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ISU Enterprise Resource Planning system receives award from state IT council

Posted in General by taylandy on the May 27th, 2010

Idaho State University’s new Enterprise Resource Planning system has received the IT Project Management Award from the Idaho Information Technology Resource Management Council (ITRMC).

The ISU program will be recognized along with seven other winners at the ITRMC’s next meeting set June 23 in Boise. There were 22 nominations for this year’s Information Technology Achievement Awards. (more…)

Idaho State University names interim leaders for new academic units, names new associate VP of academic affairs

Posted in General, People, Academics, Featured by taylandy on the May 26th, 2010

Idaho State University officials announced today the appointment of individuals to four leadership positions, effective July 1.

Linda Hatzenbuehler, current interim associate vice president for health education, will serve as interim head of the newly formed Division of Health Sciences; Kandi Turley-Ames, current associate vice president for academic affairs, will serve as interim dean of the newly formed College of Arts and Letters; and George Imel, current chair of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, will serve as the interim dean of the College of Science and Engineering. Laura Woodworth-Ney, current chair of the Department of History, will serve as associate vice president for academic affairs. (more…)

Idaho State University College of Education professors write manual to help K-12 superintendents/school boards tackle budget cuts

Posted in General, People, Academics, Research by taylandy on the May 25th, 2010


Two Idaho State University College of Education emeritus professors have authored a new manual “Survival in a Down Economy, A Budget Reduction Process for Superintendents” that is designed to help k-12 school superintendents and school boards to tackle severe budget cuts.

The Idaho State University emeritus professors are Gene Davis and Jack Coffland, whose manual consists of proven methods that can garner community and staff support to address severe budget cuts in schools districts. The process was developed by Davis when he served as superintendent of a school district facing a 24 percent budget cut over two years. The process was subsequently used in additional school districts facing severe budget cuts. (more…)

Idaho State University Anderson Center Director Morrow awarded internship at NASPA

Posted in General by taylandy on the May 25th, 2010


NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education has invited Rebecca Morrow, director of the Idaho State University Anderson Gender Resource Center, to join the organization for a summer post-doctoral internship.

Morrow’s internship will take place at NASPA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., during the months of June and July 2010.  (more…)

Idaho State University’s Pemberton named as delegate to Vision 2020 Women in Leadership National Project

Posted in General, People by taylandy on the May 25th, 2010

Cynthia Pemberton, associate dean of the Idaho State University Graduate School and professor of educational leadership, has been selected as one of 102 national delegates to participate in the Vision 2020 Women in Leadership National Project.

Pemberton is one of two representatives from Idaho, along with Rebecca Miles, executive director for the Nez Perce Tribe. In March 2006, Miles was selected the Woman of the Year by Washington State University Alumni Association. Miles also received the National River Hero Award in 2007 for her work on ESA listed species in the Columbia and Snake Rivers. (more…)

Idaho State University records record spring enrollment of 15,041

Posted in General, People, Academics, Featured by taylandy on the May 24th, 2010

The trend for enrollment remains up at Idaho State University, which experienced a spring semester 2010 total headcount of 15,041 students. This is the second consecutive year the University has boasted record spring enrollment.

Enrollment was up by 832 students compared to spring semester 2009, a 5.9 percent increase.

The University’s all-time enrollment record is the 15,553 students who attended during fall semester 2009. (more…)

Trackway stones suit resolution announced

Posted in General by taylandy on the May 21st, 2010


Idaho State University and the Idaho Museum of Natural History, the estate of Grant Loertscher, deceased, formerly of Montpelier, and the estate of Floyd E. Benton, deceased, formerly of Montpelier, announce a settlement resolving ownership and disposition of 88 sandstone “trackway stones” and related civil suit filed in Bannock County on Sept. 29, 2009. (more…)

ISU geosciences professors, students create virtual tours of eastern Idaho water resources and Mt. Borah quake

Posted in General, Academics, Research, Featured by taylandy on the May 20th, 2010

Want to learn more about eastern Idaho’s majestic waterways and how they drive the Idaho economy?  Curious about the earthquake that shook Borah Peak in 1983?   Ever wonder about the ground water in your Pocatello neighborhood?

Answers to those questions and dozens more are just an online click away in a series of  3-D videos and interactive maps created by Idaho State University’s Department of Geosciences. The videos can be accessed at http://bcal.geology.isu.edu/videos.shtml. (more…)

Idaho State University will receive three grants totaling $2.5 million from Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy University Program

Posted in General, Research, Featured by taylandy on the May 20th, 2010


Idaho State University has been notified that it will receive three grants totaling $2.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy University Program that will help advance nuclear education and develop the next generation of nuclear technologies.

"This is great news for Idaho State University. Our faculty are creating solutions to the nation's major energy challenges. In receiving these awards, ISU is in the company of great research universities," said Pamela Crowell, ISU vice president for research. (more…)

Idaho State University announces changes to parking policy

Posted in General by taylandy on the May 20th, 2010

After gathering input from the community, Idaho State University officials have announced that parking on campus will remain free on weekends when new parking regulations go into effect Aug. 1. Campus visitors will also be allowed to park on campus for free after 4 p.m. on weeknights, unless otherwise posted.

“Idaho State University welcomes members of the community to come and enjoy our campus,” said Libby Howe, director of University Relations. “We want everyone to feel comfortable and at home using our facilities.” (more…)

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