For Exceptional Service to Stanford University

The Kenneth M. Cuthbertson Award recognizes exceptional contributions of all types to Stanford University. The Award, which is open to all members of the Stanford community, is to recognize extraordinary contributions to the achievement of the goals of the University. Such contributions might be, for example, unusually distinguished service to the University, uncommon ingenuity in meeting University objectives, or exceptional intelligence, diligence, and sensitivity in discharging responsibilities. Ordinarily, one award is made each year.

Past winners of the Cuthbertson Award

2013-14:
Robert D. Simoni, Donald Kennedy Chair in the School of Humanities and Sciences and Professor of Biology

2012-13:
Larry N. Horton, Senior Associate Vice President for Government & Community Relations

2011-12:
Sally Dickson, Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs
John Pearson, Director, Bechtel International Center

2010-11:
Valerie Kiszka, Student Services Manager, Biology

2009-10:
John Bravman, Freeman-Thornton Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Bing Centennial Professor of Materials
Science and Engineering
H. Craig Heller, Lorry I. Lokey/Business Wire Professor of Biology

2008-09:
Charles Junkerman, Associate Provost and Dean of Continuing Studies, Master of Liberal Arts Program, and Summer Session
Arthur Bienenstock, Special Assistant to the President for Federal Research Policy and Professor at SSRL and of Materials Science & Engineering and of Applied Physics

2007-08:
Nona Chiariello, Research Coordinator, Jasper Ridge

2006-07:
Christine Griffith, Associate Dean, Office of Graduate Life

2005-06:
Timothy R. Warner, Vice Provost for Budget and Auxiliaries Management

2004-05:
Lois Wagner, Director, University Events/Lively Arts

2003-04:
Carolyn Manning, Vice President of the Stanford Alumni Association

2002-03:
Margaret J. Kimball, University Archivist, Stanford Libraries
Charles H. Kruger, Vice Provost and Dean of Research and Graduate Policy, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering

2001-02:
Carole Buffum, Executive Director of Finance and Administration, School of Medicine
Dick Gould, Head Coach, Men’s Tennis

2000-01:
Margaret Ann Fidler, Associate Vice Provost for Administration, Office of the Vice Provost for Student Affairs
John Ford, Vice President for Development, Office of Development

1999-00:
Perry Everett, Financial Manager and Controller, School of Medicine
Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Professor of French and Italian

1998-99:
Michael Hudnall, Deputy General Counsel

1997-98:
Mark Zoback, Geophysics (and Chair, Committee of 15)

1996-97:
Michael Cowan, Associate Dean for Administration, School of Medicine

1995-96:
Mona Duggan, Associate Director External Relations, Museum of Art

1994-95:
Iris Brest, Associate General Counsel Emerita

1993-94:
Patricia Devaney, Associate Dean of Research
Marvin Herrington, Director of Public Safety

1992-93:
Alan Grundman, Administrative Director, Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve
Ann Elizabeth Rafferty, Undergraduate Assistant, Political Science

1991-92:
James Knox, Curator of British and American History, Green Library
Stephen Peeps, Associate Vice President for Development

1990-91:
Karlene Dickey, Associate Dean, Graduate Division
Robert Sumner, Mechanical Technician/Electrician, Electrical Engineering Research

1989-90:
Ruby Mason and Verity Powell, Pre-professional Advisors at the Undergraduate Advising Center

1988-89:
Mary Sevilla, Head of Loan Division, Green Library

1987-88:
Rod Adams, Treasurer of the University
Clara Bush, Academic Secretary to the University

1986-87:
William Stone, Director of the Alumni Association

1985-86:
William Cleveland, Audio Visual Coordinator

1984-85:
Gerald Lieberman, Vice Provost, Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Professor in Operations Research and Statistics
Maurine Buma, Accounting Officer Controller's Office

1983-84:
Lyle Nelson, Professor in Communication

1982-83:
Robert W. Beyers, Director of News Service

1981-82:
Raymond F. Bacchetti, Vice Provost for Management & Director of University Budgets

First Presentation 1980-81:
Kenneth Cuthbertson, Vice President for Development