About Our Community

Iowa State University is a student-centric leading land grant university known worldwide for excellence in science and technology, discovery, and innovation. Operating with the conviction that higher education should be accessible to all, Iowa State offers more than 100 undergraduate, over 110 graduate, and nearly 85 doctoral programs, and is established as an R1: Doctoral University with world-class scholars tackling challenges with innovate research and solutions.

As a global and culturally diverse university, Iowa State is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, and solving complex problems and have the expectation that all employees will demonstrate the values embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community. All employees shall exhibit and convey good citizenship within their program, department, college, university activities, and collegial interactions and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.


The Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Office of Equal Opportunity establish programs, resources, and reporting systems to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the ISU Community. These include free speech training, campus climate surveys, pronoun usage, consultation and mediation services regarding discrimination and harassment, Affirmative Action planning, and annual reporting.


Iowa State is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants.

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