Carolyn Prickett Gutman


Honorary Degree (1996)
Doctor of Humane Letters
Location: Fort Wayne
Presenter: Myles Neil Brand
IPFW Ralph E. Broyles Medal (1979)

B.A. Journalism, M.S. Education


Carolyn Prickett Gutman was a civic leader and member of the Indiana University Board of Trustees from 1974 to 1986. She was also instrumental in the acquisition of the McKay Farm. In 1979, she received the Ralph E. Broyles Medal. She founded in 1976 the Friends of IPFW. Mrs. Gutman served as president or vice president of the Indiana-Purdue Foundation at Fort Wayne for thirteen years. On May 8, 1996 she was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Indiana University. She was an active participant in the Fort Wayne community for many years, having served on numerous boards including Parkview Hospital Foundation, Fort Wayne Historical Society, and Associated Churches of Fort Wayne.

She was married to Philip E. Gutman, Sr., and passed away in 2011.