Awards
Distinguished Service Awards

CASE recognizes individuals and organizations who have provided extraordinary service to education and the advancement profession through its Distinguished Service Awards.

Why nominate? CASE Distinguished Service Awards:


2018 Distinguished Service Award Winners

The E. Burr Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award honors individuals whose professional accomplishments have made a significant and lasting impact on the field of institutional advancement.

2018 Recipient of the E. Burr Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award

Susan Washburn, Founding Principal, Washburn & McGoldrick, LLC


The James L. Fisher Award for Distinguished Service recognizes individuals, organizations, foundations, corporations or publications for extraordinary service to education of national or international significance, beyond service to a single institution or state.

2018 Recipient of the James L. Fisher Award for Distinguished Service

Fred Ruiz, Nominated by the University of California, Merced


The Frank L. Ashmore Award for Service to CASE and the Advancement Profession recognizes outstanding volunteer service by current or former staff at a CASE member institution or an Educational Partner.

2018 Recipient of the Frank L. Ashmore Award for Service to CASE and the Advancement Profession

William Walker, Consultant, The Napa Group


The Ernest T. Stewart Award for Alumni Volunteer Involvement honors an alumnus or alumna who has provided exceptional volunteer service in support of education to one or more institutions.

2018 Recipient of the Ernest T. Stewart Award for Alumni Volunteer Involvement

Belle Turner Lynch, Nominated by Oglethorpe University


The Distinguished Friend of Education Award honors an individual whose volunteer service has helped to advance education at an educational institution even though he or she is not a graduate of that institution.

2018 Recipient of the Distinguished Friend of Education Award

Abraham, Mayer and Arlene Mitchell, Nominated by University of South Alabama


The John Lippincott Award for Global Advancement and Support of Education honors an individual at a CASE member institution who has made significant contributions to CASE and to building and growing the advancement profession internationally.

2018 Recipient of the John Lippincott Award for Global Advancement and Support of Education

Germán Campos Valle, Director of Institutional Development, Universidad Anáhuac México