Distinguished Alumni Award


Every year, the WMU Alumni Association honors and celebrates the alumni who bring distinction to their alma mater through professional achievements. Established in 1963, the Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes graduates of Western Michigan University who have achieved a high level of success in their chosen fields.

Past Recipients


The Distinguished Alumni Award marked its 50th Anniversary in 2013. To celebrate, all past recipients of the award were honored. To view the recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award, please click here.

Nominate an Alumnus or Alumna


The nomination period for the 2014 award recipients has ended. The Distinguished Alumni Award winners will be announced this fall.
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