Dean of the Ag School Is Named President of Iowa State

Oct 23, 2017

Iowa State University’s new president is Wendy Wintersteen.

Iowa State's new president, Wendy Wintersteen
Credit ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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.