College of Arts & Letters Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Award Criteria

  • For alumni who have differentiated themselves by achieving the highest level of professional accomplishments
  • Who posses the utmost integrity and character to positively reflect and enhance the prestige of MSU
  • Nominee is engaged in improving the community, the state, the nation and/or the world
  • Nominee has been personally engaged in support of MSU
  • Nominee has helped to engage others

Year

Alumni

Degree and Graduation Year

2017

Dr. Thomas Yunck

MSU Supporter

2016

W. Scott Lovejoy, III

English ‘68

2015

Martha Mayhood Mertz

Women’s Studies ‘01

2014

Micheline A. Maynard

Humanities Prelaw '78

2013

Michael Price
Kristin Clark Taylor
Kelly Willis
Justin Kuxhaus

TV & Radio '60
English '82
French '92; MBA '99
Intl Rel /German /Honors '05

2012

Selma Hollander

BA Art Practice '62
MA Art Practice '65

2011

Karen L. Gillmor

Justin Morrill College, '69

2010

Nancy Haley

Art Practice, '72

2009

Wolfgang Mieder

German, '70

2008

Lawrence Mawby

English, '72

2007

Julee A. Rosso

History, '66

2006

David S. Magee

Theatre, '84

2005

William F. Stansell

Music, '54

2004

Andrea L. Van de Kamp

History, '66

2003

Julie A. Aigner-Clark

English, '88

2002

David W. Maters

Spanish, '72

2001

Ruth J. Charles

Music, '47

2000

John T. Houdek

History, '55

1999

James T. Harrison

English, '60

1998

James H. Quello

Arts & Letters '35

1997

Patricia Geoghegan

History, '69

1996

Richard C. Ford

English, '66

1995

William D. Brohn

Humanities, '55

1994

Brig. General James D. Hittle

History, '37

1994

Thomas C. Gale

Art Practice, '66

1991

Joseph P. Flanagan

History, '59

1990

Italo P. B. Scanga

Art Practice, '60

1987

James W. Cash

English, '70

1985

Davidson L. Hepburn

Spanish, '61

1984

Charles F. Engel

Philosophy '62