Jonathan Fox receives Fearless Leader Award for leadership in family financial planning program offered by eight universities

April 16, 2018

Jonathan Fox, the Ruth Whipp Sherwin Professor in human development and family studies at Iowa State University, has been recognized for providing exceptional leadership for an online master’s degree and certificate program that is jointly offered by eight major universities. Fox received the Fearless Leader Award for outstanding coordination of the online graduate program in family financial planning offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance. Both the degree and certificate programs are eligible to take the Certified Financial Planner Certificate Examination which leads to CFP® certification, a standard of excellence. Fox, who also leads the financial counseling and planning degree program at Iowa State, was cited for ensuring the Great Plains IDEA program’s excellence and innovation, and establishing outcome requirements in collaboration with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.

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Name: Jonathan Fox
Phone: 515-294-6993
Department: in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach