Dr. Jim Lindenmayer of Ottumwa has spent more than 40 years as a higher education professional. He served 12 years as President of Indian Hills Community College in his last full-time position. Indian Hills experienced tremendous growth while he was president, as enrollment more than doubled to 5,600 full-time credit students, and the school's scholarship endowment grew from $2 million to over $20 million. He also developed the Indian Hills North Workforce campus, a one-of-a-kind facility that houses workforce development, training programs for local industry and an entrepreneurship center. After his retirement from Indian Hills in 2013, he served as Chair of the National Job Corps Association in Washington, D.C. and held part-time consulting positions with various Job Corps management companies, as well as the University of Iowa.
Lindenmayer holds a bachelor's degree from William Penn University, a master's degree from Truman State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.
He was appointed to the Board of Regents by Governor Reynolds on June 29, 2018 to fill the unexpired term of Dr. Subhash Sahai. He was reappointed to the Board on March 1, 2019. His term will expire on April 30, 2025.
Board Committees: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Audit/Compliance; Academic Affairs (Chair); Investment and Finance (Vice Chair)
Term Expires: 2025