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Inside Iowa State
Sept. 12, 1997

Retention and recruitment
16 P&S projects awarded funds

by Anne Dolan

Sixteen projects aimed at enhancing the student experience at Iowa State have received funding in the fourth year of a recruitment and retention effort. The program is driven by a committee of the Professional and Scientific Council and funded with a $25,000 grant fund from the President's Office.

Forty-seven proposals, seeking more than $237,000, were submitted by P&S staff last month. A peer committee evaluated all proposals. Of the 16 proposals to receive funding, nine were fully funded, six were funded at about 50 percent of the request, and one received about 30 percent. The awards range from $803 to $2,500.

Through projects this year, P&S staff will:

A list of all 16 funded projects will be available at the P&S Council Web site later this fall.

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