Office of the President

President Leath is joined by university leaders, the Board of Regents, state legislators and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds to mark the official grand opening of Iowa State's Economic Development Core Facility at the ISU Research Park. June 9, 2016

News from the Office of the President

Additional news and notes from President Leath can be found under the Messages tab

Diversity and inclusion efforts across academic units

The Division of Academic Affairs reports new efforts and progress to promote diversity and inclusion.

Principles of the Iowa State Community

In an Aug. 22 email to campus, President Leath reintroduced the Principles of the Iowa State Community.

Regents set tuition rates for 2016-2017 academic year

New tuition rates include Board of Regents-approved tuition increases to take effect fall 2016. 

Iowa State's new strategic plan approved

The Iowa Board of Regents at its July 18 meeting unanimously approved Iowa State's new FY17-FY22 strategic plan.

New record for external, research funding

Iowa State attracted a record $425.8 million in external funding in FY16 and increased research funding by 12%.

Best college in the state 

Money names Iowa State University the best college in Iowa. 

Innovation and Economic Prosperity University

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) designates Iowa State an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University, noting that "economic development is in the DNA of ISU." 


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