Busy campus near Beardshear Hall

Sept. 8

Fall enrollment nears 30,000

Iowa State's record fall enrollment of 29,887 marks five consecutive years of growth and includes all-time high numbers of new (direct from high school) and transfer students. Within the largest freshman class ever -- 5,048 -- 61.5 percent are Iowans.

Sept. 9

32 candidates for ISU presidency

Thirty-two candidates are seeking the Iowa State presidential post. It's an outstanding and diverse pool of candidates, a search firm executive told the presidential search committee during its Sept. 9 meeting.

Sept. 8

Dates set for presidential candidate forums

Although no finalists have been selected in the search for Iowa State's next president, the search committee is releasing a tentative schedule for the finalist open forums that will be held on campus later this month.

Sept. 8

Peterson named interim director of Harkin Institute

David Peterson, associate professor of political science, will serve as interim director of Iowa State's Harkin Institute of Public Policy.

Sept. 8

Flu shots for employees available beginning Oct. 10

Iowa State is offering employees flu shots at no cost Oct. 10-28. You're encouraged to get a shot as soon as possible.

Sept. 8

Participants sought for 2012 Emerging Leaders Academy

The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost is asking the campus community to nominate outstanding leaders to participate in the 2012 Emerging Leaders Academy. Candidates must be tenured faculty or professional and scientific staff at level P35 or higher.

Sept. 8

Changes under way in research support services

Changes being made in the Office for Responsible Research should improve and simplify the processes that support ISU's research enterprise. Staff members incorporated suggestions from listening sessions held with campus researchers.