Iowa State Names New University President

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AMES, Iowa  --  The Board of Regents has named the new president of Iowa State University.

Wendy Wintersteen will now be the university's first female president.

Since 2006, Wintersteen has led the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Wintersteen's appointment concludes a nearly six-month national search. She will take office on November 20, 2017.