Summer 2001
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2001 Distinguished Alumni Awards
Chicago Booth alumni are tops in their fields. They rescue troubled companies, discover the firms of tomorrow, and execute bold new policies for the public. To celebrate such achievements, the school annually presents its Distinguished Alumni Awards, recognizing outstanding contributions to the corporate, entrepreneurial, and public service arenas.

James M. Kilts, '74
Distinguished Corporate Alumnus

Robert C. McCormack, '68
Distinguished Entrepreneurial Alumnus

Richard Spillenkothen, '75
Distinguished Public Service/Public Sector Alumnus

By Amy Rust


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