President’s Office

The Thomas Lamb Eliot Award for Lifetime Achievement by a Reed College Graduate

Reed's Eliot Award recognizes a Reed alumnus or alumna who has demonstrated long and important service in their field of endeavor.

Further, the award seeks to recognize graduates who exemplify qualities that Reed values, including intellectual rigor, independence, and integrity.

Past Recipients of the Eliot Award

2017–2018: Abe Bergman '54, professor emeritus of pediatrics at the University of Washington's Harborview Medical Center 

2015–2016: Mark Ptashne ’61, Ludwig Professor of Molecular Biology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Institute

2014–2015: Arlene Blum ’66, consultant, Arlene Blum Lectures

2013–2014: Gary Snyder ’51, writer

2012–2013: Barbara Ehrenreich ’63, author

2010–2011: Richard Danzig ’65, director, Center for a New American Security

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presidentsoffice@reed.edu

Dawn Thompson
Executive Assistant to
the President
dthomp@reed.edu

Telephone: 503/777-7500
Fax: 503/777-7701

Liz Colie Gadberry
Presidential Events Manager
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