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These lists and rosters provide information on various awards and positions at Dickinson College. Browse and search through these lists here.

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The Arts Award was established by Dickinson College in order to recognize achievements in the Arts and Humanities. Honoring Dr. William Wilcox Edel, alumnus and former president of the college, the Arts Award is bestowed upon an individual who has made an outstanding contribution in the performing or visual arts.

Date Range: 1958-2017

List Type: Honors and Awards, Visual and Performing Arts

The Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching was instituted in 1993-1994 to replace the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award that had been given every year since 1960. The award winner receives a cash honorarium as well as a citation prepared and read by the dean of the college at the last faculty meeting of the year. It is the highest honor the college bestows on a member of the faculty for excellence in teaching. The recipient is selected by the president from a list of nominees provided by former recipients.

Date Range: 1961-2019

List Type: Dickinson Faculty, Honors and Awards

The Benjamin Rush Award for Humanistic Values in Corporate Life is presented "to a business leader who had demonstrated through his or her actions in the corporate world a personal commitment to the values of the liberal arts as expressed in the principles upon which Dickinson was founded and to which the College is committed." The award was made possible through a gift from Dr. Wilbur M. Rabinowitz, a member of the Class of 1940.

Date Range: 1985-2012

List Type: Honors and Awards

Upon the opening of the College, the term "Principal" was applied to the office of the executive of the College. From an early date, however, "President" gained acceptance in reference to the school's ranking administrator.

Date Range: 1785-2017

List Type: Dickinson Administration

A list those who have served as editors of The Dickinsonian, Dickinson College's student newspaper.

Date Range: 1888-2013

List Type: Dickinson Students and Alumni, Leadership Roles

The Constance and Rose Ganoe Memorial Fund established in 1969 through a bequest of the late William A. Ganoe of the Class of 1902 provides that an award be given annually to a professor at the college selected by the members of the senior class immediately prior to their graduation through a secret balloting process.

The award winner receives a cash honorarium plus the opportunity to use funds accumulating as a result of the endowment to purchase books for the library or educational equipment for departmental or college-wide purposes.

Date Range: 1969-2019

List Type: Dickinson Faculty, Honors and Awards

The Glover Memorial Lectures are usually presented in alternate years. This lectureship in science was established in 1958 in memory of John Glover of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, the inventor of the Glover Tower, and in memory of his son and grandson, Henry and Lester Glover, by the late Dr. John D. Yeagley and Mrs. Yeagley of York, Pennsylvania.

Date Range: 1959-1995

List Type: Lectures and Symposia

A list of those who have received an honorary degree from Dickinson College.

Date Range: 1790-2012

List Type: Honors and Awards

A combined list of the presidents of the Male Senate and the Female Senate.

Date Range: 1909-1935

List Type: Dickinson Students and Alumni, Leadership Roles

A list of those who served as president of their senior class.

Date Range: 1868-2013

List Type: Dickinson Students and Alumni, Leadership Roles

A list of those who have served as president of the Student Senate.

Date Range: 1935-2013

List Type: Dickinson Students and Alumni, Leadership Roles

A list of air cadets who trained at Dickinson College during the Second World War.

Date Range: 1943-1944

List Type: Military