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Past Honorary Alumni Awardees

Non-alumni who have rendered valuable service to Ohio University or to the Alumni Association can be elected to honorary membership. These Honorary Alumni Awards are presented to those individuals whose efforts have positively impacted students, faculty, staff, and community.

2010s Awardees

  • 2017 - David Palmer
  • 2016 - First Lady Deborah McDavis
  • 2014 - Betsy Ross Koller
  • 2013 - Charles R. Vosler
  • 2012 - Evelyn Houk
  • 2011 - Fredrick C. Hagerman

2000s Awardees

  • 2010 - Mark Snider
  • 2009 - Howard P. Stevens
  • 2008 - Barbara Schoonover
  • 2007 - Lewis R. Smoot, Sr.
  • 2006 - Gilbert S. Farfel
  • 2006 - Thomas C. Lonsbury
  • 2005 - Patrick F. Webb
  • 2004 - Peggy J. Pruitt
  • 2003 - Virginia Patton Moss
  • 2002 - Risto Gusterov
  • 2002 - Jan Rust
  • 2002 - G. Lynn Shostack
  • 2001 - Judith M. Johnson
  • 2000 - Ralph Izard
  • 2000 - Larry E. McHale

1990s Awardees

  • 1999 - Verda B. Chappell Jones
  • 1999 - Thomas F. Peterson
  • 1999 - Dolores H. Russ
  • 1998 - Ann O. Grover
  • 1998 - Ann B. Harris
  • 1998 - Richard K. Vedder
  • 1997 - Francine Childs
  • 1997 - William Y. Smith
  • 1996 - Walter F. DuPont
  • 1996 - Charlotte Coleman Eufinger
  • 1995 - Pricilla Smith D'Angelo
  • 1995 - Joel S. Rudy
  • 1995 - Ronald P. Socciarelli
  • 1994 - George F. Dunigan, II
  • 1994 - Donald A. Spencer
  • 1994 - Marian Alexander Spencer
  • 1993 - Margaret F. Cohn
  • 1993 - Hwa-Wei Lee
  • 1993 - Martha A. Turnage
  • 1993 - Eric A. Wagner
  • 1992 - James L. Bruning
  • 1992 - Marlene Bruning
  • 1992 - Eleanor Baker Steindler
  • 1992 - Richard R. Wilhelm
  • 1991 - Lawrence (Larry) Berberick
  • 1991 - Sue Ellis
  • 1991 - Paul E. Nelson
  • 1991 - Judy C. Pearson
  • 1990 - John L. Gaddis
  • 1990 - Carol C. Harter
  • 1990 - Thomas E. Wagner

1980s Awardees

  • 1989 - Saga Rinta
  • 1989 - Theodore P. Sauber
  • 1988 - Jean E. Axline
  • 1988 - Joseph B. Yanity, Jr.
  • 1987 - Richard H. Holl
  • 1986 - Sherwood E. Hall
  • 1986 - Herschel E. McNabb
  • 1986 - Edith S. Rollins
  • 1986 - Robert L. Savage
  • 1985 - Carl G. Gustavson
  • 1985 - Richard J. Schorr
  • 1985 - Harriette M. Springer
  • 1984 - G. Kenner Bush
  • 1984 - Ernest M. Collins
  • 1984 - Carl H. Denbow
  • 1984 - Henry H. Lin
  • 1984 - Robert E. Schaefer
  • 1983 - Ellery B. Golos
  • 1983 - James W. Phillips
  • 1983 - James C. Walters
  • 1982 - John J. Evans
  • 1982 - Samuel I. Hicks
  • 1982 - Robert L. Winters
  • 1981 - Samuel R. Crowl
  • 1981 - John R. Wilhelm
  • 1980 - Edwin T. Hellebrandt
  • 1980 - Ann Lee Konneker
  • 1980 - Rose D. Rutherford
  • 1980 - David C. Wood

1970s Awardees

  • 1979 - Charles J. Ping
  • 1979 - Claire Oates Ping
  • 1978 - Virginia Hahne
  • 1978 - Charlotte Lane
  • 1978 - Christopher Lane
  • 1978 - Gaige B. Paulsen
  • 1977 - Betty Mattmiller
  • 1977 - E. Dale Mattmiller
  • 1976 - Gertrude Linnenbruegge
  • 1976 - Charles A. Randall
  • 1975 - Harry B. Crewson
  • 1975 - Margaret M. Deppen
  • 1974 - Richard W. French
  • 1974 - Charles E. Holzer, Jr.
  • 1973 - Charles Goslin
  • 1973 - Clarence E. Miller
  • 1973 - Warren Wistendahl
  • 1972 - John F. Cady
  • 1971 - Charlotte LaTourrette
  • 1971 - Kermit Sitterley
  • 1970 - Wayne E. Brown
  • 1970 - L. C. Mitchell

1960s Awardees

  • 1969 - Duncan M. Baxter
  • 1969 - Irene Olson
  • 1968 - Gilford W. Crowell
  • 1968 - Yousuf Karsh
  • 1967 - Eleanor Minister
  • 1967 - Charles Minelli
  • 1966 - Helen Moore
  • 1966 - William D. Rohr
  • 1965 - Thomas S. Smith
  • 1964 - Carroll C. Widdoes
  • 1963 - Marion Parson Alden
  • 1963 - Joseph B. Hall
  • 1963 - Paul M. Kendall
  • 1963 - Barton A. Holl
  • 1963 - James R. Patrick
  • 1962 - Vernon R. Alden
  • 1962 - Sarah Hatcher
  • 1962 - Mabel B. Olson
  • 1961 - Amos C. Anderson
  • 1961 - Earl E. Seigfred
  • 1960 - Frederick M. Krecher
  • 1960 - George Starr Lasher

1950s Awardees

  • 1959 - Robert Mahn
  • 1958 - Luverne F. Lausche
  • 1957 - Donald R. Clippinger
  • 1956 - Walter D. Gamertsfelder
  • 1955 - William J. Trautwein
  • 1954 - John C. Baker
  • 1954 - Ernst Von Dohnanyi
  • 1954 - Albert C. Gubitz
  • 1954 - Loren J. Hortin
  • 1954 - Horace T. Houf
  • 1954 - Dwight Mutchler
  • 1954 - Don C. Peden
  • 1954 - Charles Allen Smart