- IUPUI Maynard K. Hine Medal (2014)
Jerome Withered graduated with a B.S. from Purdue in 1973, followed by a masters in economics from the University of Virginia in 1976. He received his law degree from the McKinney School of Law in 1980, graduating summa cum laude, and has since been practicing in Lafayette. He has been selected as an Indiana Super Lawyer and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and Litigation Counsel of America.
Withered has served for 13 years on the board of directors for the McKinney School of Law's alumni association. Under his leadership, the alumni board enhanced its engagement with its members and helped strengthen sources of student scholarship revenue.