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Distinguished Alumni/ae Award

Alumni Recipient 2014

2015 Distinguished Alumni/ae Award

Vanderbilt Divinity School and the Graduate Department of Religion recognize distinguished alumni/ae whose accomplishments and contributions have had a broad impact and positive effect in various forms of ministry and scholarship.  

  • The Divinity School award is given to someone who has demonstrated excellence and distinction in justice making through their work in congregational ministry, religious institutions, ecumenical organizations, community –based organizations, government, or other social institutions.
  • The Graduate Department of Religion award is given to someone whose scholarship, teaching, or research has advanced the understanding of religion and its formative impact in the world.

The 2015 nomination period is now over. We will announce this year's honorees in August, and we will pay tribute to them during the Distinguished Alumni/ae Celebration on Friday, October 30, at the Divinity School. Stay tuned for more details! 

If you have questions, please contact Addie Sullivan in the Divinity Alumni/ae Office by email or at (615) 343-7819. 

View previous recipients of the Distinguished Alumni/ae Award.