Distinguished Alumni

Distinguished Alumni

Alumni Information

Distinguished Alumni

Every year, the Department honors one of our most successful former students with the title of Distinguished Alumnus or Distinguished Alumna. Award Winners receive recognition from both the department and the college at the College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Award Reception during Homecoming Weekend each October. Award winners have often returned to campus to address our exceptional students at the Department’s annual Awards Ceremony in April. You can find biographies of these outstanding individuals below:

2011-2012 Bonnie Jo Campbell
2010-2011 David Dempsey
2009-2010 Karl Sandelin
2008-2009 Robert Bradley
2007-2008 Francine Rossi
2006-2007 Theodore Townsend
2005-2006 Michael Schroeder
2004-2005 Sandra Bennet Bruce
2003-2004 William A. (Bud) Brian
2002-2003 Martin Critchell
2001-2002 Howard A. Norman
2000-2001 James C. King
1999-2000 Lori Bobbitt Waddles

 

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