Thomas G. Williams


Distinguished Service Medal (2017)
Presenter: Tom Morrison


Tom Williams is an Indiana University alum and has worked at IU for the past 28+ years. For the past 21 years, Tom has been in the senior leadership position of Director of Administration in the University Architects Office. In that capacity, he oversees construction management services, consultant services, and bidding/contracting issues. In the past eight years, Tom also held a dual role between UAO and Athletics to oversee all athletic capital, R&R, and other projects. Tom is very much in the logistics world of the facilities business and is excellent at being a positive ambassador through personal relationships both in and outside the University to resolve problems. In his career, Tom has overseen over $2.5 billion in University construction, most of that occurring within the last decade. Tom is beloved by many in the IU family for his friendly approach and love for IU.