Wintersteen at ISU4U Promise event
President Wendy Wintersteen helps first-grader Eyob Fanuel as he builds with cardboard during an ISU 4U Promise event at King Elementary School in May.

News and headlines

President Wintersteen named to World Food Prize Council of Advisors

The World Food Prize announced Aug. 15 the appointment of President Wintersteen to the Council to review, advise, and guide World Food Prize leadership.

President Wintersteen and campus leaders share excitement for Workday transformation

To learn more about Workday and how it will improve day-to-day operations at Iowa State University, log on to the WorkCyte website

FY18 external funding

Iowa State University set a new record in FY18 for external funding, reflecting ISU's role as a leader in academic and research excellence. 

U.S. Supreme Court ruling on travel ban

In a June 29 email to campus, President Wintersteen expressed care and concern for international students, scholars, and allies impacted by the Supreme Court's ruling and urged the Iowa State community to reach out with empathy and compassion to those affected.

Tuition set for the 2018-19 academic year

In a June 7 email to campus, President Wintersteen shared the Board of Regents decision regarding tuition rates for the 2018-19 academic year.




Forever True, For Iowa State

Iowa State University launched its largest-ever comprehensive campaign with a goal of raising $1.1 billion by 2020. See how this campaign will transform Iowa State for the 21st century and support the university's mission and vision as a leading land-grant institution.


President Wendy Wintersteen introduction

Iowa State's 16th President

In the News: Accession to the presidency

Read more about President Wintersteen's accession to the presidency in the Des Moines Register and Cedar Rapids Gazette.

President Wintersteen's Journey: From Curtiss to Beardshear

In a video produced by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, President Wintersteen shares thoughts on her Iowa State journey.

Wintersteen named president of Iowa State University

Dr. Wendy Wintersteen was named the 16th president of Iowa State University on Oct. 23, 2017, and officially assumed the office Nov. 20. Read her introductory email expressing her commitment to engaging the campus community and others in developing a plan to make Iowa State the best land-grant university in the nation.