De La Salle Dinner

The De La Salle Medal Dinner raises essential, unrestricted income for the College, a critical factor in these challenging times. Funds are applied to a wide variety of needs, particularly student scholarships and financial aid, making a Manhattan College education accessible for more students.

The De La Salle Medal was established by Manhattan College in 1951 in honor of John Baptist de La Salle, founder of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools and one of the world’s great educators. The Order founded Manhattan College in 1853. Since 1977, the De La Salle Medal has been conferred annually by the College’s board of trustees to honor executives who exemplify the principles of excellence and corporate leadership.

2016 Dinner

Thursday, January 21, 2016
The Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Avenue, NYC
6:30 p.m. Reception, 7:30 p.m. Dinner | Black tie

For questions or more information, please contact Tiana Sloan, director of corporate and foundation relations, at 718-862-7431 or


Gary R. Heminger, President and CEO of Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Mr. Heminger is president, chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Marathon Petroleum Corporation. He is also chairman of the board and chief executive officer of MPLX GP LLC. Mr. Heminger is past-chairman of the board of trustees of Tiffin University, and serves on the board of directors of the American Petroleum Institute. He serves on the board of directors of Fifth Third Bancorp and JobsOhio. Mr. Heminger is also a member of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.

Mr. Heminger joined Marathon in 1975. His four decades with Marathon include experience in a variety of groups and functions, including auditing, marketing and commercial roles, and in Marathon’s pipeline subsidiary. Mr. Heminger held several executive positions in Marathon’s refining business, and was appointed president of Marathon Petroleum Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon, in 2001. In addition, he was named executive vice president of Marathon Oil Corporation’s downstream organization, and served as a member of Marathon’s executive committee. He was named to his current position on July 1, 2011.


2015 Dinner

The 39th annual De La Salle Dinner was held January 20, 2015 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

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