President's Award

Recognizing our dedicated volunteers

The President’s Award honors the IU Alumni Association’s most dedicated volunteers who lead the way in providing opportunities for their fellow alumni and friends to stay connected with their alma mater.

Nominate an alumni volunteer for the President's Award


The purpose of the IUAA President’s Award is to provide recognition for outstanding achievements by volunteers of the Indiana University Alumni Association. The IUAA established the President’s Award to pay tribute to our most dedicated alumni volunteers. It is the highest award given by the Alumni Association to a volunteer leader.

Eligibility for Award

  • Only living alumni volunteers of Indiana University or the IU Alumni Association are eligible.
  • The nominee shall have been outstanding in service to the IU Alumni Association in ways that advance Indiana University as a whole.
  • The nominee must be an engaged member of the IU community. Their recent history should reflect financial and volunteer support benefiting IU, IUAA, or an IUAA chapter, affiliate group, or constituent society.

Nominations and Selection

  • Honorees will be selected by a committee consisting of members of the Leadership Team and volunteers appointed by the CAO.
  • All nominations will automatically be valid for the next two successive years. After that they must be resubmitted.
  • Nominations must be submitted no later than the last day of February.


  • The Executive Council of the Alumni Association strongly suggests the awards be made to individuals from as many communities, campuses, and backgrounds as possible.
  • The awards shall be given at the dinner in the summer in conjunction with the Alumni Leaders Weekend.
  • Award recipients must be present at the banquet.
  • The number of awards per year will be determined by the CAO in consultation with the committee.

We are pleased to be accepting nominations for outstanding volunteer leaders from now until February 28.