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Hileman Award

The Donald G. Hileman Distinguished Alumni Award, named for the first permanent dean of the college, was established in 1994 in celebration of the college's 25th anniversary. The award is given to college alumni who have made notable contributions to the field of communication and information.

Current and past winners of the award are listed below.

2016 - Cathy Ackermann

2015 - Mark McNeely

2014 - Sharon Price John

2013 - Charlie Tombras

2012 - Alexia Poe

2011 - Alan D. Wilson

2010 - Alan Greenberg

2009 - Faye Julian

2008 - John Noble Wilford

2007 - Peyton Manning

2006 - The Honorable John J. Duncan Jr.

2005 - Karen Brown Dunlap

2004 - H. Wayne Hudson

2002 - Monica J. Langley

2001 - Thomas B. Ballard

2000 - Susan G. Barnes

1999 - Richard Marius

1998 - Gill Duff

1997 - Gordon A. Glover, Robert E. Selwyn, and M. J. Wyatt

1996 - Steven A. Holland, Stephen D. Reese, and Danny Wendell

1995 - Sarah Booth Conroy, W. Lawrence Patrick

1994 - Anne Holt,  Dwayne Summar, and Bruce Vanden Bergh