Register Now for the Fairfield Awards Dinner

Register Now to Attend the 2022 Fairfield Awards Dinner on April 20

Join us on Wednesday, April 20 to celebrate the annual Fairfield Awards Dinner at New York City’s Cipriani at 42nd Street as we honor five exceptional members of our community. 
Since 1988, this annual event has raised nearly $20 million for the Alumni Multicultural Scholarship Fund.  This year, 21 students received awards from the scholarship endowment fund, receiving an average of nearly $24,000 each.  The event also honors distinguished alumni, parents, faculty and staff for their professional accomplishments and volunteer service.  This year, we are pleased to recognize:

Michael G. Archbold '82, Former CEO and Current Board of Directors Member, The Council for Inclusive Capitalism with The Vatican; former CEO, GNC, recipient of the Alumni Professional Achievement Award

Maureen Errity Bujno '90, Audit & Assurance Managing Director and Governance Leader, Center for Board Effectiveness, Deloitte & Touche LLP; Advisory Board, Dolan School of Business; Former Member and President, Alumni Association Board of Directors, recipient of the Alumni Service Award

Rev. Gerry R. Blaszczak, S.J., Special Assistant to the President and Alumni Chaplain, recipient of the Distinguished Faculty/Administrator Award

John and Lori Berisford P’21,’20, President, S&P Global Ratings and President and Board Chair, Sphere of CT; Former Co-Chairs, Parents Leadership Council, recipients of the Parent Leadership Award

George F. Keane ’51, Founder and Former President, Commonfund; Former Director, United Negro College Fund; Former University Trustee, recipient of Posthumous Special Recognition

Serving as this year’s co-chairs are Adrienne A. Johnson ’91 and Trish Comey Preston ’80. Johnson is returning for her second year as co-chair and currently serves as the managing director and chief transformation officer of Equitable. Preston, a first-time Fairfield Awards Dinner co-chair, serves as senior vice president, business transformation, legal and franchise with MasterCard International.

Don’t miss this celebrated Fairfield event.  University faculty and staff will be offered tickets at half price - $300 per ticket (regular price is $600).  Click here to register:


Contact Jennifer Kane with questions at or 203-254-4000, ext. 2464.

For more information, contact Jen Kane / 203-254-4000 ext. 2464 /