Established in 1963, the Distinguished Alumni Awards honor and celebrate alumni who bring distinction to their alma mater through professional achievements, and who have achieved a high level of success in their careers.

This year, the CEO of Litehouse, Inc., Wendell L. Christoff (BS ’68); the Dean of the College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University, Daniel J. Martin (BA ’76); President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board for Kemper Corp., Donald Southwell (BA ’73) will be honored at the Distinguished Alumni Award Reception. Read the article about them here.

The reception will be held Friday, October 24, during Homecoming weekend, and will include heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks. After the award ceremony, the evening will conclude with live music and dancing.


Friday, October 24, 2014
6:30 p.m.
East Ballroom, Bernhard Center
Western Michigan University