Fogler Legacy Award

The Fogler Legacy Award is presented to one family that has a strong tradition of attending the University of Maine. The recipient must include a minimum of three generations of graduates. At least two of the family members must have a record of outstanding service to their alma mater, the Alumni Association, their community, and/or their profession.

  • 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. At least two letters from nominators detailing the family’s record of prominent service to UMaine, their communities, and/or their professions as exemplified by the family members who graduated from UMaine
  2. One additional letter from a UMaine Cabinet member, dean, or program director detailing, in ways relevant to the award, the family’s service and achievements

Click here for online nomination form.


Recipients by year

2019
Davee Family

2018
The family of Don ’49* & Patricia Collins ’49
Patriarch: Samuel Collins ’19*

2017
Knowlton Family
Patriarch: Ralph Knowlton ’48

2015
Woodbrey Family
Patriarch: Henry Woodbrey ’53

2012
Wheeler Family
Patriarch: Manchester Hayes Wheeler ’29*

2011
Watson Family
Patriarch: Harry D. Watson ’20*

2010
Crowley Family
Patriarch: Nathaniel Crowley, Sr. ’42*

2009
Doten Family
Matriarch: Cora Russell Doten ’23*

2008
Foster Family
Patriarch: Walter Herbert Foster, Sr., Class of 1905*

2007
Freeman & Brockway Families
Patriarch: George L. Freeman, Class of 1903*

2006
Haskell Family
Patriarch: Edwin Haskell, Class of 1872*

2005
Higgins-Bodwell Family
Patriarch: Royal Higgins, Class of 1917*

2004
Harvey Family
Patriarch: Chandler Cushman Harvey, Class of 1890*

2003
Fogler Family
Patriarch: Raymond H. Fogler, Class of 1915*

*denotes deceased