Nominations are open for the 2018 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus/a Award. This award, first presented in 1962, is the highest honor bestowed upon a Washington State University alumnus/a.

The award honors alumni who shall have made a distinguished contribution to society, or who, through personal achievement, brought distinction to Washington State University.

The recipient will be selected by the WSU Board of Regents based on a review of nominations and the recommendations of the Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus/a Award Committee. The committee does not consider nominations of individuals currently holding public/political office. Posthumous nominations are not considered.

For more information, to download the nomination form or to submit the form online, visit

The nomination process is open through February 1.