- Honorary Degree (1982)
- Doctor of Laws
- Education/Social Work Building Dedication
- Indianapolis, Indiana
- Presenter: John William Ryan
- School of Education Distinguished Alumni Award (1982)
Gene Schwilck was the former president of the Danforth Foundation in St. Louis. He has a doctorate in education from Indiana University, which awarded him with a honorary degree and the School of Education Distinguished Alumni Award in 1982.