Bill Nelson

Associate Dean and Executive Director, Iowa Memorial Union


Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Iowa State University, August 2002

Master of Science in Higher Education Administration, Iowa State University, May 1986

Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management, Iowa State University, August 1984

Past Positions

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, College of Education, Research Institute for Studies in Education, Iowa State University, 2003
  • Doctoral Fellow and Interim Assistant Director, Academic Affairs and Research Unit, Board of Regents, 2000-2003
  • Associate Director, Student Affairs Division, Organizations and Leadership Development Center, University of Kansas, 1992-2000
  • Adjunct Faculty, Psychology and Research in Education Department, University of Kansas, 1992-2000 
  • Assistant Director and Interim Director, Student Services Division, Office of Student Activities, Western Illinois University, 1986-1992
  • Adjunct Faculty, Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration Department, 1986-1992

What I Like Best About the University of Iowa

Our students & the broad and expanding scope of my areas of administrative oversight.