Campus came alive Monday morning, with faculty, staff and students -- more than 29,000 of them -- back to begin the academic year.
Iowa State will welcome new leaders to several key positions in the next 10 months, and search committees either continued or started their work over the summer. Read a brief update on the status of five leadership posts.
Additional professional development opportunities, a budget model review and new awards for professional and scientific staff are a few P&S Council priorities outlined by council president Dan Burden.
Due to a delay in the delivery of construction materials, the remodeled State Gym and its 94,000 square-foot addition will not open until spring semester, prompting university officials to credit a portion of student fees this semester.
Senate president Steve Freeman said the presidential search, academic restructuring and the need for more faculty to meet the demands of increased enrollment numbers will be among the group's top issues this year.
ISU's most successful fund-raising effort -- "Campaign Iowa State" -- brought in more than $867 million in gifts and commitments. Campaign funds will go toward scholarships, faculty positions, academic programs, building projects and more.
Behind the scenes of MythBusters
The fall lectures lineup offers a variety of topics. Here's a look at the highlights.
The former SUB film series acquired a new home (and a concession stand).