Awarded to alumni of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who have demonstrated outstanding achievement for their work with public entities at local, state, national or international levels.
The award recognizes the achievements of Carrie Chapman Catt who was a suffragist, early feminist, political activist and Iowa State alum. She was president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and led the fight for ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. She also encouraged the formation of the League of Women Voters, a non-partisan educational group.
Elizabeth A. Baird (journalism and international studies ’76)
Joanne Seymour Kuster (Home Economics Journalism ’76)
Judith Goetsch Brandlin (Modern Language ’64)
Christine Romans (Journalism & Mass Communication and French ’93)
Joan Urenn Axel (History ’64)
Sharon Miller Rodine (Political Science ’71)
Adrienne C. Thomas (BA American History ’67; MA American History ’70)
Kent Lucken, political science
Thomas Twetten, psychology
Kay Runge, history