Alumni Service Award

Doug and Rosie Lindaman
2019 Heritage Honours Awards | Alumni Service Award Winner

This award recognizes those graduates who have shown long and continuous service to the University of Northern Iowa and to their communities.

Doug and Rosie Lindaman, both UNI alumni, have shown continuous service to the university. Doug graduated in 1972 with a degree in social science. Rosie received three degrees from the university: a B.A. in education in 1972, an M.A. in special education in 1981 and an M.A. in education in 1986. Doug was the operations manager for United Suppliers and Rosie was a school counselor, formerly serving as a special education teacher. Two of their sons graduated from UNI.

The Lindamans served on the national Students First campaign steering committee. During this campaign, the couple hosted events in Ackley, Iowa, to help cultivate additional donors. Their efforts helped secure new gifts from Ackley and the surrounding area. They are also involved in the Ackley Community Foundation, which is a local, charitable affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa. Doug serves as the chair of the committee. 

The couple has been part of the Panther Scholarship Club for over 20 years, and Doug is a member of the PSC Executive Committee. They established an annually funded Panther Champions Scholarship and the Doug & Rosie Lindaman Men’s Basketball Endowed Scholarship. They have supported various initiatives on campus including the McLeod Center, Friends of the Gallagher Bluedorn and UNI Athletics and are Presidents Club members.

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Doug and Rosie Lindaman