Contact ISU 4U

Founding Director and Professor in Charge

Katherine Richardson Bruna
1218 Lagomarcino Hall
901 Stange Road
Ames, IA 50011-1041
515-294-4144
isu4u@iastate.edu

Katherine gives direction to and is responsible for the overall movement of the ISU 4U Promise, including the ambitiousness, complexity, and nuance of the project, and its relationships with key internal and external partners. She supervises the work of the rest of the ISU 4U Promise team. If you have a concern, please reach out to her.

Program Coordinator

Shari Miller
1218 Lagomarcino Hall
901 Stange Road
Ames, IA 50011-1041
515-294-4144
smiller3@iastate.edu

Shari ensures the positive growth of the ISU 4U Promise by developing partnerships between Iowa State University, Des Moines Public Schools (DMPS), and the Community Alliance to create and monitor supports that encourage ISU 4U Promise students from King and Moulton to pursue college-readiness and, ultimately, enroll at ISU.

Research Scientist

Cori J Hyde

Cori J Hyde, Research Institute for Studies in Education
0240 Lagomarcino Hall
901 Stange Road
Ames, IA 50011-1041
515-294-5847
cjhyde@iastate.edu

Student Success and Retention Specialist

Peter Cruz

Peter Cruz
Parks Library
701 Morrill Rd
Ames, IA 50011-2102
515-294-2611
pcruz@iastate.edu

Peter Cruz is the Student Success and Retention Specialist in the Provost’s office. He coordinates the mentoring program for the first-year ISU 4U Promise students and will be a resource throughout their time on campus through graduation from Iowa State.