The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology is proud to celebrate the OTLT Center for Teaching’s 25th anniversary.

In 1996, the Center for Teaching opened its doors in two retrofitted hotel rooms in the Iowa Memorial Union. Today, the Board of Regents–approved center has grown to include five full-time staff, four graduate teaching fellows, and two graduate research assistants.

“We’re excited to celebrate the Center for Teaching’s mission to advance teaching and learning excellence and promote a university culture that values and rewards exceptional teaching,” says Anna L. Bostwick Flaming, Center for Teaching director.

Videos: Reflecting on the Past

Listen to the Center’s four former directors (Jean Florman, 2009–2021; Norbert Pienta, 2005–2008; Wilfrid Nixon, 2002–2005; and Tom Rocklin, 1996–2002) reflect on: 

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