University of Iowa

Regents Award for Faculty Excellence

Given by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, the award honors faculty members for work representing a significant contribution to excellence in public education. The University of Iowa will select up to six faculty members each year to receive this award and will award each recipient a $1,000 one-time stipend. The recipients are announced in the spring and the award is presented in the fall semester.

Please see the guidelines for nominations.

2017 recipients 

  • Joseph Kearney, Computer Science, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • William Liu, Psychological & Quantitative Foundations, College of Education
  • Michael O’Hara, Psychological & Brain Sciences, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Edith Parker, Community & Behavioral Health, College of Public Health
  • Richard Shields, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, College of Medicine
  • Edwin Stone, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, College of Medicine

Past recipients