Michigan Ross Alumni Awards

Alumni awards recognize the service and impact of extraordinary Michigan Ross alumni. Voted for by alumni peers, award winners are announced every fall.

Alumni Achievement Award

David D. Alger Alumni Achievement Award

Established in 1989, this award recognizes an alumnus or alumna of the business school whose attainments in their professional field have brought distinction to themselves, credit to the school, and benefit to their fellow citizens.

The Alumni Achievement Award is named in honor of David D. Alger, MBA 1968, and 2001 recipient of this award. David was a dynamic, involved, passionate member of the Michigan Business School community and a member of the School’s Visiting Committee. David perished in the events of Sept. 11, 2001.

Alumni Service Award

Bert F. Wertman Alumni Service Award

Established in 1989, this award recognizes an alumnus or alumna of the business school for outstanding service to the school and/or to the university.

The Alumni Service award is named in honor of Bert F. Wertman, who served for more than 60 years as president of the Class of 1928. Through his leadership and caring, the class remained a cohesive and vital group and held a record number of continuous reunions.

Young Alumni Award

Young Alumni Award

The Young Alumni Award was created in 2020 to recognize exceptional young alumni who have enhanced the reputation of Ross by their outstanding professional achievements and/or continued engagement and service to the school/university or community.

Contact the Ross Alumni Engagement Office for more information:

rossalumni@umich.edu
(734) 763-5775