Distinguished Alumni Awards

John R. Endwright Alumni Service Award
Wendy Z. Hultsman - 2005

Wendy Z. Hultsman received her master’s degree at IU in 1977 and has served in many professional recreation, parks, and tourism capacities during the past three decades. She currently serves as department chair and associate professor in Recreation and Tourism Management at Arizona State University West in Phoenix. She is a highly respected speaker and has participated in dozens of presentations at professional conferences nationwide. She is author of numerous publications including books that address park planning strategies and functional planning and evaluation of park support systems. She is the recipient of awards from Arizona State University West, Camp Fire Council of Greater Arizona, the National University of Continuing Education Association, and SUNY Cortland. In addition to her degree from IU, Hultsman also has a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Cortland and a PhD from Pennsylvania State University.