Breaking: Sotomayor ’76, Rawlings GS ’70 to receive top alumni medals| Nov 4, 2013
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor ’76 and Association of American Universities President Hunter Rawlings III GS ’70 will be presented with the University's top alumni honors at Alumni Day onFeb. 22, the University announcedMonday.
Sotomayor, who studied history while an undergraduate at the University, will receive the Woodrow Wilson Award, which last year waspresentedto former Indiana Governor and current Purdue University President Mitch Daniels ’71.
Rawlings, who earned a Ph. D. in Classics, will receive the James Madison Medal, the highest honor bestowed upon a graduate alumnus. Hespokeat the inauguration of University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 in September, where he criticized education reforms that place too much emphasis on metrics.