Iowa State will take action in several ways to help address the critical shortage of affordable quality child care that employee and student parents face, including repurposing a little-used space to increase infant and toddler care on campus and seeking off-campus partners to boost access throughout the community.
With the Nov. 3 general election nearing and the Iowa legislative session starting in the spring, it's a good time for faculty and staff to review how constitutional protections, state law and university policies relate to politics.
Senior vice president and provost Jonathan Wickert spoke about President Donald Trump's executive order on diversity and inclusion training at Faculty Senate. He said any planned training that falls under the executive order would be reviewed and adjusted only if necessary.
Recreation services worked to find safe ways during a pandemic to continue many programs and new delivery methods for others. Options and interest remain high as people look for an outlet to socialize safely.
Finalized last winter, the statement recognizes the history of the land on which the university sits and acknowledges the contributions of native people who lived on and cared for it previously.
A 15-member committee will work with a search firm to identify candidates, and members of the campus community are invited to submit nominations.
Though its primary focus remains students, the Writing and Media Center has branched out to provide services for faculty, staff and community members. The outreach reflects a land-grant philosophy and ultimately benefits students who work with and for the center.