Matthew Stark

Title:  Executive Director (Retired)

Company:  Minnesota Civil Liberties Union

Location:  Minnesota, United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1997-2000)
  • Recipient, Medal of Merit Award, The Ohio University Alumni Association Board of Directors (2011)
  • Recipient, Quatrefoil Library Star (2016)
  • Recipient, Minneapolis Garden of Merit Award
  • Named, Grand Marshall, Twin Cities Gay Pride Festival (2008)
  • Named, One of 100 Distinguished Alumni, University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota (2006)
  • Recipient, Retiree Council Award for Distinguished Service and Dedication to the Minnesota State Retiree Council, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (2004)
  • Recipient, University Recognition, University of Minnesota (1965)
  • Listee, Unsung Heroes, The Weekly Newspaper of the Twin Cities (2008)
  • Recipient, Advancement of Justice Award, Hennepin County Bar Association (1987)
  • Recipient, Hubert H. Humphrey, Minnesota Labor Award, Minnesota Teamsters, Local #320
  • Recipient, Freedom of Speech Award, American Atheists (1988)
  • Named, Outstanding Humanist, Humanists of Minnesota (2005)
  • Named, Ambassador for Peace, Universal Peace Federation, Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace (2006)
  • Named, Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America (1944)
  • Recipient, Milton P. Coon Award, Troop 111 (1944-1945)
  • Named, Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America (1949)


  • PhD in Educational Administration & Counseling, Western Reserve University
  • MA in Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota
  • BS in Education, The Ohio University
  • BA in English, The Ohio University
  • Coursework in the Arts in Britain, University of London
  • Coursework, Washington Square College, New York University

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