The university will reduce its services for the week of Dec. 23-27. Including two weekends and two university holidays (Dec. 24-25), employees who choose to use three days of paid leave can assemble a nine-day break.
A playable one-fifth scale model of ISU's campanile and carillon designed and built by students was unveiled during homecoming. It will be used for special events, performances and educational outreach.
The names of the four candidates will be shared one business day before their visits, which will include an open forum and meetings with faculty, staff and stakeholders.
Three drop-in open house sessions are planned Nov. 6-7 to collect input on how the university community uses its buildings and spaces. The information will be used to develop a strategic facilities plan.
Weather permitting, the Jack Trice statue will be installed north of Beardshear Hall by late November.
The first five faculty learning communities are working through the academic year on research topics of their choosing. The Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities guides the new program that aims for interdisciplinary collaboration.
With some initiatives in motion from the first round of submissions, more ideas and solutions for improving the Iowa State experience are encouraged.