Bicentennial Medal

Eligibility

Indiana University is searching for a diverse array of nominees for the Bicentennial Medal who represent the best of the university’s rich history. Nominees can be living individuals or organizations that meet the highest standards and the spirit of the Bicentennial Medal. Alumni and non-alumni residing anywhere in the world are eligible. 

Submitting a Nomination

Nominations are submitted online by filling out the form found below. In addition to basic contact information for the nominee and nominator, please include a description of the significant contributions that the nominee has made on behalf of Indiana University. This statement should not exceed 250 words. You may also optionally attach a resume or CV for the nominee. Nominations will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Submit a nomination

Selection and Awards

The Office of the Bicentennial will review nominations and make recommendations to the President of Indiana University for final approval.

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Governor Eric J. Holcomb
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Marilyn Behrman
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Elizabeth "Buzz" Kurpius
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Michael Kirby
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Shaun Harper
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David H. Naus
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Don Fischer
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Perry Metz
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Max E. Skirvin
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Bootsy Collins
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James P. White
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Larry Rink
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Indiana Commission for Higher Education
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IU South Bend Chancellor's Cabinet
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Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch
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Michael Harlowe
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NAFSA (National Association of International Educators)
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Scott LaNeve
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Jeeyea Kim and Ronald Davis
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Straight No Chaser Photo by Evan T. De Stefano
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(L-R) Sandy Pont, Ellie Mallory and Jane Hoeppner Hunckler
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William and Melissa Wilkinson
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Yong-Hak Kim, President of Yonsei University
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Korea Foundation
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Ilhan Basgoz
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Greg Chamness  
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Ingrid Toschlog
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Lora Baldwin, accepted by Michele McClellan
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Bette Davenport
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James Kellar
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(L-R) Angie Dickman, Shaun Dingwerth, Garry Kleer, John McBride, Donna Spears, Ashton Veramallay, Jane Vincent
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Rick Boston
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Tom Williams
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Ginger Gray
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IU Northwest Board of Advisors
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Charlie Nelms
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Vicki Roberts
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Doug Bauder
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Pam Freeman
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Responding to the Addictions Grand Challenge Community Advisory Board
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Fred Aman
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David and Jeanette Bloss
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Christopher Goff
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Geoffrey Slaughter
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Jann Fujimoto
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Roger Isaacs
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Yung Nguyen
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Clayton Rose
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Shelley Raper
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Evelyn Hicks
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Stacie Richter
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Bill Thompson
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The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation
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Jerry Hammes
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Keith Parker
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Amish Shah
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Brian Schmidt
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Sun Yat-Sen University
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Universität Hamburg