The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes graduates of the Divinity School whose service to God, the church and the human community has been remarkable and exemplary. Established in 1973, it is the highest honor given by the Divinity School Alumni Association. It is presented to one individual each year.

Richard Heitzenrater, William Kellon Quick Professor Emeritus of Church History and Wesley Studies at Duke Divinity School, was awarded the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award.Heitzenrater Wins Alumni Award

Richard Heitzenrater, William Kellon Quick Professor Emeritus of Church History and Wesley Studies at Duke Divinity School, was awarded the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award.