Newsletter - August 8, 2017 


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Jessica Bell

Conference Announcement and Call for Proposals


Save the Date - February 14, 2018

The Professional and Scientific Council is happy to announce your 2018 Professional Development Conference, Cultivating Your Adventure, and ask that you put Feb. 14, 2018, on your calendars.  Come spend Valentine's Day with us!


Call for Proposals - Submission Deadline September 29, 2017

The Professional and Scientific Council is seeking presenters for the 2018 Professional Development Conference. The conference focuses on the professional development of professional and scientific employees in the areas of leadership, health and wellness, professional resources, and human interactions. If you have a topic you think P&S employees will benefit from learning about and want to share your expertise, please consider being a presenter at our 2018 conference.


We are asking all individuals who are interested in presenting to complete this online form by Sept. 29, 2017. The conference committee will review all submissions and make final selections.



Council Seminar Series Events


The Professional and Scientific Council Professional Development Committee requests that you mark your calendars now for our upcoming 2017-2018 Council Seminar Series Events!  


Beginning September 12, the Council Seminar Series events will be held on the second Tuesday of each month (except for April, when it will be the third Tuesday of the month) from 2-3 p.m. in the Pioneer Room of the Memorial Union.  A complete schedule can be found on our website.  


Watch this monthly newsletter for announcements regarding upcoming topics and speakers!  All P&S employees and guests are welcome to attend!



Board of Regents Tuition Task Force Listening Session - Tomorrow


Iowa State University is presenting its five-year tuition proposal to the Board of Regents Tuition Task Force on Wednesday, Aug. 9 (tomorrow), at 10:30 a.m. in 240 Scheman. A listening session will follow, during which you may address the task force. Members of the Professional and Scientific Council will attend to represent ISU's 3000+ P&S employees. You are encouraged to attend, or you may submit comments via the Board of Regents website. 


Your Professional and Scientific Council Members are here to represent you. The names and contact information for all Council Members can be found here.