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Honorary Degree Recipients

NOTE: This list is not official. It was derived primarily from printed programs, so omissions may exist. A list of honorary degrees is available on the Office of the Provost website.

1827

John Spence, Doctor of Medicine

1831

Eli Ball, Master of Arts

J.L. Dagg, Master of Arts

John C. Keeny, Master of Arts

Jesse Olney, Master of Arts

George B. Perry, Master of Arts

1833

William Beaumont, Medical Degree

Ephraim K. Gaitner, Medical Degree

Thomas J. Smiley, Master of Arts

Levi Tucker, Master of Arts

1834

Samuel Waite, Master of Arts

1835

William R. Wells, Master of Arts

1837

Robert B. C. Howell, Master of Arts

1838

E.W. Dickison, Master of Arts

1839

Thomas Hume, Master of Arts

Joseph D. Nichols, Master of Arts

John Ogilvie, Master of Arts

1840

Joseph Baker, Master of Arts

John H. Kearney, Doctor of Medicine

1841

William Brand, Bachelor of Arts

Jeremiah B. Jeter, Master of Arts

Henry Keeling, Master of Arts

Alexander McWilliams, Medical Degree

James B. Taylor, Master of Arts

Thomas C. Thornton, Master of Arts

William Zollikoffer, Medical Degree

1842

James Acworth, Doctor of Divinity

Benjamin Godwin, Doctor of Divinity

Archibald Maclay, Doctor of Divinity

Abram M. Poindexter, Doctor of Divinity

1843

Andrew Broaddus, Doctor of Divinity

William M. Cornell, Master of Arts

Charles H. Pendleton, Master of Arts

1844

Samuel Cornelius, Master of Arts

Joseph H. Eaton, Master of Arts

Richard Fuller, Doctor of Divinity

Calvin Howard, Doctor of Medicine

John Massie, Doctor of Divinity

Philetus B. Spear, Doctor of Divinity

Thornton Stringfellow, Master of Arts

Thomas C. Teasdale, Master of Arts

1845

Joseph Banvard, Master of Arts

William Brand, Master of Arts

Norman W. Camp, Master of Arts

George C. Chandler, Master of Arts

Daniel Eldridge, Master of Arts

William M. Pratt, Master of Arts

Benjamin F. Taylor, Master of Arts

Samuel J. Wheeler, Master of Arts

Robert Hazard Worthington, Doctor of Medicine

1846

Philip A. Aylett, Master of Arts

Richard L. Butts, Master of Arts

Isaac Davis, Doctor of Laws

Abram Gindrat, Master of Arts 

A.B. McWhorter, Master of Arts 

James B. O'Neil, Doctor of Laws

Edward F. Smallwood, Master of Arts

1847

John M. Thayer, Master of Arts

1848

William J. Berryman, Master of Arts

1849

Jeremiah B. Jeter, Doctor of Divinity

Elijah Hutchinson, Master of Arts

Samuel G. Mason, Master of Arts

1850

Stephen M. Allen, Master of Arts

Thomas Bellamy, Doctor of Medicine

John Taylor Jones, Doctor of Divinity

C.D. Mallary, Doctor of Divinity

L.G. Marshall, Master of Arts

Daniel Witt, Master of Arts

1851

Franklin Haven, Master of Arts

Joseph S. Hobbins, Jr., Doctor of Medicine

Alfred Holmead, Master of Arts

Samuel G. Ker, Master of Arts

1852

Francis M. Gunnell, Master of Arts

1853

Mathew F. Maury, Doctor of Laws

Edward Maynard, Master of Arts

James Remley, Master of Arts

James Patterson Tustin, Master of Arts

1854

Adolphe F. T. Biewend, Master of Arts

Joseph G. Binney, Doctor of Divinity

William F. Broaddus, Doctor of Divinity

1855

Lawson Chase, Master of Arts

1856

Charles S. James, Doctor of Philosophy

