About Iowa State
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,100 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). ISU is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies and is an NSF ADVANCE institution. Ames, Iowa, is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines and recently voted second-best most livable small city in the nation.