Nomination Format
At a minimum, each nomination should include a letter that states the category of nomination and establishes the candidate’s qualification with clear and concise detail. The letter should include the nominator’s contact information. The nominee’s vita or professional resume, contact information, and letters of support from other individuals are strongly encouraged. Documents can be uploaded on subsequent pages within this form or can be emailed to alumni@butler.edu.
Timeline
Nominations are accepted year round. Nominations received by the deadline will be considered for awards recognized during the following Homecoming Weekend. Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for the following cycle. Nominations remain active for 3 years. The deadline for nominations to be considered for the 2022 ceremony is January 23, 2022.
Exclusion from Eligibility
Current members of the Butler University Board of Trustees, Butler University Alumni Association board of directors, and university faculty and staff are not eligible to receive awards. Former employees must be one-year removed from employment at Butler to be eligible for consideration. The BUAA awards committee reserves the right to reassign categories of nomination if deemed applicable.
The Butler Medal
The Butler Medal is the highest honor conferred by the Butler University Alumni Association, recognizing individuals for a lifetime of distinguished service to either Butler or their local community while at the same time achieving a distinguished career in their chosen profession & attaining a regional or national reputation. The Butler Medal recognizes individuals who have helped immeasurably toward perpetuating the University as a great educational and cultural institution and have had, during their lifetime, a profound influence on the course of Butler University.
The Butler Service Medal
The Butler Service Medal is the second highest honor conferred by the Butler University Alumni Association, and is reserved for recognition of emeriti faculty or retired faculty and staff (graduate or non-graduate, retired for at least one year). Both part- and full-time faculty/staff roles are eligible for consideration, though preference may be given to those who served in full-time roles. The recipient will have achieved a lifetime of distinguished service to Butler University and/or the community. These profound and influential recipients will have helped to shape the past and future successes of Butler University.
Service Awards
Alumni service awards are granted to Butler University graduates or former students who have demonstrated a significant commitment of outstanding service to the University ultimately assisting in perpetuating Butler as a great educational and cultural institution. The Joseph Irwin Sweeney Alumni Service Award recognizes a recent graduate, and The Katharine Merrill Graydon Service Award recognizes those who have earned their degree more than fifteen years prior to the presentation date.
Achievement Awards
Achievement awards are granted to Butler University graduates or former students whose outstanding personal and/or professional accomplishment brings honor and distinction to the University, and individual attainment and/or contributions for the betterment of society. The Hilton Ultimus Brown Alumni Achievement award recognizes a recent graduate, and The Robert Todd Duncan Alumni Achievement Award recognizes those who have earned earned their degree more than fifteen years prior to the presentation date.

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* 1. Please select an award category:

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* 2. Enter the name of your honoree:

Nominee Information:

VERY IMPORTANT: Please give as much detailed information as possible about your nominee, how they are affiliated with Butler, and why you believe they deserve this award.

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* 3. Nominee's Affiliation with Butler University:

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* 4. Please provide as much supportive information (reason/s for nominating individual) as possible. This information will be greatly considered by the awards committee:

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* 5. Attach any supportive materials, including letters of recommendation, here. You may also send these materials to alumni@butler.edu.

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* 6. Your Information:
Please give us some information about yourself so that we may contact you with questions. If you have any questions or would like to speak to a member of the alumni office staff, please contact us at 800-368-6852 ext. 9946, or alumni@butler.edu. Thank you for your nomination!

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