This award recognizes an alumnus or alumna who has made distinguished and outstanding contributions to his or her profession or field of interest and, over the course of a lifetime, brought benefit to his or her community, humanity, and honor to the university by embodying the values and spirit of Case Western Reserve University. This award is the highest honor bestowed by the Alumni Association.
Eligibility Criteria for Nominees:
- Must be a graduate of Case Western Reserve University or one of its predecessor institutions.
- Must have achieved broad recognition for extraordinary creativity, advancement of knowledge or technology, performance, or the advancement of mankind through application of his or her Case Western Reserve University education.
- Must have demonstrated exemplary service to the university.
Members of The Alumni Association Board of Directors determine the recipients from nominations that are received each year by the July 15th deadline. All nominations received are considered active for three years.