Honoring our retiring faculty and their contributions to the College of Education.

Baldus retires after years of inspiring creativity through play

Although art educator professor emeritus Clar Baldus retired in December of 2021 after more than two decades of inspiring the next generation of art educators, she continues to live her mantra: play every day.

Girdler retires after 23 years at the College of Education

After teaching in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Iowa College of Education for 23 years, Carol Girdler retired in spring of 2022.

Shoultz retires, leaving legacy of excellence and collaboration

After nearly 20 years as a faculty member Amy Shoultz, clinical professor in English Education, retired in the summer of 2022.

After helping develop the next generation of mathematics educators, van Deusen retires

Twenty-four years after receiving his doctorate at the University of Iowa College of Education, Robert van Deusen was presented with an opportunity to teach Elementary Mathematics Methods at his alma mater.

Renowned measurement and statistics professor Don Yarbrough retires

After educating Hawkeye teachers and other professionals for almost 40 years, Donald Yarbrough, professor emeritus of educational measurement and statistics, has retired from the College of Education.