Skip to main content

Distinguished Alumnus

H. Rodes Hart named Distinguished Alumnus

Oct. 15, 2018—The Vanderbilt Alumni Association has named H. Rodes Hart as recipient of the 2018 Vanderbilt University Distinguished Alumnus Award. The honor is the highest bestowed upon a member of the university’s alumni community.

Read more


Celebration of life for Perry Wallace scheduled for Feb. 19 at Vanderbilt University

Feb. 6, 2018—A public celebration of the life of Vanderbilt alumnus Perry Wallace, who integrated Vanderbilt athletics and SEC varsity basketball, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Feb. 19 at Benton Chapel.

Read more


Craddock remembered as extraordinary preacher

Mar. 12, 2015—Fred Craddock, who became an extraordinary preacher, writer and mentor to his students after earning his doctorate from Vanderbilt's Graduate School of Religion in 1964, has died.

Read more


Yunus speaks at Global Social Business Summit

Nov. 14, 2013—Muhammad Yunus, Phd‘71, and the 1996 Vanderbilt Distinguished Alumnus, was an inspiring keynote speaker during the fifth annual Global Social Business Summit. After Vanderbilt, Yunus began his active work to fight poverty in Bangladesh by issuing microcredit loans to the poor, eventually creating the Grameen Bank. Yunus and the bank were awarded the Nobel Peace...

Read more


Former University of Minnesota president receives Peabody Distinguished Alumnus Award

May. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development bestowed its 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award on educational psychologist Robert H. Bruininks during Commencement on May 10.

Read more


Upcoming Events

MORE EVENTS »