Year Last Name
2015 Bunn, Arthur H.
2015 Cousin, Ambassador Ertharin
2015 Folse, Dr. J. Roland
2015 Slutkin, Dr. Gary
2015 Vaughn Gabbard, Sara
2015 Withers, Jr., W. Russell*
2014 Canning, John A.
2014 Clinton, The Honorable Hillary Rodham
2014 Krzyzewski, Michael
2014 Minow, Newton N.
2013 Barnes, Brenda C.
2013 Hammer, Dr. William
2013 Johnson, Dr. G. Timothy
2013 Lane, Robert
2013 Ontiveros, Robert
2013 Pregracke, Chad
2012 Driscoll, Jean
2012 Farrell, W. James
2012 Lovell, Jr., James A.
2012 Lynn, Dr. Naomi Burgos
2012 Miller, Sergeant Robert J.*
2012 Schnirring, William R.
2012 Thunman, Admiral N. Ronald
2011 Gray, Mary (Lackritz) & Richard
2011 Khan, Shahid R.
2011 Madigan, Shirley
2011 Netsch, The Honorable Dawn Clark*
2011 Nugent, Dr. Timothy J.*
2010 Bauer, The Honorable William
2010 Christopher, Doris
2010 Dempsey, Mary
2010 Jackson, Mannie
2010 Knight, Lester
2010 The Joffrey Ballet
2009 Boritt, Professor Gabor
2009 Burlingame, Dr. Michael
2009 Carwardine, Professor Richard J.
2009 Cellini, Julie
2009 Davis, Collum
2009 Davis, Dr. Rodney G.
2009 Foner, Dr. Eric
2009 Green Medford, Dr. Edna
2009 Guelzo, Allen
2009 Harvey Baker, Jean
2009 Holzer, Harold
2009 Hubbard, Dr. Charles
2009 Keller, Ron
2009 Kunhardt, III, Phillip
2009 McClarey, John
2009 Neiman, LeRoy*
2009 Pollack, Donald
2009 Provost, Jr., Robert
2009 Rogers, Jr., Bob
2009 Schwartz, Dr. Thomas
2009 Smith, Jack
2009 Sneller, Dr. Rhoda & Lowell
2009 Taper, Louise
2009 Temple, Dr. Wayne C.
2009 Tolpo, Lily*
2009 Weinberg, Daniel
2009 Williams, The Honorable Frank
2009 Wilson, Dr. Douglas
2008 Donald, David Herbert*
2008 Engelhardt, Irl
2008 Flaum, The Honorable Joel
2008 Norwood, William
2008 Siebel, Thomas
2007 Block, Judith
2007 Bobins, Norman
2007 Buchanan, The Reverend John R.
2007 Johnson Rice, Linda
2007 McMorrow, The Honorable Mary Ann*
2006 Behrens, The Reverend Thomas
2006 Moy, Dr. Richard*
2006 Osborn, William A.
2006 Wills, Garry
2006 Zhou Brothers, DaHuang & Shan
2005 Brennan, Edward A.*
2005 Broder, David S.*
2005 Holonyak, Jr., Dr. Nick
2005 Inglett, Dr. George E.
2005 Joyner-Kersee, Jacqueline
2005 Marshall, Dr. Stephanie Pace
2004 Beschloss, Dr. Michael
2004 Crisp, II, Harry
2004 Ranney, Jr., George A.
2004 Terkel, Louis ‘Studs’*
2004 Wish, Ernest R.
2003 Connelley, Sister Rosemary
2003 Gidwitz, Ronald
2003 Maitland, Jr., The Honorable John
2003 Milnes, Sherril*
2003 Rust, Jr., Edward
2003 Wyatt, The Reverend Dr. Addie L.*
2002 Considine, Frank*
2002 Conte, Lou
2002 Greenberg, Jack
2002 Schaalman, Rabbi Herman
2002 Shaw, Bernard
2002 Stewart, James*
2001 Bassiouni, Dr. M. Cherif
2001 Betts, Dr. Henry B.*
2001 Ebert, Roger*
2001 Pritzker, Marian ‘Cindy’
2001 Samuelson, Orion
2001 Smyth, Father John
2000 Martin, The Honorable Lynn Morley
