Honorary Alumni Award

The selection will be made from candidates who have provided a distinctive contribution to the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources on a state, national or international level; have relieved the suffering of disadvantaged people; or contributed to any unique program that benefits humankind.

Past Recipients

  • 2021: Kenneth J. Rauscher and Karen Schroeder
  • 2020: Troy Bancroft
  • 2019: Carol Fosburg
  • 2018: Douglas D. Buhler
  • 2017: Ken Nobis
  • 2015: Nancy Thelen
  • 2013: Chuck Ross
  • 2012: Captain Dennis L. Grinold
  • 2010: Angelo Oricchio
  • 2009: Bill Demmer
  • 2008: Margaret "Maggie" Bethel and George Good
  • 2007: Richard Foster
  • 2006: David Morris
  • 2005: Raleigh Barlowe
  • 2004: Bob Perrin
  • 2003: Van Snider
  • 2002: Pauline Glassbrook
  • 2001: Gundel Tora Gunilla Jönson
  • 2000: John Culter
  • 1999: J. Ian Gray
  • 1998: Keith Creagh
  • 1997: Vincent Hegarty
  • 1996: Robert G. Gast
  • 1995: M. Peter McPherson
  • 1994: Fred L. Poston
  • 1993: Marylee Davis
  • 1992: George Ashby Green
  • 1991: Bill Schuette
  • 1990: Gordon LaFontaine
  • 1989: Malcolm Trout
  • 1988: John DiBiaggio
  • 1987: Gordon Guyer
  • 1986: Elwood Kirkpatrick
  • 1985: John A. Anderson
  • 1984: Robert Driscoll
  • 1983: Sylvan Wittwer
  • 1982: Pauline Carr
  • 1981: Larry Boger
  • 1980: James Anderson
  • 1979: Dean Pridgeon
  • 1978: Edgar Harden
  • 1977: William Milliken
  • 1976: John Hannah

News

  • MSU CANR names Buhler 2018 honorary alumnus

    Published on March 7, 2018
    The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan State University is honoring six leaders in agriculture and natural resources for their community, state and national leadership.