Board of Regents Meeting Preview: April 1, 2020 Meeting Preview

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At its April 1 meeting, the Board of Regents will consider approval of a new 72,540 square foot Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) at Iowa State University. The project, located on ISU’s College of Veterinary Medicine campus, would move approximately half of the existing VDL operations into a new stand-alone facility.... Read More
At its April meeting, the Board of Regents will receive the annual diversity report, which highlights diversity and inclusion efforts at Iowa’s public universities. Iowa code requires the Board to submit the report to the legislature each year. Research shows that an increased focus on diversity, equity and inclusion on... Read More
This April, the Board of Regents will consider 277 actions with regard to promotion and tenure at Iowa’s public universities. Tenure in higher education is often misunderstood. First, Tenure is a contractual employment status granted to eligible faculty members to encourage the free exchange of ideas. It is a form... Read More