2000 McDermott, Monsignor Ignatius*
2000 McKenna, Andrew J.
2000 Richards, The Reverend Robert Eugene ‘Bob’
2000 Steele, Harold
2000 Turow, Scott
1999 Crown, Lester
1999 Edgar, Governor Jim
1999 Novak, Robert D.*
1999 Turner, Stansfield
1998 Bensinger, The Honorable Peter B.
1998 Jackson, Preston
1998 Marty, Martin E.
1998 Ryan, Patrick G.
1998 Shalikashvili, General John M. D.*
1998 Simon, Senator Paul*
1997 Bernardin, Cardinal Joseph*
1997 Brooks, Gwendolyn*
1997 Lavin, Leonard H.*
1997 Lewis, Jr., Ramsey E.
1997 Michel, Robert H.*
1997 Reinsdorf, Jerry M.
1997 Simon, The Honorable Seymour*
1996 Boyd, Willard L.
1996 Ikenberry, Dr. Stanley O.
1996 Kirkpatrick, Jeane J.*
1996 Luckman, Sid*
1996 Schriesheim, Alan*
1995 Brady, James S.*
1995 Kirsner, Joseph B.*
1995 Kurtis, William H.
1995 Malott, Robert H.
1995 Weber, Arnold W.
1994 Dixon, Senator Alan J.*
1994 Galvin, Robert W.*
1994 Nagel, Steven R.
1994 Richardson, The Reverend John T.
1994 Smith, Kay
1994 Watson, Anthony J.
1993 Barnett, Etta Moten*
1993 Bryan, John H.
1993 Chandrasekhar, Subrahmanyan*
1993 Fisher, Lester E.
1993 Hunt, Richard
1993 O’Connor, James J.
1992 Chinigo, Marajen Stevick*
1992 Graham, William B.*
1992 Honnold, Jr., John O.*
1992 Laterbur, Paul C.*
1992 Lopez, Dr. Osvaldo I.
1992 Stone, W. Clement*
* Laureates who are deceased
Year Last Name
1991 Beckman, Arnold O.*
1991 Blackmun, Harry A.*
1991 Donnelley, Gaylord*
1991 Ross, Norman A.*
1991 Thompson, Governor James R.
1991 Wavering, Elmer H.*
1990 Adler, Mortimer J.*
1990 Burman, Marshall L.*
1990 Kemper, Jr., James S.*
1990 Lederman, Leon M.
1990 Stockdale, General James B.*
1990 Warfield, William C.*
1989 Corbally, John C.*
1989 Freund, C. Geraldine*
1989 Funk, Jr., Eugene D.*
1989 Gray, Hannah H.
1989 Paepcke, Elizabeth N.*
1988 Andreas, Dwayne O.*
1988 Chancellor, John*
1988 Marovitz, Abraham Lincoln*
1988 Meyer, Raymond Joseph*
1988 O’Malley, Patrick L.*
1987 Butler, Michael
1987 Harvey, Paul*
1987 Massey, Dr. Walter
1987 Payton, Walter*
1986 Bere, James*
1986 Fetridge, William Harrison*
1986 Rossi, Lawrence*
1986 Tallchief, Maria*
1985 Krainik, Ardis*
1985 Lesar, Hiram Henry*
1985 Page, Ruth*
1985 Terra, Daniel James*
1984 Block, Leigh B.*
1984 Marmaduke, Virginia L.*
1984 Neilsen, Jr., Arthur C.*
1984 Strohm, John L.*
1983 Mulroy, Thomas R.*
1983 Newman, Ralph*
1983 Royko, Mike*
1983 Short, Bobby*
1982 Bitzer, Donald L.
1982 Block, John R.
1982 Collins, Marva N.
1982 Morris, Delyte W.*
1981 Ayers, Thomas G.*
1981 Cronin, James W.
1981 Reagan, President Ronald W.*
1981 Stevenson III, The Honorable Adlai E.
1981 Trutter, John T.*
1980 Franklin, John Hope*
1980 Rubloff, Arthur*
1979 Anderson, John B.
1979 Anglund, Joan Walsh
1979 Hewitt, William Alexander*
1979 Ingersoll, Robert Stephen*
