DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD

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Previous Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

2019

John D. Evans ’62 GPUS

C-SPAN co-founder, business executive and philanthropist

2018

Keith Richburg ’76

Washington Post foreign correspondent

2017

Stanley W. Bryant ’64 GPUS

Retired Rear Adm.

2016

Richard Baron ’60 GPUS

Businessman

2015

Denise Ilitch ’73

Businesswoman

2014

Bill Shelden ’68 GPUS

Businessman

2013

Nita Stormes ’72

Federal magistrate judge

2012

Miles O’Brien ’77

Broadcast news journalist

2011

Gretchen Valade ’45 CDS

Carhartt heir and board chairperson

2010

Bills Ralph Wilson ’36 DUS

Founder and owner of the Buffalo

2009

Jeffrey Eugenides ’78

Pulitzer Prize-winning author

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