Iowa State University’s new president is Wendy Wintersteen.
She’s been in various roles at Iowa State for nearly 40-years. She is currently Dean of Agriculture and Life Sciences on the Ames campus.
Wintersteen, 61, becomes the first woman to hold Iowa State’s presidency.
Iowa’s Board of Regents interviewed the three finalists in closed sessions Monday, then in open session it voted unanimously to make Wintersteen Iowa State’s sixteenth president.