2017, presented 2018: Kathryn Wayne / Convocation remarks & Introduction by Gregory P. J. Most

2016, presented 2017: Elizabeth O'Keefe / Convocation remarks & Introduction by Maria Oldal and Marie-Chantal L'Écuyer-Coelho

2015, presented 2016: Ann Baird Whiteside / Convocation remarks & Introduction by Jolene de Verges, Sherman Clarke, and Mark Pompelia

2014, presented 2015: Daniel Starr / Convocation remarks & Introduction by Ted Goodman and Sherman Clarke

2013, presented 2014: Joan Benedetti / Convocation remarks & Introduction by Jon Evans

2012, presented 2013: Ted Goodman / Convocation remarks

2011, presented 2012: Rosemary Furtak (1943-2011) / Convocation remarks (by Janice Lea Lurie)

2010, presented 2011: Margaret Webster / Convocation remarks

2008, presented 2009: Patricia Barnett / Convocation remarks & Introduction by Eric Wolf

2007, presented 2008: Susan Craig / Convocation remarks

2005, presented 2006: Sherman Clarke / Convocation remarks & Introduction by Elizabeth O'Keefe

2004, presented 2005: Nancy S. Schuller (1940-2011)

2003, presented 2004: Angela Giral

2002, presented 2003: Nancy Allen / Convocation remarks

2001, presented 2002: Betty Jo Kish Irvine / Convocation remarks

2000: no award made

1999, presented 2000: Pamela J. Parry / Convocation remarks

1998, presented 1999: Toni Petersen

1997, presented 1998: William Dane

1996, presented 1997: Lois Swan Jones (1927-2006)

1995: no award made

1994, presented 1995: Mary Williamson / Convocation remarks

1993: no award made

1992, presented 1993: Luraine Tansey (1918-2014)

1991, presented 1992: William B. Walker (1930-2017)

1990, presented 1991: Jacqueline Viaux (1913-1998)

1989, presented 1990: Wolfgang M. Freitag (1924-2012)

1988, presented 1989: Caroline Backlund (1920-2016)

1987: Antje B. Lemke (1918-2017)

1986: Bernard Karpel (1911-1986)