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Wendy Wintersteen named 16th president

Dr. Wendy Wintersteen is named the 16th president of Iowa State University. Oct. 23, 2017

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Spring Semester 2018: A new year and a new era for Iowa State University 

In a Jan. 8 email to the Iowa State community, President Wintersteen reflected on 2017 accomplishments and how she plans to devote her time this semester.

Workday: transforming Iowa State's computer systems for the 21st century

In a Jan. 8 letter posted on the WorkCyte website, President Wintersteen expressed support and excitement for the Workday transformation and its benefit to the entire university community. 

FY19 Governor's Budget Hearing

President Wintersteen presented Iowa State's FY19 state appropriation request Nov. 28 to Gov. Kim Reynolds. Read Inside Iowa State's recap of the presentation and media coverage of the presentation in the Des Moines Register and Cedar Rapids Gazette

President Wintersteen 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.

Dr. Wendy Wintersteen officially assumes the role of 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.  


Updated: Sept. 10, 2017

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