Alfred S. Patton, Master of Arts

James B. Taylor, Doctor of Divinity

1858

Howell Cobb, Doctor of Laws

Robert C. Fox, Master of Arts

Sydney H. Owens, Master of Arts

William I. Martin, Master of Arts

George W. Samson, Doctor of Divinity

1859

James P. Boyce, Doctor of Divinity

John Orclaronaux, Medical Degree

J.R. Thomson, Master of Arts

John Watkins, Medical Degree

A. G. Wilkinson, Master of Arts

1860

Henry K. Brown, Master of Arts

James Dennison, Bachelor of Philosophy

John Thompson Mason, Doctor of Medicine

William McLain, Doctor of Divinity

Willie J. Palmer, Master of Arts

T. H. Roberts, Master of Arts

Robert Ryland, Doctor of Divinity

William Stimpson, Doctor of Medicine

Henry H. Tucker, Doctor of Divinity

1862

William F. Mattingly, Master of Arts

Edward Maynard, Master of Arts

1863

H. H. Durand, Master of Arts

G. V. Leech, Master of Arts

John Orcutt, Doctor of Divinity

1864

S. G. Bulfinch, Doctor of Divinity

James H. Parks, Master of Arts

Daniel W. Prentiss, Master of Arts

Warren Randolph, Doctor of Divinity

1865

John H. Booth, Master of Arts

F. D. Brown, Master of Arts

Theodore Gill, Master of Arts

Thomas J. Shepard, Doctor of Divinity

Franklin Wilson, Doctor of Divinity

William W. Wingate, Doctor of Divinity

1866

Theodore Gill, Doctor of Medicine

R. J. Keeling, Doctor of Divinity

George Peabody, Doctor of Laws

Hiram C. Sparks, Master of Arts

John W. M. Williams, Doctor of Divinity

Walter M. Williams, Master of Arts

1867

Richard H. Bagby, Doctor of Divinity

William T. Bell, Master of Arts

Julius E. Grammer, Doctor of Divinity

S. L. Helm, Doctor of Divinity

William Landells, Doctor of Divinity

A. R. Rangabe, Doctor of Laws

Edward Young, Master of Arts

1868

Samuel Cathcart, Doctor of Divinity

G. W. N. Custis, Master of Arts

Henry W. Dodge, Doctor of Divinity

Daniel D. Johnson, Master of Arts

W. H. McIntosh, Doctor of Divinity

James C. Welling, Doctor of Laws

Joseph S. Wilson, Doctor of Philosophy

1869

William W. Corcoran, Doctor of Laws

Elliott Coues, Doctor of Philosophy

Edward Miner Gallaudet, Doctor of Philosophy

George Howell, Master of Arts

Joseph Taber Johnson, Master of Arts

S. Landrum, Doctor of Divinity

James K. Nichols, Doctor of Divinity

Amos Webster, Doctor of Divinity

1870

Charles T. Brown, Master of Arts

Walter Clark, Bachelor of Laws

A. F. Fleet, Master of Arts

Theodore Gill, Doctor of Philosophy

Willie J. Palmer, Doctor of Philosophy

Emanuel Pelavet, Doctor of Divinity 

David Yerkes, Doctor of Divinity

1871

Nahum Capen, Doctor of Laws

Anthony W. Dimock, Master of Arts

Edward Pierrepont, Doctor of Laws

Cornelius Tyree, Doctor of Divinity 

W.W. Williams, Doctor of Divinity

Edward Young, Doctor of Philosophy

1872

Archibald J. Battle, Doctor of Divinity

Joseph Christian, Doctor of Laws

1873

William H. Kable, Master of Arts

John C. Kennedy, Doctor of Laws 

William Pinkney, Doctor of Laws

William A. Richardson, Doctor of Laws

Thomas W. Sydnor, Doctor of Divinity

1874

George F. Adams, Doctor of Divinity

Addison B. Atkins, Doctor of Divinity

Simon Newcomb, Doctor of Laws 

Z. C. Sowers, Master of Arts

1875

Spencer F. Baird, Doctor of Laws

Elliott Cowes, Doctor of Philosophy

