rose, IT services, June 7 (no public event)
  • Retirement: Richard (Rick) Tjernagel, building maintenance services, facilities planning and management, June 8 (no public event)
  • Retirement: Mike Vande Voort, dean of students office, June 8 (no public event)
  • Open house: Dairy Month Celebration at the ISU Dairy Farm, June 8 (6-11 a.m., 52470 260 St.)
  • Retirement: Susan Posch, Study Abroad Center, June 15 (9:30-11:30 am., 3224 Memorial Union)
  • Open house: Reiman Gardens, June 15 (noon-6 p.m. free admission for current ISU employees)
  • Closing reception: Exhibition by Des Moines artist Michele Baggenstoss, June 15 (5-7 p.m., Garden Room, Reiman Gardens), admission rates apply
Details about these events are on the university calendar.

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