News and Updates

Learn about the Employee Tuition Reimbursement Program

Jun 10, 2024

Learn more about the Employee Tuition Reimbursement Program from the Compensation and Benefits Committee here

Changes to Spring/Summer Council Meeting Schedule

Feb 02, 2024

Council is exploring changes to the spring and summer meeting schedule. The proposed changes were discussed at the Executive Committee in January and the full council meeting February 1. 

May: May 16
June: NO MEETING
July: July 11 
August: NO MEETING
September: September 5

Nominations Open for Council Elections

Feb 02, 2024

The Professional and Scientific Council serves as a resource and an advocate for all P&S employees, and you can represent your fellow P&S employees as a council member! Nominations for the 2024 election will be taken through March 15. You can nominate yourself or a Professional and Scientific colleague by completing the nomination form.

Council approves motion to support the Board of Regents to pursue separate salary appropriations.

Nov 13, 2023

The Professional & Scientific (P&S) Council at Iowa State recently passed a motion to support the Board of Regents efforts to pursue a separate salary appropriations bill for the upcoming fiscal year 2025. The resolution and distribution list can be found here.

Professional and Scientific Council President Chris Johnsen's statement to Board of Regents

Apr 12, 2022

President Chris Johnsen's full statement to the Board of Regents can be found here.

Simplified Parliamentary Procedure

Simplified Parliamentary Procedure

Feb 25, 2022 · Sheryl Rippke

This publication explains a set of well proven parliamentary procedures and rules designed to move business along in a meeting while maintaining order and controlling the communications process.  Perfect for a new Councilor!  Available at the Extension Store.

P&S Council Executive Council holds strategic initiatives meeting

Jul 28, 2020

Professional and Scientific Council Executive Council members pose for a physically-distanced photo at Reiman Gardens at the group's July 27 retreat. The Executive Council compiled a draft of P&S Council's strategic inititaves for 2020-21. They will be posted after being passed by a full council vote.

Class-Comp Review: Know the latest!

Mar 03, 2020

A two-phased implementation of the classification and compensation restructuring for Professional and Scientific employees has been approved and should conclude by May 31. The Professional and Scientific Council April Seminar Series event April 14 will feature Emma Houghton, Director of University Compensation and Classification, reviewing the implementation. See Council Events to the right for more information.

November Professional and Scientific Council Newsletter

Nov 05, 2019

CYtation award nominations accepted, November Seminar Series event, Highlighting ISU Employees: Student Loan Education Office

October 8 Seminar Series event, "Implicit Bias and What You Can Do" now available on Learn@ISU

Oct 17, 2019

The video recording of "Implicit Bias and What You Can Do," presented by Katy Swalwell, is now available for viewing on Learn@ISU. Find it in the Professional and Scientific Council catalog, "FY20-4."

Sept. 10 Seminar Series event, Class-Comp Review update, now available on Learn@ISU

Sep 17, 2019

If you were not able to attend the Sept. 10 Seminar Series event featuring Emma Houghton updating the Classification and Compensation Review plans (or if you'd like to review details), the video recording is now posted on Learn@ISU. Type "FY20-3" in the search bar and click "Launch."

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