- IUPUI Spirit of Philanthropy Award (2016)
- Presidents Circle Laurel Pin (2016)
BIOGRAPHYDr. James Fritts, an IU School of Dentistry alum, has been a leading supporter of the IU School of Dentistry clinical building project and has provided additional student financial support over the years.
Fritts earned a B.S. in education from Ball State and began teaching at River Forest High School in Hobart, Indiana, in 1959. He returned to IU School of Dentistry to earn his D.D.S. Fritts and his wife, Marilyn, made Rochester, Indiana, their hometown, where Fritts continues to practice dentistry. The school thanks Fritts for his loyalty, thoughtfulness and generosity to the IU School of Dentistry.