James W. Schwartz Award

The James W. Schwartz Award is the highest honor conferred by the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. It is awarded in honor of James Schwartz, former department chair of the school. The school’s Advisory Council, faculty and staff nominate candidates, and faculty and staff members select the winner.

2018: William F. "Bill" Tubbs
2017: Gene and Margy Chamberlin
2016: Dean Borg
2015: Bob and Diane Greenlee
2014: William F. Kunerth
2013: Barbara Mack
2012: Barbara Iverson
2011: John Arends
2010: David Kurns
2009: Christine Romans
2008: Everett M. Rogers
2007: Richard Doak
2006: Patricia Dean
2005: Wayne P. Davis
2004: Karol Nickell
2003: Bill Monroe
2002: James E. Grunig
2001: Louis M. Thompson, Jr.
2000: Christopher Adams
1999: Herbert Plambeck
1998: Merrill Oster
1997: Ann K. Cooper
1996: James F. Evans
1995: Ralph W. Anderson
1994: Mollie Cooney (Smith)
1994: Kevin Cooney
1993: John D. (Jack) Shelley
1992: John Madson
1991: Geneva Overholser
1990: Donald L. Arends
1989: Robert E. Kowalski
1988: Leo Mores
1987: Terry Anderson
1987: William E. Ames
1986: Roy Reiman
1985: Thomas J. Kundson
1984: Ruth Ellen Church (Lovrien)
1983: Frank Byrnes
1982: Don Muhm
1981: Lauren Soth
1980: Robert L. Bartley
1979: Don Jackson
1977: Hugh Sidey