- McKinney School of Law Early Career Achievement Award (2016)
Cynthia V. Carrasco, 2006, was named Indiana Inspector General in 2015. She is the second person to hold the post, which was created in 2005 to address fraud, waste, and wrongdoing in state government. Previously, she served as executive director of the Office of the Inspector General and the Indiana State Ethics Commission since 2007. In these roles, she was responsible for managing all staff including legal, investigative and administrative employees as well as directing and coordinating activities of the State Ethics Commission. Active within her community, Carrasco has served as a member of Board of Overseers for Indiana University's Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence, treasurer of the Indiana University Latino Alumni Association, and a board member of the IU Health Patient and Family Advisory Council.