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May 18, 2006

Budget: Number crunching

A Q&A about new state dollars in ISU's next budget: how much and what it's for.

Pay hike policies set

FY07 salary increases for faculty and P&S staff will average at least 2.5 percent. President Geoffroy encourages unit leaders to reallocate funds to bring the average increase up to 3 percent.

Meat Lab store

Fire up the grill

Meat Lab retail store is one of ISU's best-kept secrets.

Council urges 3.2 percent

P&S Council recommends minimum 3.2 percent, cost-of-living pay increase for satisfactory performance.

Board will eye revenue options

Additional student tuition or surcharge is possible for fall; regents will discuss revenue options next month.

Tom Sutherland

"It kept me going"

Back for Alumni Days, former Lebanon hostage Tom Sutherland recalls what the "bong bong bong" of the campanile meant to him during his captivity.


  • Take ISU Card on Occupational Medicine visits
  • Reports on confidential hotline released
  • New room, floor numbers at MU
  • MU ramp updates online
  • Annual fire safety training required
  • More announcements
Doug Wood

Doug Wood

This Wood is strength tested

Doug Wood, a former Cyclone All-American gymnast, sought perfection on the rings and in engineering.

Dairy farm visit

Darin Dykstra and President Geoffroy at the Dykstra dairy.

Northwest trek

ISU officials met with business and community leaders in a recent visit to NW Iowa.

Provost update

Susan Carlson is interim provost, 18-member search committee is named.


305 Carver Hall

Classroom updates

Four-year project to upgrade 75 percent of ISU classrooms enters its final stage.

Tech CYte opens on June 1

ITS and UBS launch joint retail venture.

Dining changes for May 22-26

Some dining services will be altered May 22-26 to accommodate Odyssey of Mind visitors.

Shelley Rouse

Summer pursuits

Iowa Staters will perform in South Africa, study the red squirrel, chase wind storms and hang out with chimpanzees in summer scholarly pursuits.


Summer school students

Back in class

The first session of summer classes began Monday, May 15, and runs through Friday, July 7.



Tess Balsley, Joel Coats, Bob Elbert, Levon Esters, Tahira Hira.


Distinguished and University Professors.

P&T for 75

Tenure and/or promotions approved by regents.

Farewell receptions

Ben Allen, Ricki Shine.