2013 Winners

Yuval Levin

Yuval Levin is the founding editor of National Affairs, a quarterly journal of public policy and political thought. He is also the Hertog Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, where he writes widely on a range of domestic-policy issues, politics, culture, science, technology, and political philosophy.

Roger Ailes

Roger Ailes serves as the Chairman and CEO of FOX News as well as the Chairman of Fox Television Stations. Recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of America’s Best Leaders in 2005, Ailes was also awarded The Media Institute’s Freedom of Speech Award, as well as the Radio and Television News Directors Association First Amendment Leadership Award.

Paul D. Clement

Paul D. Clement is a partner at Bancroft PLLC. Mr. Clement served as the 43rd Solicitor General of the United States from June 2005 until June 2008. Before his confirmation as Solicitor General, he served as Acting Solicitor General for nearly a year and as Principal Deputy Solicitor General for over three years. He has argued over 65 cases before the United States Supreme Court, more cases since 2000 than any lawyer in or out of government.

Mitch Daniels

Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. was unanimously selected by the Purdue Board of Trustees on Thursday, June 21, 2012, to be the university's 12th president. Daniels assumed that role in January 2013, at the conclusion of his term as Governor of the State of Indiana. President Daniels came from a successful career in business and government, holding numerous top management positions in both the private and public sectors. His work as CEO of the Hudson Institute and President of Eli Lilly and Company's North American Pharmaceutical Operations taught him the business skills he brought to state government.
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