Alumni Day honorees Heckman, Milley focus on service and public policy

Saturday, Feb 20, 2016
by Michael Hotchkiss, Office of Communications

The recipients of Princeton's top alumni awards stressed the value of service and the power of public policy during the University's annual Alumni Day on Saturday, Feb. 20. James Heckman, the Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College at the University of Chicago and a winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, received the James Madison Medal, the University's top honor for Graduate School alumni. Heckman earned a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton in 1971. Gen. Mark Milley, chief of staff of the U.S. Army and a member of the Class of 1980, received the Woodrow Wilson Award, the University's highest honor for undergraduate alumni.

Learn more about Alumni Day and the honorees.