President’s Award for Visionary Achievement

President Snyder created the President’s Award for Visionary Achievement in 2008 to recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves through exceptional philanthropic service to the university, the world and humanity. Previous honorees include Peter B. Lewis, Iris Wolstein, Milton and Tamar Maltz, Tinkham Veale, Norma Lerner, Jane Baker Nord, the Cleveland Foundation, Ronald B. Richard, William B. La Place, Phillip A. Ranney, and the Fowler family.


Award Recipients

2023: Mandel Foundation

2022: Frank N. Linsalata

2020: Coleman P. Burke (presented during Fall Convocation 2020) 

2018: Larry Sears and Sally Zlotnick Sears

2017: Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation