Initiatives

Course Content Affordability 

Several units across campus – including the University Library, University Bookstore, Information Technology, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, and Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost – are working to make course materials more affordable for Iowa State’s students.

Faculty Climate Workgroup 

The Faculty Experience Workgroup – led jointly by the Faculty Senate and the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost – will identify and take action on 3-5 issues of concern, identified by faculty, in response to recent results from the Campus Climate Survey.

Term Faculty Implementation 

New titles for term faculty have been approved by the Faculty Senate, provost and president, and will become effective July 1, 2019.

New Student Onboarding

Created in December 2016, the New Student Onboarding Task Force, led jointly by the Division of Student Affairs and Division of Academic Affairs, is reviewing the onboarding process and will recommend changes for improvement.