Wendy Wintersteen Is the New President of Iowa State University

In a unanimous vote Monday afternoon that came as little surprise, the Iowa Board of Regents selected Wendy Wintersteen, the dean of Iowa State...

AgriSol, Harkin Institute, Leopold Center, and Monsanto: Wintersteen’s Red Flags

Later this afternoon, the Iowa Board of Regents plans to choose the successor to Iowa State University president Steven Leath. With the field narrowed...

Weekly News Roundup: Fox News Targets Ames, Iowa AG Sues DeVos, Reynolds Defends RFS

The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. Attorney General Tom Miller Sues Betsy DeVos On Tuesday, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller,...

Lawsuits Allege Iowa State University Mishandled Sexual Assault Investigations

A pair of lawsuits filed hours apart last week variously allege that Iowa State University failed to properly investigate students’ sexual assault complaints in...

Iowa State Presidential Finalist Dale Whittaker Withdraws from Consideration

Dale Whittaker, the provost of the University of Central Florida and one of four finalists announced for the position of Iowa State University's next...

Iowa State Announces $1.7 Million Charles Koch Foundation Gift

Iowa State University's economics department will receive $1,685,000 over five years from the Charles Koch Foundation for its program studying underperforming Midwest markets and...
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Pulitzer Winner Art Cullen Warns of Wintersteen Presidency

In a letter to the editor of the Iowa State Daily student newspaper, Storm Lake Times editor Art Cullen slammed Iowa State University ag...
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Wintersteen Dodges Agribiz Influence Question at Final ISU Presidential Search Forum

For years at Iowa State University, Wendy Wintersteen, the controversial dean of its agriculture college and now a finalist to be its next president,...

ISU Presidential Finalist Whittaker’s Diversity-Heavy Pitch Overshadowed by News of Ag Dean as Fellow...

Update, 10/20: Dale Whittaker has withdrawn as a finalist, he announced through Iowa Board of Regents spokesman Josh Lehman. Original post: University of Central Florida...

ISU Students Quiz Presidential Finalist Whitten on Controversies Under Leath

On Tuesday at the Memorial Union during the second of four open forums for the finalists seeking to become the new president of Iowa...