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Rosenberger Medal

The Rosenberger Medal is awarded under the Susan Colver Rosenberger Fund, which was established by Jesse L. Rosenberger in 1919 as a memorial to his wife, the daughter of Charles K. Colver 1842. His gift provided that from time to time a medal should be awarded for what was termed “specially notable or beneficial achievement.” The award is made by the Faculty of Brown University through its Rosenberger Medal of Honor Committee. There have been twenty recipients of the medal: William Williams Keen in 1925, Charles Evans Hughes in 1928, John Davison Rockefeller, Jr. in 1931, Charles Value Chapin in 1935, Mary Emma Woolley in 1937, Fred Tarbell Field in 1940, Henry Dexter Sharpe in 1944, Zechariah Chafee, Jr. in 1947, Warren Randolph Burgess in 1953, Rowland Roberts Hughes in 1955, Theodore Francis Green in 1956, Alexander Meiklejohn in 1959, Waldo Gifford Leland in 1965, Thomas John Watson, Jr. in 1968, Henry Merritt Wriston in 1976, Richard Salomon in 1982, Charles Carpenter Tillinghast, Jr. in 1982, Howard Robert Swearer in 1983, Otto Eduard Neugebauer in 1987, and Roderick Milton Chisholm in 1992.