Columbia Alumni Salute Their Own with Highest Honor and Gratitude

Ten Columbians receive the Alumni Federation Medal for service to Columbia today.

The awards, the highest honor given by the University's alumni, will be presented by President Rupp and Alumni Federation President Peter A. Basilevsky (Columbia College '67, Law '72) at the Federation's 97th commencement luncheon in Low Rotunda.

Ambassador Madeleine K. Albright ('68 M.A., '76 Ph.D., GSAS), the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations and recipient of an honorary doctor of laws degree from Columbia at the commencement exercises, is the featured speaker.

John A. Grammer Jr. ('63 SIPA), chair of the Alumni Medal Committee, will read citations for the medalists. Their names and a description of their service to Columbia follows.

Columbia University Record -- May 17, 1995 -- Vol. 20, No. 29