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 and the broad and expanding scope of my areas of administrative oversight.