The University of Northern Iowa Emeritus Association began in December, 1986. Ross Nielsen, retired Head of the Department of Teaching , drafted procedures, gained approval from university administrators and faculty agencies, and presided over the first meeting of the Association.
Later, Professor Nielsen prepared a definitive study of the founding and development of the Association. The title of his study is "A Review of the History and Development of Emeritus Status at the University of Northern Iowa . . . 1876-1996" and is published by the UNI Foundation and the UNIEA. Chapter titles are shown below.
Chapter 1: Introduction.
Chapter 2: Listing of UNI Emeritus Faculty by Class and Years of Service.
Chapter 3: Emeritus Faculty Policies and Procedures.
Chapter 4: The Founding of the UNI Emeritus Association.
For more information or to order Professor Nielsen's book, contact the UNI Emeritus Association Office (205 Commons, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0284) or telephone (319-273-2484) or e-mail the Webmaster. The price is $10.00 if picked up from the UNIEA Office or $13.00 if mailed from UNI.