News and Events

Jason Keith is Iowa State's next provost

May 21, 2024

Jason Keith, dean of the James Worth Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University for the last 10 years, has been named Iowa State's next senior vice president and provost. He'll start in the leadership post on Aug. 1.

David Spalding to retire in 2025

May 09, 2024

David Spalding, Raisbeck Endowed Dean of the Ivy College of Business and vice president for economic development and industry relations (EDIR), will retire from Iowa State during the summer of 2025.


Congratulations, university award recipients

May 09, 2024

Eighty Iowa State faculty and staff -- 63 individuals and two teams -- are receiving one of the university's awards for 2024. 

ISU trio headed abroad after selection for prestigious Fulbright awards

Apr 24, 2024

Two Iowa State University students and one recent graduate will travel abroad after they were selected for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

American science association honors Iowa State innovators for advancing science

Apr 23, 2024

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is honoring five Iowa State University researchers for their individual contributions to physics, agriculture, chemistry and engineering.

Deans reappointed in Agriculture, Design, and Engineering colleges

Mar 28, 2024

Deans Daniel Robison, Luis Rico-Gutierrez and Sam Easterling have been appointed to new five-year terms to lead the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), College of Design and College of Engineering, respectively.


Call for nominations for the Emerging Leaders Academy

Feb 01, 2024

The office of the senior vice president and provost seeks nominations by March 1 for the 2024-25 cohort of the Emerging Leaders Academy.

Search begins for next senior vice president and provost

Jan 26, 2024

Iowa State has launched a national search for the next senior vice president and provost. Jonathan Wickert announced last week his plans to move to the faculty in the department of mechanical engineering this summer.

Robert C. Brown elected to National Academy of Inventors

Dec 13, 2023

Robert C. Brown, who has many inventions involving the thermochemical conversion of biomass to biofuels and biochemicals, is Iowa State's ninth fellow elected to the National Academy of Inventors. 

Iowa State launches reaccreditation process

Dec 08, 2023

Iowa State has begun its once-a-decade institutional reaccreditation process through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).


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Jodi Sterle and Sara Marcketti honored on 2024 Women Impacting ISU calendar

Dec 06, 2023

Jodi Sterle, Harman Endowed Professor in Teaching and Learning and associate department chair for teaching in the Department of Animal Science and Sara Marcketti, assistant provost, executive director for the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT), and Morrill Professor in the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management are two of the faculty members chosen to be on the 2024 Women Impacting ISU calendar.

Benjamin Withers named dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Nov 17, 2023

Benjamin Withers from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, has been named dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor of history.


Ames National Laboratory director finalists to visit campus

Sep 29, 2023

Two finalists have been identified in the search for the next director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames National Laboratory. 

Grooms reappointed as Veterinary Medicine Dean

Sep 29, 2023

Dan Grooms, Stephen G. Juelsgaard Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been appointed to a second five-year term, beginning Oct. 1.

Getting good miles from a Fulbright experience

Sep 21, 2023

On Ken Tsai and Ching-Hui (Joan) Su's "cool things I gotta do this year" list is to develop the content for a second annual international and interdisciplinary summer school next May.

Message to Faculty: Cancellation of classes due to Power Plant fire

Aug 24, 2023

As you know from today’s ISU Alert, a fire at Iowa State’s power plant has disrupted cooling capabilities on the university’s main campus, resulting in the cancellation of in-person classes for the remainder of Thursday, August 24, and all of Friday, August 25.

College of Veterinary Medicine courses and operations will continue as scheduled since their cooling systems are unaffected.

Support for AI and teaching

Aug 24, 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) quickly is becoming ubiquitous in our personal and professional lives, including higher education. That's why, over the last year, Iowa State has added several programs that support faculty in response to the technology and its impact on teaching courses and student learning.


CELT offers two new learning communities for faculty

Aug 24, 2023

Much like helping students adapt at the start of a new academic year, the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) is putting the focus on instructors with two new faculty learning communities.

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Spalding reappointed as Business dean

Aug 17, 2023

David Spalding, Raisbeck Endowed Dean of the Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business, was appointed to a new five-year term, beginning July 1.