Office of the Provost
The Charles Force Hutchison and Marjorie Smith Hutchison Medal is awarded to University of Rochester alumni in recognition of their outstanding achievement and notable service to the community, state, or nation. The President selects one or more recipients of this award annually from nominations put forward by the University community.
Rochester Distinguished Scholar
The Distinguished Scholar award recognizes doctoral alumni who have led distinguished careers in academia, private enterprise, public service and the arts. An individual is eligible for the award if he or she has earned a PhD from the University and is not currently an employee. The Provost selects the recipient of this award in consultation with the University Dean of Graduate Studies. The award is presented annually at the University doctoral commencement ceremony.