Honors and awards

May 2021

Wintersteen named to Iowa Business Hall of Fame

President Wendy Wintersteen is a 2020 inductee to the Iowa Business Hall of Fame, selected by a committee of the Greater Des Moines Partnership. The hall of fame honors Iowans whose outstanding contributions have helped develop and improve Iowa's business climate. Wintersteen is being honored for her vision and leadership of a university where innovation and entrepreneurship are part of every college's curriculum and students have opportunities to put their ideas into action. Princeton Review ranked Iowa State #11 in the country for entrepreneurial studies out of 300 public and private universities.