Thomas Ketchum Awarded Yale Medal
October 17, 2016 in Notes
Chip Rubendall reports (or maybe you’ve already read) that classmate and TD’er THOMAS KETCHUM (TK to his friends) HAS BEEN AWARDED THE YALE MEDAL.
Here’s the citation: “Thomas B. Ketchum ’72 has served Yale and its community with exceptional dedication for many years, contributing his energy and expertise to numerous areas of strategic importance to Yale, on both global and domestic fronts. He is a charter member of the President’s Council on International Activities and of the Jackson Institute Board of Advisors. He was also a member of the executive committee of the successful Yale Tomorrow Campaign and the Parents Leadership Council, and now serves on the Yale Development Council. Additionally, he serves as one of Yale’s representatives on the boards of trustees of Yale-New Haven Health System and Yale-New Haven Hospital. A tireless supporter of Yale Athletics and the Yale College Class of ’72, Tom is a longstanding board member of the Yale Hockey Association and was a member of Reunion Gift Committees for his 25th, 30th, 35th and 40th reunions. Tom is also president of the boards of The Mory’s Association and Mory’s Preservation, Inc.”
Information about the Yale Medal: “Five individuals have been selected by the Association of Yale Alumni (AYA) to receive the Yale Medal in 2016. This year’s recipients are Roland W. Betts ’68, Thomas B. Ketchum ’72, Susan E. Lennon ‘85 M.P.P.M., James C. Lu ’77 and Indra K. Nooyi ’80 M.P.P.M. Inaugurated in 1952, the Yale Medal is the highest award presented by the Association of Yale Alumni and is conferred solely to recognize and honor outstanding individual service to the university. Since its inception, the Yale Medal has been presented to 308 individuals, all of whom not only showed deep devotion to the ideals of the university, but also were conspicuous in demonstrating their support of Yale through extensive, exemplary service on behalf of the university as a whole or one of its many schools, institutes, or programs.”
Congratulations to TK and all the other medalists!
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