News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

January 28, 2016 — Vol. 32 No. 4

In this Issue

President Vailas highlights ISU achievements at JFAC presentation

Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas told legislative budget writers Jan. 25 that ISU is committed to leading the state in health science education and creating new opportunities for student success, research and economic development.
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Alpha Kappa Psi names Kent Oram "Idaho Business Leader of the Year"

Kent Oram, Chief Executive Officer of Idaho Central Credit Union, is the 2016 Idaho Business Leader of the Year.
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If you have an upcoming event, please remember to submit it to the events calendar at

ISU Cares Awards Ceremony is Jan. 29 read more

Readers Theatre to present popular children's book "Miss Nelson is Missing" Jan. 29-30 read more

Music department faculty to perform chamber recital Jan. 30 read more

Healthy Bengal Wellness Fair is Feb. 3 read more

Humanities Cafe is Feb. 4 read more

The 29th annual Idaho State University Jazz Festival features Industrial Revelation, a fresh and energetic group from Seattle, Feb. 6. read more

Celebrate Idaho State, a CommUniversity event, set Feb. 10; focus is on athletics read more

Idaho State Civic Symphony Valentine's dinner and concert set Feb. 12 read more

Idaho State University's 'A Season of Note' will present country singers Terri Clark, Aaron Tippin Feb. 25 read more

Grant Writers Seminar and Workshop Set Feb. 29 read more

ISU Season of Note will Present "An Evening with Garrison Keillor" Feb. 29 read more

News Bites

Distinguished Faculty Nominations Sought read more

College of Arts and Letters to start "Liberal Arts High" program read more

ISU receives new wireless network technology, now member of Eduroam read more

'Latino/a Americans 500 Years' exhibition at Idaho State University celebrates Latin culture read more

Emergency Services Department Completes First Semester read more

Successful ISU's Honors Program Undergraduate Thesis Presentations Given read more

Call for Proposals Gender and Sexuality Conference read more

Faculty/Staff Updates

Introducing the Idaho Museum of Natural History's Newest Curator Charles "Andy" Speer read more

Shane Gleason's Article Published in Publius read more

Philip Homan Paper Accepted at Agricultural History Society Annual Meeting read more

Psychology Graduate Student Paper Accepted for Publication read more

Employment Opportunities

The following departments have immediate promotional and transfer opportunities. For a complete job descriptions and application instructions visit Employees who hold permanent status in any of the following classifications may also contact the hiring departments directly to submit a resume and any other requested application materials.

Plumber-University Housing. Apply by 02/04/2016
Custodian-Performing Arts Center. Apply by 01/31/2016

Please visit for a list of all current classified, non-classified, and faculty job openings. Please call Kristi Osborn at ext. 4828 with any questions.


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