Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Feedback Request - EA Newsletter

Feedback for Emeritus Association Newsletter

We invite you to contribute to this year's Emeritus Newsletter by writing about your latest life updates for the Feedback from Members column.

Simply write a short message about your life since retirement. Tell us what you've been up to, where you've been and what's new in your life. If you’ve submitted a piece before, you can still submit a new update. If you are a new member, you can share about your first-year retirement experiences.

Send your submissions to or by mail to David's address before January 15, 2024.

The newsletter will continue to be distributed in a digital format. If you wish to receive a printed version of the newsletter, please contact or Tammy Chambers at 319-273-3032.

David Duncan
UNIEA Newsletter Editor
3932 Knoll Ridge Dr.
Cedar Falls, IA 50613



Friday, November 3, 2023

Upcoming UNI Emeritus Association Meetings

 Spring 2024 Semester Meetings

Thursday, February 22, 2024, 10:45 a.m. - Hybrid Event 
"Picturing the Past: Preserving UNI and Iowa's Photographic Heritage" 

Presented by Bettina Fabos, Professor Emerita in Communications and Media. 
Join us via Zoom or in person!

In Person: For those wishing to hear the presentation in person, please join us at 10:15 a.m. for light morning refreshments and social time in the 2nd floor atrium of the Schindler Education Center. We will move to room 216 for the presentation beginning at 10:45 a.m. 

Via Zoom: A Zoom link will be forwarded by email the day before the presentation to all registrants. 

Please RSVP by February 12 to indicate if you will be attending via Zoom or in person and to assist in our planning. Please feel free to call Tammy at 319-273-2355 with any questions.

Friday, April 26, 2023 - Save The Date
Reception with UNI President Mark Nook
More details to be provided shortly. 

Thursday, July 20, 2023

Follow the new UNI Alumni LinkedIn page

The UNI Advancement Division has recently created a new LinkedIn page (University of Northern Iowa Alumni and Friends). We are asking all of you to please give this NEW page a follow and to please invite your connections to follow/switch to this new page as well.

If you are not currently following our other social media accounts, please do so at the links below.

LinkedIn Page: 
UNI Alumni Social Media: 
UNI Foundation Social Media:

If you have any questions about the new LinkedIn page or our social media efforts please contact Thanks everyone!

UNIEA Membership

To be eligible for membership in the UNI Emeritus Association a person must have been granted the status of "Emeritus" as defined by the University of Northern Iowa.

Policy Statement:

Emeritus(a) is an honorary status, conferred upon those full-time or part-time members of the faculty, institutional officials, and professional-scientific staff at retirement or resignation who qualify for and are awarded the title. Eligibility requirements include a minimum of twenty years of creditable full-time or part-time service in higher education with a minimum accumulation of ten years of meritorious service at the University of Northern Iowa. Privileges of those holding Emeritus(a) status are established by the University in consultation with the Emeritus Association and are to be found at under About UNIEA.


Application process: Formal application or nomination is initiated with completion of the request for Emeritus(a) Status form (UNI Form 2), available from the Office of Academic Affairs or the Human Resource Services Department.  The form is also available on-line at the UNI Forms Repository.  The application is processed through normal administrative channels except that the University Faculty Senate also acts on all requests pertaining to faculty members. Posthumous nominations may be submitted.

Faculty Senate, Approved May, 2000
President’s Cabinet, Approved September 25, 2000
Source: UNI Policies and Procedures Manual, Section 4.21

A person who has been granted emeritus status automatically becomes a member of the UNI Emeritus Association.

Address Changes

UNIEA members are reminded to send their address, e-mail address and telephone number to If you would like to mail in this information, please use the address below. You can also call either of the phone numbers listed below to submit this information. Thank you!

Tammra L. Chambers
205 Commons
Attn: Emeritus Address Change
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0282

Call: 319-273-3032 or 319-273-2355 (office)