Alumni

Distinguished Alumni Award Nomination Form

The Indiana University School of Education Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed upon an alumna/us by the School. The award was founded in 1977 to recognize alumni who have enhanced the reputation of the school by distinguishing themselves in their careers and have made significant contributions to their community, state and nation through professional service, public service and civic activities.

Past Winners


Award Criteria
  • Nominee must be a graduate of the School of Education, Bloomington or Indianapolis.
  • Nominee must have made significant contributions to their community, state and nation through professional service, public service and/or civic activities.
  • Nominee must be present at award ceremony.
  • Current faculty and staff of Indiana University are not eligible to receive this award.
Selection Process

Nominations are reviewed annually during the spring semester and honorees are selected by a committee convened by the IU School of Education Alumni Board of Directors. The award is presented by the Dean during the fall School of Education Distinguished Alumni Award dinner. To submit a nomination, please complete each section of the form below. The nominator must provide all materials pertinent to the nomination. The Selection Committee will not conduct further research on behalf of any nominee. The nominee should be available to participate and speak at the fall Distinguished Alumni Award dinner (schedule to be announced).