Internal Communications

The Internal Communications unit, a team in Strategic Relations and Communications, helps update the campus community and other audiences on university issues and events. Its services include:

Inside Iowa State
This online faculty-staff newspaper is published weekly year-round, with interruptions for breaks in the academic calendar. Contact Inside Iowa State, 515-294-7065,

Summer 2021: We will experiment with an every-other-week publication cycle from mid-May to early August. Planned publication dates are: May 20, June 3 and 17, July 1, 15 and 29, and Aug. 12. The weekly rotation resumes Aug. 19.

Inside Update
A supplement to the faculty-staff newspaper, this weekly email is sent to all faculty and staff on Thursday mornings. To submit announcements (of general interest to faculty and staff) to the Update, send email to by noon Wednesday.

  • ISU retirees and non-employee subscribers: to subscribe to Inside Update, send your e-mail address to

Faculty-staff announcements
Announcements of interest to ISU faculty and staff are updated daily on this website. Send submissions to

Student announcements
Announcements of interest to ISU students are updated daily on this website. Send submissions to

Online calendar
This website includes multiple calendars of campus events, activities and workshops. Submit entries to

Iowa State website
Internal communications staff maintain the top-level ISU homepage and many of the second-level pages. For comments or questions, contact Erin Rosacker.


Anne Krapfl
Editor, Inside
Communications Specialist
Office: 515-294-7065

Jeff Budlong
Communications Specialist
Office: 515-294-5952

Dave Roepke
Communications Specialist
Office: 515-294-4845