Seoul National University honors the people who made distinguished achievements in their lives with the Distinguished SNU Members Award. It has been the highest honor bestowed upon SNU alumni or faculty since 1991. The award is granted annually on the founding anniversary of the university during the official anniversary ceremony.
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Secretary-General Ban had served his own country as a diplomatic government official for 37 years, and has been serving the world as the UN Secretary-General since 2007.