Alumni Career Award

The Alumni Career Award is the most prestigious recognition given by the University of Maine Alumni Association. It is presented annually to a University of Maine graduate whose life’s work is marked by outstanding achievements in professional, business, civic and/or other public service areas.

  • One award may be given annually  
  • Only alumni are eligible
  • Not eligible: any current UMAA board member, current UMAA or UMaine Foundation employee, or current member of the Alumni Awards Selection Committee

Nomination materials:

  1. Separate letters from at least two nominators detailing the nominee’s record of outstanding career achievements
  2. One additional letter from a UMaine Cabinet member, dean, or program director detailing, in ways relevant to the award, the nominee’s performance and achievements in the nominee’s career, and/or a similar letter from someone closely familiar with the nominee’s relevant performance and achievements

Click here for online nomination form.


Recipients by year

2018 Hon. John E. Baldacci ’86
2017 Donna Loring ’86
2017 
Paula Noyes Singer ’66
2016
Dr. David Bronson ’69
2016 Maj Gen Peter T. Berry ’61
2015 Dr. Robert LaPrade ’81
2014 Bernd Heinrich ’64
2013
Adm. Gregory G. Johnson ’68
2012
David Lamb ’62
2011 Alan R. Furth ’78
2010 Maj. Gen. John “Bill” Libby ’66
2009
Franklin Van Antwerpen ’64*
2008
Dorothea Butler Marsden ’50
2007
F. William Smullen III ’62
2006
Cynthia Nelson ’55*
2005
John D. Buckley ’49*
2004
Olympia J. Snowe ’69
2003
George H. Ellis ’41*
2002
John H. Reed ’42*
2001
Clifford J. Rosen, M.D. ’71
2000
Francis “Andy” Andrews ’42*
1999
Stanley Falkow ’55
1998
Frederick E. Hutchinson ’53*
1997
Alice R. Stewart ’37*
1996
Mary-‘Vesta Marston-Scott ’46
1995
Beryl Warner Williams ’35*
1994
Maurice K. Goddard ’35*
1993
Bernard Lown, M.D. ’42
1992
Robert F. Chandler, Jr. ’29*
1991
William W. Treat ’40*
1990
John Alvin Pierce ’28*
1989
Dr. John J. Murray, Jr. ’37*
1988
Dr. Seldon E. Bernstein ’49
1987
Doris Twitchell Allen ’23*
1986
J. Edward DeCourcy ’34*
1985
Frank W. Hussey ’25*
1984
Lawrence W. Davee ’22*
1983
Thomas E. Lynch ’38*
1982
Malcolm G. Long ’32*
1981
Stephen E. King ’70
1980
George P. Hitchings ’37*
1979
Hazen H. Ayer ’24*
1978
Raymond H. Fogler ’15*
1977
Marion E. Martin ’35*
1976
Dr. Harold H. Beverage ’15*
1975
Colby H. Chandler ’50
1974
Dr. Louise Bates Ames ’30*
1973
Winthrop C. Libby ’32*
1972
Artemus E. Weatherbee ’39*
1971
Kenneth C. Foster ’34*
1970
Ray M. Boynton ’20*
1969
Herbert E. Bragg ’25*
1968
Roger C. Wilkins ’29*
1967
Arthur B. Richardson ’11*
1966
Dr. Monroe Romansky ’33*
1965
Louis Schweitzer ’19*

*denotes deceased