INSIDE IOWA STATE
June 29, 2001
Recruitment and retention grant funding returns
A $30,000 competitive grant fund for projects that focus on recruiting and
retaining ISU students has been renewed for the 2001-02 academic year. Since
fall 1994, the grant program has been funded by the presidents office and
administered by a committee of the Professional and Scientific Council.
Information on a fall deadline for grant proposals will be announced later
P&S tuition reimbursement fund continues
A fund that reimburses Professional and Scientific staff members for
college-level course tuition has been set at $125,000 for FY 2002. The fund
typically covers up to three credits (at ISU tuition rates) per semester,
per P&S employee. For more information, visit this Web site,
Business college names interim associate dean
Gary Koppenhaver, associate professor of finance, will serve as an interim
associate dean in the College of Business for the 2001-02 academic year. His
responsibilities will include budget planning and management, supervision of
computer labs and management of facilities. James McElroy, professor of
management, will continue in a two-year associate dean appointment that
began last September. McElroy oversees undergraduate and graduate programs,
research and career services. They join interim dean Labh Hira. Business
dean Benjamin Allen is serving as interim vice president for external
affairs for a year.
Hall appointed to council term
Vi Hall, audit assistant in the internal audit office, has been appointed to
a one-year term on the Professional and Scientific Council to fill a council
vacancy in the external affairs area.
Registration open for nature camp for adults
An Adult Nature Weekend at the Iowa Lakeside Laboratory on West Okoboji
Lake, Milford, will be held Aug. 17-19. The education camp is for adults who
are interested in nature. The weekend includes several lectures and outdoor
sessions and hikes. The fee is $175 and includes lodging and meals.
Registrations are due July 27. To register or for more information, contact
Sue Sprong, 131 Bessey, 4-2488,
Ames, Iowa 50011, (515) 294-4111
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