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Committee to Establish Principles on Renaming
In a June 11 campus message, President Wintersteen announced plans to name a university committee to establish principles on renaming.
Iowa State helping Iowans during the COVID-19 pandemic
In an editorial published April 27 in the Des Moines Register, President Wintersteen writes about the many ways Iowa State University is helping to respond to Iowans' needs with our core strengths — innovation, science-based extension and outreach, and education.
President Wintersteen helps lead national discussion on public higher education
President Wintersteen was a featured panelist at the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities national meeting. She was joined by four other university presidents and chancellors from California, New Jersey, and Maryland for a discussion on how public universities can better serve their students, communities, and country. Nearly 1,600 public university leaders gathered in San Diego, California, Nov. 9-11, for the 2019 APLU Annual Meeting.
2019 study shows Iowa State delivers $3.4 billion impact to state of Iowa's economy
Iowa State University’s $3.4 billion impact on the state of Iowa reflects service to families, communities and businesses and benefits to society from an expanded economy and improved quality of life, according to an economic and investment analysis conducted for the Iowa Board of Regents.
Iowa State Strategic Plan progress
University leaders announce actions to address racism and discrimination
During a Nov. 7 meeting with Students Against Racism and in a subsequent Nov. 8 message to campus, President Wintersteen and her leadership team outlined ten actions the university will take in response to student demands following recent acts of racism.
Creating a welcoming and inclusive campus must include condemning racism and bigotry
In an Oct. 23 message to campus, President Wintersteen acknowledged that we still have much work to do to eliminate racism and bigotry and make Iowa State University the best land-grant university in the country in creating a welcoming and inclusive environment.
Investing in Iowa State: FY21 State Appropriation Request
In a Sept. 19 presentation to the Board of Regents, President Wintersteen outlined Iowa State University's FY21 state appropriation request and highlighted the ways in which Iowa State is fulfilling its unique role as the state's only land-grant university.
State of the University Address
President Wintersteen shared achievements, challenges, and priorities during her state of the university address Wednesday, Sept. 11, encouraging faculty, staff, and students to help write the next chapter of innovation and excellence at Iowa State University. Watch the address below:
Be part of the ISU story
In an Aug. 26 welcome back message to campus, President Wintersteen encouraged students, faculty, and staff to be part of the ISU story and help write another excellent chapter this year for Iowa State University.