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This award was established in 1978 and is presented annually during Iowa State University's Homecoming Weekend. This citation is intended to honor an Iowa State University alumnus who has made an outstanding contribution to national or international agriculture in agricultural writing, teaching, research or leadership. Emphasis is placed on the individual’s widespread influence on agriculture and the accomplishments may or may not be within the State of Iowa. The recipient may or may not be a member or past member of the faculty of Iowa State University. Selection is made by the Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Henry A. Wallace was an alumnus of the College of Agriculture, class of 1910, who achieved prominence as editor of Wallace’s Farmer, a paper founded by his grandfather. He served as Secretary of Agriculture and as Vice President of the United States during the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
The award will be a plaque bearing the name of the recipient.
Submit the nominee’s CV along with this cover page or a cover letter with similar information electronically via http://www.cals.iastate.edu/awards/college
to the Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 138 Curtiss Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011
by the third Tuesday in November. Questions call 515-294-2518.