ALL DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI RECIPIENTS

Since 1986, the Distinguished Alumni Award has recognized CLA alumni for their professional achievements, dedication to their communities, and involvement with Purdue. 

2017 Recipients

  • Valerie Alexander
  • Kathleen Henson
  • Kim Koeller
  • Patrick McLaughlin
  • Susan McNab

2016 Recipients

  • Mark Achler
  • Melissa Stapleton Barnes
  • Kevin Speer
  • Joe Trimmer

2015 Recipients

  • Michael Coyner
  • Kathy Nimmer
  • Todd Putman
  • Loretta Hogan Rush
  • Erika Steuterman

2014 Recipients

  • Ana Pinto-Alexander
  • Curtis J. Clawson
  • Capricia Penavic Marshall
  • Carol Pottenger
  • Dale Pupillo

2013 Recipients

2012 Recipients

2011 Recipients

2010 Recipients

2009 Recipients

2008 Recipients

2007 Recipients

2006 Recipients

2005 Recipients

2004 Recipients

  • Edward (Ted) Allen
  • Jane Kinn Buser
  • Leonard Cox
  • Sonya L. Margerum
  • Stephanie Tolan
  • John Von Szeliski

2003 Recipients

  • Dan Angel 
  • Donald Bain
  • Dorothy Runk Mennen (deceased)
  • J. Russell "Rusty" Rueff Jr.
  • Cynthia Stohl

2002 Recipients

  • Kathryn Bushkin Calvin
  • Priscilla Hill-Ardoin
  • Carolyn Phillips

2001  Recipients

  • Paula Backscheider
  • Roger Blalock
  • Kelly D. Brownell 
  • Barbara G. Watts

2000 Recipients

  • Marilynn Bottomley Dammon
  • William S. Hicks
  • Leslie L. Martin (deceased)

1999 Recipients

  • William C. Byham
  • Robert A. Ford
  • Florence Hutchison Lonsford (deceased)
  • Mohammad-Rahim Torabi

1998 Recipients

  • Ronald M. Andersen
  • Lawrence G. Burton

1997 Recipients

  • H. Ray Hoops
  • Earl B. Notestine
  • Carolyn Cummings Perrucci

1996 Recipients

  • David Houston Craig
  • Gordon F. Teter
  • Elizabeth (Betsy) Wiersma
  • Kelly Wise

1995 Recipients 

  • Patricia O' Connell Bresee
  • Janice Koertage Davidson
  • Brent E.  Dickson
  • Catherine Shevlin Pierce
  • John R. Seffrin

 1994 Recipients

  • Dennis Craig Barlow
  • Nathaniel L. Gage (deceased)
  • Richard H. Nodar
  • Cheryl E. Williams

1993 Recipients

  • Richard L. Cole
  • Louise Evans
  • Williams S. Fraser (deceased)
  • John H. V. Gilbert
  • E. Lynn Plaster (deceased)

1992 Recipients

  • Donald R. Cochren
  • Wona Dodge Deverman
  • Angela Barron McBride

1991 Recipients

  • Verna Murphy Emery
  • Thomas A. Jenkins
  • Marilyn Cole Kacy
  • Robert Perrucci
  • Charles E. Ziegler

1990 Recipients

  • P. Lynn Kahle Buse
  • Patrick H. DeLeon
  • John D. Parr (deceased)
  • Faith A. Smith
  • Sarah J. Watlington

1989 Recipients

  • Patricia J. Guard
  • William A. Jenkins
  • John J. McNamara (deceased)
  • Julian M. Phillips

1988 Recipients

  • Delores P. Aldridge
  • Minnie C. Miles
  • Peter Schneider
  • Brian E. Walden

1987 Recipients

  • Norman P. Blake, Jr.
  • Brian P. Lamb
  • H. Thomas Moore III
  • Dale F. Salwak
  • Leslie E. Schoof

1986 Recipients

  • Robert S. Foerster
  • Elaine Young Schulte
  • Eloise Guirl Warren (deceased)
  • John R. Wooden (deceased)

A

B

  • Donald Bain
  • Paula Backscheider
  • Melissa Stapleton Barnes
  • Roger Blalock
  • Wally Brant
  • Patricia O'Connell Bresee
  • Lawrence G. Burton
  • Jane Kinn Buser
  • William C. Byham

C

D

E

F

  • Robert A. Ford

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

  • Kathy Nimmer
  • Earl B. Notestine

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

  • Robert Utley

V

W

  • Patricia Welch (deceased)
  • Elizabeth (Betsy) Wiersma
  • Jack Wiggins
  • Kelly Wise

X

Y

Z

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