Be Inspired by Alumni Leaders

Mary Mitchell Beaumont

Mary Mitchell Beaumont and sons


Mary Mitchell Beaumont MA ’89 LAS was the 2018 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award. Mary has been a passionate advocate for UIS since she stepped foot on campus, and was a founding steering committee member of the Alumni SAGE Society.

Larry Golden

Larry Golden


Professor emeritus Dr. Larry Golden was the 2019 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award. Larry is a founding faculty member of the University and current Founding Director of the Illinois Innocence Project. He has made a significant impact on UIS.