2016 awardee

Dianne Bystrom
2016 Distinguished Higher Education Leadership Awardee
Director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics
Iowa State University

Bystrom was nominated by Iowa State’s Dawn Bratsch-Prince, associate provost, and Beate Schmittmann, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. “Through Dianne’s commitment to education and mentoring and her focus on building leadership skills, she has made a tremendous impact on students in my college and all across ISU,” Schmittmann said. “Dianne is an outstanding educator and a passionate advocate for an inclusive environment in which both women and men can reach their full potential.”

Distinguished Higher Education Leadership Award 2018 Guidelines