Iowa State president visits College of Engineering

Ben Theobald

President Gregory Geoffroy and Elizabeth Hoffman, executive vice president and provost, visited the College of Engineering on Wednesday to check on the college’s progress and provide an opportunity to interact with faculty and staff.

Their visit began with a tour of the college and its facilities with Dr. Jonathan Wickert, dean of the College of Engineering.

Proceeding the tour, Geoffroy gave a presentation to the college’s staff on the college’s recent achievements. Some of these achievements include this year’s record enrollment and the fact support from alumni has passed the $800 million mark.

Geoffroy emphasizing the priority that has been placed on Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering and the new Biorenewables Complex, he said efforts are underway to try and convince the state to provide the program more funding.