News and Events

Boyles named faculty fellow for high impact practices

Nov 18, 2021

Jan Lauren Boyles, associate professor and director of graduate education in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, has been named faculty fellow in the office of the senior vice president and provost for a two-year term.


Directors of multicultural student success: Teamwork across the community

Nov 18, 2021

It's becoming common for universities to have college-level support staff for students of color. At Iowa State, the position has existed since the mid-1980s, thanks to the groundbreaking efforts of George Jackson, an influential campus advocate for underrepresented students.  

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Lisa Schulte Moore named a 2021 MacArthur Fellow

Sep 30, 2021

Lisa Schulte Moore, a professor of natural resource ecology and management at Iowa State University, has been named a 2021 MacArthur Fellow.

Syllabus statements are integrated into Canvas

Aug 19, 2021

In an effort to assure consistent syllabus messaging across campus and save instructors time, staff in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) worked with its vendor this summer to introduce a new feature in Canvas called syllabus statements.

Student support platform adding app and changing name

Aug 19, 2021

The software platform that students use to connect with academic advisors and student services staff has shifted to a mobile app starting this fall, making it even easier for students to seek out resources that help them succeed. The move coincides with renaming the system and adding several new features.  

VanDerZanden receives distinguished leadership award

Aug 19, 2021

Ann Marie VanDerZanden, associate provost for academic programs, received the 2021 Murray Brown Leadership Award from NACTA (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) at the group's 27th annual meeting in June.

Iowa State STEM outreach programs join forces to expand reach across state

Jul 15, 2021

The University's Forward Learning Experience, or FLEx program, is expanding across the state, thanks to a grant from the Iowa Space Grant Consortium. FLEx is a collaboration of the Program for Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE), the colleges of design and engineering, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Iowa State sets external funding record in FY2021

Jul 15, 2021

Iowa State attracted $559.1 million in external funding in FY2021, including $231 million in sponsored research funding, $155 million from federal sources.

ISU ADVANCE celebrates 15 years

Jul 15, 2021

Iowa State's ADVANCE program, created through a National Science Foundation grant in 2006, has been brought in-house and expanded to support faculty recruitment, retention, and advancement.

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.

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.

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.

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.