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April 3, 2009

Budget update

Budget planners await firm numbers.

Drawing of proposed State Gym addition

Drawing of proposed State Gym addition

Rec project gets 'shovel-ready'

$52.8 million recreation facilities expansion and renovation project moves forward, with regents' approval.

Retirement option details online

Details about the new retirement incentive option program and an application form can be found on the human resource services web site.

Sharon Quisenberry


Sharron Quisenberry became vice president for research an economic development on April 1.

Veenker view from No. 2 tee

Veenker facelift

An improved Veenker golf course will make April debut.


  • New tables may increase tax liability for some
  • Honors poster presentation
  • Reecy to lead biotech office
  • Many First Amendment Day activities
  • Educational technology symposium
  • Summit for academic advisers
  • Women's club lunch
  • Teaching a world language
  • TIAA-CREF investment seminars
  • Daawat fund-raiser for India
  • Working group on STEM issues
  • More announcements
Mark Engelbrecht



For 15-year Design dean Mark Engelbrecht, it's all about community.

Associate professors less satisfied

Faculty survey: Less job satisfaction among associate professors.

Two ISU dining chefs at work

ISU Dining chefs Phillips (left) and Arthur

Advice from the pros

ISU chefs Everett Phillips and Jeffrey Arthur helped launch a "Healthy Eats at the MU" series.

Green tip of the week

Good things don't always come in small packages.

Where's Bob?

Where's Bob?

Where did university photographer Bob Elbert find these towering tubes?

Ride free

CyRide will test free-fare service over summer months.

More regents coverage

Proposed parking permit and student room and board increases, and financing for east-side improvements at the football stadium were on the March 19 agenda.

Arts & Events

Scene from 'Gypsy'

Stars Over Veishea's Gypsy

Veishea week

Veishea Week (April 13-19) is packed with shows, activities.

Beej's art

In residence

Printmaker, multimedia artist Beej is artist-in-residence April 13-17.



  • Welcome: Sharron Quisenberry. Thanks: Ted Okiishi
  • Retirement: Kathy Shelley
  • Welcome: Chris Fowler
  • Celebrate: Mary Swander
  • Farewell: Symone Simmons