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July 20, 2016

Rex Force is Idaho State University’s new vice president for health sciences

Idaho State University has named Rex Force, Pharm.D., the new vice president for health sciences.

News Bites

July 13, 2016

Idaho State University art department receives grant from F.M., Anne G., and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Art and the School of Performing Arts received grants from the F.M., Anne G., and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation to support guest artists and directors in the fall semester.

ISU-Meridian Scholarship Deadline in Aug. 1

Need scholarship money? The deadline to apply for the Fall 2016 ISU-Meridian Health Sciences Scholarship is Aug. 1.  Applicants must attend ISU-Meridian.

Scholarship amount varies. More info at .


ISU -Meridian New Student Orientation Set

ISU-Meridian New Student Orientation is Tuesday, Aug. 16, 4p.m. to 7 p.m. You can register at .


New ISU Graduate Student Orientation is Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register at .


ISU-Meridian is located at 1311 E. Central Drive in Meridian. Call 373-1700 for more information.


June 28, 2016

Idaho State University to host 15 choirs from around the world during International Choral Festival

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host 15 international choirs during the eighth Idaho International Choral Festival on July 19-24.

Faculty/Staff Updates

Don Paulson Retirement Party Set August 16

Don Paulson, Director of the University Counseling and Testing Center will retire after 25 years of service at ISU. The date we have feared, yet anticipated for years, is August 16, 2016.  A retirement party in his honor will be held in the Stephen's Performing Art Center Rotunda, Tuesday, August 16, 2016 from 3:00 - 5:00 PM. All are invited to share in this celebration. We all extend our best wishes to Don as he takes a long and much-deserved vacation.

Bethany Shultz Hurst Awarded Fellowship

Bethany Shultz Hurst, Assistant Professor of English, has been awarded a literary arts fellowship from the Idaho Commission on the Arts.

Brian Attebery is Editor of New Volume

Dr. Brian Attebery Professor of English, is editor of the Library of America's series of reissued major works of Ursula K. Le Guin. Here is a link to Brian's essay about the first volume, The Complete Orsinia, which is due out in September:

Matt Levay named Southeast Idaho Professional of the Year

Dr. Matt Levay, Assistant Professor of English, has been named one of the SE Idaho Professionals of the Year, an award sponsored by the Idaho State Business Journal.


Employment Opportunities

The following departments have a potential transfer opportunity.  For a complete job descriptions and application instructions visit  Employees who hold permanent status in any of the following classifications may also contact the hiring departments directly to submit a resume and any other requested application materials.


University Programs-Idaho Falls Campus, Customer Service Representative 1,Apply by July 24, 2016

Early Learning Center, Limited Service Child Care Provider (9 month), Apply byJuly 24, 2016

Please visit for a list of all current Classified, Non-Classified, and Faculty job openings.