Awards and Honors:


The Chancellor's Medal

"The Chancellor's Medal for Outstanding Achievement was first presented in 1967 as the Centennial Medal on the occasion of Chancellor William P. Tolley's 25th anniversary as chancellor. The Centennial Medal, given to recognize service to higher education and society, was presented in the years 1967-1971. The name of the award was changed to the Chancellor's Medal in 1972."

In the decades since, the medal has been given to "individuals in honor of their extraordinary contributions to the university, to their areas of expertise and/or to the community." These are individuals whose association with SU would not necessarily qualify them for or restrict them from receiving the Arents Award or the Chancellor's citation. Chancellor's medals have been awarded both on and off campus, usually at special university events.

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April 25, 2017
Samuel Clemence, Hendricks Chapel, SU

November 16, 2012
Prince Sultan bin Salman G'99, Maxwell Auditorium, SU

March 4, 2010
Frank Bisignano, Morgan Library in New York City

October 20, 2006
Gregory Allen '72
Richard Bulls '73
John Godbolt '73
Dana Harrell '71, G73
John Lobon '73
Clarence "Bucky" McGill '72
A. Alif Muhammad '71
Duane Walker '80
Ron Womack '71
Presented in Lender Auditorium, Whitman School of Management, SU

April 18, 2006
Ruby Dee and her late husband, Ossie Davis, Chancellor's Residence, SU

May 10, 2004
Shirin Ebadi, College of Law, Syracuse University

January 3, 2004
Leon Genet

November 14, 2003
Graham J. Herbert, Syracuse University

April 3, 2002
Renee Schine Crown, Ritz Carlton Hotel, Chicago

June 6, 2000
Kenneth B. Auletta, New York Public Library

April 8, 2000
Kenneth Sprague, Washington, DC

March 27, 1990
Daniel Patrick Moynihan

February 8, 1990
Elton Fax, Lubin House, NYC

October 20, 1989
Luis Monguio, Genesse Inn, Syracuse

August 17, 1989
William Coleman Fleming, Chancellor's Residence, SU

March 2, 1989
Michael Arbib
Carl J. Conti
Richard Dulude
Per Brinch Hansen
John Alan Robinson
Patrick Toole
Syracuse University Science and Technology Dedication

December 12, 1988
State Senator Warren M. Anderson

May 9, 1987
Rena Merritt Bancroft '52 '53, Syracuse University

July 12, 1985
Clifford L. Winters, Jr., Syracuse

October 29, 1984
Donna E. Shalala '70, New York City

October 19, 1984
O. Rudolph Aggrey '48, Drumlins Country Club

March 10, 1984
William B. Williams '44, Waldorf Astoria, NYC

November 16, 1983
John Noble Wilford, Jr. '56, Syracuse University

November 14, 1983
Sen. Alfonse M. D'Amato, Goldman Sachs NYC

November 11, 1982
James R. Slater, Westin Hotel, Seattle, WA

October 1, 1982
Ranieri Favilli, University of Pisa

February 8, 1982
Rupert B. Southard, Kilian Room Hall of Languages, Syracuse University

June 16, 1981
Newell W. Rossman Jr., Hotel Syracuse

May 16, 1981
Mel Elfin, Syracuse University

January 27, 1981
Neal W. O'Connor, Lubin House, NYC

March 19, 1980
Fred Silverman, Syracuse University

September 26, 1979
Charles F. Mullett, Syracuse University

March 15, 1979
Theodore C. Lutz, Washington, DC

August 24 1978
Lionel A. Grossman, Chancellor's Residence

February 2, 1978
John G. Heimann, McLean, VA

April 17, 1977
Nathan W. Shock, Maxwell Hall, Syracuse University

March 7, 1977
Maurice Mann, Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco

November 18, 1976
Mario Forte, Lubin House, NYC

August 7, 1975
Arthur Poister, Crouse College Auditorium

April 7, 1975
Aaron Copland, Lubin House, NYC

January 28, 1975
Bob Dishy, Lubin House, NYC

December 17, 1974
Gilbert Cates, Lubin House, NYC

April 30, 1974
Sen. Joseph Biden, Washington, D. C.

January 19, 1974
Ben Schwartzwalder, Century Club

October 19, 1973
DeWitt C. LeFevre, Hotel Syracuse

October 4,1973
Roy A. Price, Hotel Syracuse

September 21, 1973
Victor Hanson, Varsity Club via phone

April 29, 1973
Miss Ollie A. Randall, Gerontology Center Convocation

December 8, 1971
Edward Elman, Lubin House, NYC

April 26, 1971
Spencer Parratt, Washington, DC

March 10, 1971
Tom Lovell, Lubin House, NYC

February 22, 1971
Dr. James E. Allen Jr., Atlantic City, NJ

December 17, 1970
Harold M. Jalonack

December 16, 1970
Paul A. Schoepflin
Frederick K. Glynn

December 10, 1970
Dr. Martin A. Pomerantz, Physics Building

December 9, 1970
Kalman B. Druck, NCC I

December 1, 1970
Arnold W. Johnson, Bellevue Country Club

November 30, 1970
Dr. Donald H. Davenport

November 5, 1970
Mrs. Helen Franzolin Boehm, Lawrinson Hall

October 30, 1970
Jon A. Williams '50
William H. Carter
Presented in Drumlins Country Club

October 24, 1970
Don G. Williams, SU Audiovisual Center, San Diego

October 16, 1970
Edwin A. Link, Link Hall Dedication

October 1, 1970
Frank C. Ash
Frederick S. Crysler
Presented in the Hotel Syracuse Country House

June 8, 1970
Douglass G. Haring, 117 Euclid Terrace

June 5, 1970
Dewitt C. LeFevre, Hotel Syracuse Motor Inn

June 5, 1970
Bruce Foote, Crouse College

May 7, 1970
Merlin Fred Pollock, School of Art faculty dinner, General Hutchinson House

May 1, 1970
Burton Richard Benjamin, Gifford Auditorium

April 29, 1970
Robert Bingham Downs, Maxwell Hall, Syracuse University

April 20, 1970
Ralph Nader, Hendricks Chapel

November 15, 1969
Ernest Stevenson Bird

November 14, 1969
James Hudnall, Texas

October 2, 1969
Sir Frank Francis, Lawrinson Hall

September 3, 1969
Frank Peter Piskor

August 18, 1969
Sol Feinstone, Grant Auditorium

June 7, 1969
Marjorie C Smith, Kum Bak Dinner, Onondaga County War Memorial

May 29, 1969
Clarence W. Hilton, Drumlins Country Club

May 8, 1969
Daniel Patrick Moynihan

April 30, 1969
Theodore Pierson, Hotel Syracuse Country House

April 12, 1969
William S. Stuhr

March 19, 1969
Lawrence Seymour Warren, Palm Beach, Florida

February 6, 1969
Rodney Stephen Steiger, New Theater

February 6, 1969
Claire Bloom, New Theater

January 31, 1969
Keith J. Kennedy, Lawrinson Hall

January 29, 1969
Gustav A. Metzger

November 8, 1968
Earl N. Felio, SU Parents Association Meeting

November 7, 1968
Philip Hofer, SU Library Associates Luncheon

September 11, 1968
Joe Lowe, His New York City apartment

May 2, 1968
Eric Henry Faigle, Hotel Pierre in New York City

March 18, 1968
Mohamed Ibrahim Egal, Hotel Syracuse

November 10, 1967
Louis Tomlinson Benezet
John Frederick Olson
Robert Fisher Oxnam
William Pearson Tolley
Presented at the Chancellor's 25th Anniversary Dinner, Hotel Syracuse