Since their inception in 1946, the Boston University Alumni Awards have been the highest honor that we bestow on our alumni. Awardees are honored each year in the presence of the alumni, students, families, and guests gathered to celebrate this important tradition.

We are currently accepting nominations for the Alumni Awards. You may submit your nomination here.

2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Rev. Dr. Lawrence Edward Carter, Sr. (STH’68,’70,’79)

Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield (Pardee’88)

Kathleen McLaughlin (ENG’87)

His Excellency Tijjani Muhammad-Bande (GRS’81)

2021 Distinguished Young Alumni Award Recipient

Priyanka Naik (CAS’10)

Prior Boston University Alumni Award Recipients

All graduation years are in the 1900s/2000s unless indicated otherwise.

Young Alumni Awards Recipients: 1946-2014