Jischke Honors Building

JischkeHonorsBuildingThe Jischke Honors Building was built to provide students in Iowa State’s honors program with classrooms and more informal space to work on assignments, study and visit. The Prairie Style building was completed in 2002 and named for Martin C. Jischke, Iowa State University president from 1991 to 2000. Born in Illinois in 1941, Dr. Jischke received a B.S. in physics from the Illinois Institute of Technology and his M.S. and Ph.D. in aeronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to coming to Iowa State, he was dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma from 1981 to 1986 and chancellor at the University of Missouri, Rolla, from 1986 to 1991. In 2000 Dr. Jischke left Iowa State to become president of Purdue University. (Martin C. Jischke was initiated into Tau Beta Pi as an eminent engineer by Iowa Alpha on November 17, 1991)