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Distinguished Alumni/ae Award

2015 alumni dinner

2016 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 2016 nomination period is now closed. We will pay tribute to this year's honorees during the Distinguished Alumni/ae Award Celebration this fall. 

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

View all previous recipients  of the Distinguished Alumni/ae Award.