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UI's Delworth honored by organization for university women
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Ursula Delworth, professor of counseling psychology in
the University of Iowa College of Education, has received the 1997 Distinguished
Faculty Award from the Iowa chapter of the American Association of University
The award honors Delworth, who has been a faculty member in the Division
of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations since 1976, for her teaching,
research and service, particularly her efforts to improve educational equity.
The award is given annually by Iowa AAUW.
Delworth, a former associate dean in the College of Education and former
director of University Counseling Service, was cited for 20 years of work
to promote the interests of women and minorities on campus and in the field
of counseling psychology.
At the UI she was an early advocate for the creation of the Council on the
Status of Women and chaired the group's subcommittee on Affirmative Action.
She also has led several initiatives to promote diversity in the College of
Her other awards include the Women's Leadership Citation (1988) from the
American Psychological Association (APA) and a listing as one of the 100 Outstanding
Women in 100 Years of the APA (1992).
Delworth has published four books and more than 45 scholarly articles, book
chapters and monographs, primarily on issues surrounding the training of psychological
She holds a doctorate from the University of Oregon.