G. Elton Graves ’69

Distinguished Alumni Citation

Graves has made significant contributions in the field of mathematics, specifically in the teaching of undergraduate mathematics.

As well as possessing a sophisticated mathematical ability, he is passionate about helping students who struggle to understand the discipline’s abstract concepts. As a result, Graves has been honored as a Dean’s Outstanding Teacher at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, where he is a professor of mathematics. In addition, Princeton Review recognized him as one of the “Best 300 Professors,” the mathematics division of the American Society of Engineering Education presented him with a Distinguished Educator and Service Award and the Indiana section of the Mathematical Association of America honored him with a Distinguished Service Award.