1979 Jacobson, Leon Orris*
1979 Jenner, Jr., Albert*
1979 Kirkpatrick, Clayton*
1979 Lawrence, Marjorie*
1978 Bone, Robert Gehlmann*
1978 McCormick, Brooks*
1978 Dilliard, Irving Lee*
1978 Landers, Ann*
1978 Shapiro, Samuel H.*
1978 Stratton, The Honorable William G.*
1978 Walker, Governor Daniel*
1977 Beckwith, Robert Todd Lincoln*
1977 Heston, Charlton*
1977 Holm, Celeste*
1977 Kerner, The Honorable Otto*
1977 Rickover, Hyman George*
1977 Sheen, Archbishop Fulton J.*
1976 Bradley, The Reverend Preston*
1976 Freeman, Jr., Gaylord A.*
1976 Goldblatt, Louis*
1976 Ives, Burl*
1976 Levi, Edward Hirsh*
1976 Sudler, Louis Courtenay*
1975 Witwer, Sr., Samuel*
1974 Arrington, William*
1974 Bellow, Saul*
1974 Chicago Symphony Orchestra
1974 Goodman, Benjamin (Benny)*
1974 Kuhfuss, William John*
1973 Ogilvie, The Honorable Richard B.*
1973 Vandiver, Frank Everson*
1972 Benny, Jack*
1972 Henry, David Dodds*
1972 Julian, Percy Lavon*
1972 Van Doren, Mark*
1971 MacLeish, Archibald*
1970 Angle, Paul McClelland*
1970 Banks, Ernest (Ernie)*
1970 Campbell, William J.*
1970 Westmoreland, William C.*
1969 Kennedy, David Matthew*
1968 Albright, Ivan LeLorraine*
1968 Brickhouse, John B. (Jack)*
1968 Dunham, Katherine*
1968 Goldberg, Arthur*
1968 Manus, William Edward*
1968 Ryerson, Edward L.*
1968 Weinstein, Rabbi Jacob Joseph*
1968 Wilkins, Roy*
1967 Ackermann, William Carl*
1967 Adams, Roger*
1967 Douglas, Paul H.*
1967 Downs, Hugh
1967 Evans, Jr., Charles (Chick)*
1967 Fuller, Richard Buckminster*
1967 Hastings, John Simpson*
1967 Hilliard, Raymond Marcellus*
1967 Huggins, Charles Brenton*
1967 Jackson, Mahalia*
1967 Johnston, Wayne Andrew*
1967 Kupcinet, Irving (Kup)*
1967 Luthy, George Littlewood*
1967 Montgomery, James Winchester*
1967 Shuman, Charles B.*
1967 The Fine Arts Quintet: Sorkin, Leonard*; Loft, Abram; Sopkin, George*; Stanick, Gerald
1967 Wagner, Martin*
1967 Wood, Robert Elkington*
1966 Beadle, George Wells*
1966 Berry, Edwin Carlos (Bill)*
1966 Chandler, Edgar Hugh Storer*
1966 Dirksen, Everett McKinley*
1966 Field IV, Marshall*
1966 Fox, Carol*
1966 Halas, Sr., George Stanley*
1966 Heineman, Sr., Ben Walter*
1966 Johnson, John Harold*
1966 Meyer, Karl Albert*
1966 Offner, Franklin Faller*
1966 Roche, James Michael*
1966 Schaefer, Walter V.*
1966 Trueblood, Robert Martin*
1966 van der Rohe, Ludwig Mies*
1966 Willis, Benjamin Coppage*
1965 Bardeen, John*
1965 Block, Joseph Leopold*
1965 Boyle, John Stephen*
1965 Browne, Richard Gibbs*
1965 Brundage, Avery*
1965 Edwards Day, James*
1965 Ganz, Rudolph*
1965 Mauldin, William H. (Bill)*
1965 Meyer, Cardinal Albert*
1965 Newmark, Nathan Mortimer*
1965 Patterson, William Alan*
1965 Quaal, Ward Louis*
1965 Stevenson II, Adlai E.*
* Laureates who are deceased