The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award is an award for excellence of character and service to humanity, given annually by the University of Virginia to one woman and one man from the graduating class and to one non-student member of the University community. The award, which is bestowed by several universities and colleges, was established by the New York Southern Society in 1925 in memory of Mr. Sullivan, a prominent Southerner and philanthropist in New York in the late nineteenth century.[1]

Several University of Virginia presidents have received the award, including Frank Hereford and Edgar F. Shannon. The award has been given to several individuals who were alumni or associates of the Virginia Glee Club, including:

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