Honorary membership in the Saint Meinrad Alumni Association is reserved for individuals whose interest and service make such a membership significant. These memberships are voted on by the Alumni Association Board. Honorary members are granted the full privileges of regular members, with the exception of voting privileges and election to office in the Alumni Association.

Honorary Alumni membership has been granted to seven individuals:

† John Gilbert McNutt, Indianapolis, IN, attorney

† Archbishop Paul F. Leibold, Cincinnati, OH

† Bishop Francis R. Shea, Evansville, IN

† John MacCauley, former Vice-President of Development for Saint Meinrad

† Archbishop Thomas C. Kelly, OP, DD, retired Archbishop of Louisville, KY

Daniel A. Schipp, former Vice-President of Development for Saint Meinrad

Janet A. Werne, former Associate Director of Alumni Relations for Saint Meinrad