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Inside Iowa State, a newspaper for faculty and staff, is published by the Office of University Relations.

Dec. 10, 2004

Senate approves college combination

The Faculty Senate on Dec. 7 approved a proposal to combine the colleges of Education and Family and Consumer Sciences.

Reflections on policy for non-tenure-eligible faculty

Some like the policy for non-tenure-eligible faculty. Others say there's room to improve.

Mark Engelbrecht
Ann Marie Fiore
David Swenson

Predictions for 2005

Low carbs will be out. Foods with a story will be in. ISU experts offer these predictions and more for 2005.

Consultant: Consolidate radio

A consultant will recommend a merger of public radio operations at the three regent universities.

Commencement Dec. 17-18

An estimated 1,749 students will receive degrees from Iowa State next weekend.

New name for MSA

"Multicultural Student Affairs" is the new name for the former Office of Minority Student Affairs.

P&S Council supports proposal

P&S Council recently endorsed the proposal to combine the Education and FCS colleges.

Four clocks

Where's Bob

Do you know where photographer Bob Elbert found this timely spot?

Veishea recommendations

Two groups created in the wake of Veishea disturbances have submitted reports.

Memorial Union holiday lights

Holiday lights

The Memorial Union has been aglow since Dec. 1, courtesy of the student-lead Winterfest.

Science meets civics

ISU students are part of a pilot project that combines science education with civic challenges.

Network interruptions possible Jan. 3

There's a slight chance of interruptions on part of the campus network Jan. 3.

Tasheed Carr

A good start

Promising newcomers have helped the Cyclone basketball team to a 4-1 start.


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  • Study Abroad to train program directors
  • Medical flex deadline extended
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Learning communities yield good results

Students in ISU learning communities have higher retention and graduation rates than their classmates.

On Regents agenda

Regents to consider universities' consolidation proposals.

Arts and Events

Independence Bowl logo

Going bowling

The Cyclone football team will face Miami University (Ohio) in the Dec. 28 Independence Bowl.

The ISU connection

Many Iowa Staters play in the Des Moines Symphony.



Joyce Hanson, Eric Hoiberg.


Michelle King, Laura Doering, Chris Ahoy, L.K. Doraiswamy, Richard Seagrave, Kris Phelps, Margaret Graham, Dorothy Winsor, Helen Ewald, Robert Vann, Cornelia Flora, Corly Brooke, Pam Milloy, Jim Twetten, Steve Fales, Jeff Wolt, Palle Pedersen, Alfred Blackmer, and the animal science equine program.