The Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System, Des Moines, amended its RFP for one or more managers to run a total of $2.3 billion in enhanced cash portable alpha strategies, expanding the types of strategies they will accept to include short-term U.S. cash equivalents, confirmed Kathy Comito, CIO. Officials of the $20 billion fund extended the deadline to Nov. 14; the original deadline was Oct. 13. The RFP was issued Sept. 22. The amended RFP can be viewed at www.ipers.org/rfp.htm. System officials will choose finalists Jan. 3-5 and plan to make manager selections Jan. 31. Wilshire Consulting is assisting.