Distinguished Alumni

The Distinguished Alumni Awards are the most prestigious awards conferred by the College of Fine Arts at Boston University. Since 1986, awards have been presented to individuals who have distinguished themselves with outstanding achievements in their careers, communities, and in service to the arts.

Past Awardees



Distinguished Service to the College of Fine Arts

Distinguished Service to the Profession

Dean’s Arts & Humanities Award


Note: Awardee professional affiliations and/or titles reflect their positions at the time of the award.