Dr. Steven Leath took over as the 15th president of Iowa State University, last January.
The trained plant scientist was the vice president of research and sponsored programs at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
President Leath will unveil his vision for Iowa State during his installation ceremony on September 14th from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. at Stephens Auditorium in Ames.
The public is invited to attend the ceremony and the reception that will follow.
News Channel 13's Dan Winters sat down with Leath for three minutes in the chair.