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Alumni Association Honors Curt Lane for Service

Curt LaneTippie alumnus Curt Lane, BBA 1973, is among 12 notable alumni and friends selected by the UI Alumni Association to be honored at the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards luncheon June 9 at the Levitt Center for University Advancement.

Presented annually since 1963, the Distinguished Alumni Awards are the Alumni Association’s highest honor. They recognize the outstanding achievements and service of UI alumni and friends. This year's awards will be given in five categories: Achievement, Service, Faculty/Staff, Young Alumni, and Friend of the University.

"For nearly 50 years, the Alumni Association has been recognizing the outstanding efforts of alumni and friends," says Vince Nelson, president and CEO of the UI Alumni Association. "Whether through their professional work or their service to the community, they make a difference not only at our institution but around the world."

The UIAA will present three Distinguished Alumni Service Awards, honoring graduates who have provided commendable service to their nation, their communities, and their UI family. This year’s include Tippie alumnus Curt Lane, BBA 1973.

Curtis K. Lane (B.B.A. ’73)

After 35-plus years of managing institutional portfolios, Lane knows what it takes to succeed in business--and now he's helping UI students do the same. A firm believer in the importance of an outstanding education, Lane created a faculty fellowship at the Tippie College of Business that helps students gain critical real-world experience by managing two investment funds. He also offers his professional expertise to other areas of the business college and the UI campus, notably through service on the Tippie College of Business Board of Visitors and Finance Advisory Council, boards of directors of the UI Foundation and the Iowa Scholarship Fund, and membership in the Kinnick Society and Presidents Club.


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