News and Events

Hilary Seo named dean of library services

May 06, 2021

Hilary Seo has been named dean of library services, effective May 10. Seo, the library's associate dean of curation services, has served as interim dean since July 2019.


Library finalists to visit campus in March, April

Mar 18, 2021

Five finalists have been identified in the search for Iowa State’s next dean of library services. Each will visit campus in March and April.

Iowa State named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars

Feb 26, 2021

Iowa State University is among the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most Fulbright U.S. Scholars for 2020-21, as announced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Leaders announced for Workday Student, Receivables project

Feb 25, 2021

Vice president and chief information officer Kristen Constant and agricultural and biosystems engineering chair Steve Mickelson --in a new role--will lead Iowa State's implementation of Workday Student and Workday Receivables.

Three ISU leaders selected for program to diversify university presidencies

Feb 25, 2021

Three Iowa State leaders will participate over the next year in a nationally renowned program designed to diversity the loftiest ranks of higher education administration by preparing qualified individuals from underrepresented populations to be presidents and chancellors.

ASEE awards Iowa State University College of Engineering its highest diversity program recognition

Feb 03, 2021

The Iowa State University College of Engineering has received the highest honor possible from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) for its commitment to diversity and places the college among the nation's leaders in inclusive excellence.

Call for nominations for the 2021-2022 cohort of the Emerging Leaders Academy

Feb 02, 2021

The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost (SVPP) is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the 2021-2022 cohort of the Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA).  

Faculty asked to complete two surveys this semester

Jan 28, 2021

Iowa State faculty will be asked to share their work experience and typical weekly schedule through two surveys they'll receive during the next two months.

Campanile in winter

SVPP hours

Nov 20, 2020

Hours of operation for November 23, 2020 to January 18, 2021

Required syllabus statement on free expression

Nov 11, 2020

Iowa State has created a new, required syllabus statement that affirms the university's commitment to students' freedom of expression.

Search for library dean begins

Oct 15, 2020

Iowa State is launching the search for its next dean of the University Library, including the selection of a search committee and co-chairs.

Peter K. Dorhout named VPR

Sep 24, 2020

Peter K. Dorhout from Kansas State University has been named Iowa State's next vice president for research. Dorhout, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and former president of the American Chemical Society, will begin his tenure in Ames by Jan. 25, 2021.

FY2020 Academic Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Report

Sep 23, 2020

The FY2020 report highlights numerous initiatives taking place in the colleges, departments, and academic support units – including the University Library, VPR, Extension and Outreach, Enrollment Management, and the Ames Laboratory – as well as collaborations with colleagues across campus.

36 faculty honored for teaching innovations during the spring semester

Sep 17, 2020

The awards, which includes a one-time $1,000 award, recognize the extraordinary efforts of Iowa State faculty to  quickly and successfully pivot to virtual instruction during the spring. Funding for the program was provided by an anonymous donor to support faculty excellence.