- Presidents Circle Laurel Pin (2018)
- Partners in Philanthropy (2008)
- Keystone Award
Ruth Johnson of Columbus, Indiana, has contributed a tremendous amount of her personal time and resources to professional and civic groups, specifically those affiliated with IU. The Kelley School of Business' Johnson Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation is named in honor of the Johnson family. Johnson serves on both the Dean's Council for the Kelley School of Business and the IU Foundation Board of Directors. She is on the Dean's Advisory Board for the Jacobs School of Music.