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Inside Iowa State, Oct. 12

Ramaswamy highlights scope of land-grant mission

The head of a federal agency responsible for awarding hundreds of millions of dollars in annual agricultural grants touted his appreciation of land-grant ideals, and their wide application, in the first public forum for Iowa State's four presidential finalists. 

Whitten urges bold aspirations at pivotal moment

Iowa State is at a critical juncture that demands bold, ambitious goal setting to elevate the university from excellent to exceptional, the University of Georgia provost said in the second of four public forums for Iowa State's presidential finalists. 

Whittaker calls for fighting hunger, boosting access

Building on existing strengths, Iowa State should tackle world hunger and improve the availability of its high-quality undergraduate education, the University of Central Florida provost said at the third public forum for Iowa State presidential finalists.

Wintersteen touts familiarity with challenges, success as dean

Citing her accomplishments leading the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State's current longest-serving dean said the university is facing too many pressing issues to hand the reins to an outsider who would need time to get up to speed.

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