Walter L. Cox, Doctor of Laws

1876

Charles Devens, Doctor of Laws

Luther Rice Gwaltney, Doctor of Divinity

Samuel J. Kirkwood, Doctor of Laws

John Pollard, Doctor of Divinity

1878

Thomas Duncan, Doctor of Divinity

Charles Woodruff Shields, Doctor of Laws

A. G. Wilkinson, Doctor of Philosophy

1879

Otis T. Mason, Doctor of Philosophy

Andrew P. Montague, Master of Arts

Charles H. Nichols, Doctor of Laws

1880

William A. Maury, Doctor of Laws

1881

Joseph H. France, Doctor of Divinity

William D. Hedden, Doctor of Divinity

William R. Vaughn, Master of Arts

1882

Richard B. Cook, Doctor of Divinity

William M. Mew, Medical Degree

John W. Powell, Doctor of Laws

George William Walter, Doctor of Music

1883

George V. Leach, Doctor of Divinity

James Nelson, Doctor of Divinity

John C. S. Richardson, Master of Arts

William L. Wilson, Doctor of Laws

1884

Robert Fletcher, Doctor of Medicine

1885

Albert R. Stuart, Doctor of Divinity

1887

Thomas C. Chamberlin, Doctor of Laws

1888

George F. Bagby, Doctor of Divinity

Charles S. Fairchild, Doctor of Laws

Gardiner Greene Hubbard, Doctor of Laws

J. L. Massey, Master of Arts

1890

John M. Wilson, Doctor of Laws

1892

S. Gifford Nelson, Doctor of Humane Letters

1894

Harry C. Davis, Doctor of Humane Letters

Theodore Nicholas Gill, Doctor of Laws

James Seth, Doctor of Science

Chastain C. Meador, Doctor of Divinity

Andrew Jackson Spears Thomas, Doctor of Divinity

1895

Alfred Bagby, Doctor of Divinity

Melville Church, Master of Patent Laws

Oliver Wolcott Gibbs, Doctor of Laws

Samuel Harrison Greene, Doctor of Laws

J.H. Muir, Master of Laws

Joseph Johnson Muir, Doctor of Divinity

1896

James Albert Buck, Doctor of Divinity

George Hughes Hepworth, Doctor of Divinity

Robert Stuart MacArthur, Doctor of Laws

Adlai E. Stevenson, Doctor of Laws

1897

Sarah Maria Burnham, Master of Arts

Otis Tufton Mason, Doctor of Laws

William Duncan Rice, Doctor of Divinity

Lester Frank Ward, Doctor of Laws

1899

Frank Hagar Bigelow, Doctor of Humane Letters

John Bassett Moore, Doctor of Laws

Frank Wigglesworth Clarke, Doctor of Science

1900

William I. McKenney, Doctor of Divinity

Richard Wainwright, Doctor of Laws

1901

William Francis Mattingly, Doctor of Laws

Augustus Schultze, Doctor of Humane Letters

1903

George Horton, Doctor of Letters

Benjamin Frank Keller, Doctor of Laws

Herbert Putnam, Doctor of Laws

Henry St. George Tucker, Doctor of Laws

1904

Fabian Franklin, Doctor of Laws

William Bruce King, Master of Arts

John B. Larner, Doctor of Laws

Randolph Harrison McKim, Doctor of Laws

Francis Griffith Newlands, Doctor of Laws

Thomas S. Samson, Doctor of Divinity

Sanford H. Steele, Master of Laws

Alexander T. Stuart, Master of Arts

Albert Vander Veer, Doctor of Laws

1905

Charles Hastings Dodd, Doctor of Divinity

Theodore P. Ion, Master of Laws

Andrew Jackson Mantague, Doctor of Laws

1907

Oscar Terry Crosby, Doctor of Laws

1908

Willis Seaver Paine, Doctor of Laws

Cornelius Rubner, Doctor of Music

William H. Santelmann, Doctor of Music

Frederick James Volney Skiff, Doctor of Laws

1909

Alfred Harding, Doctor of Laws

Charles Evans Hughes, Doctor of Laws

Ulysses Grant Baker Pierce, Doctor of Divinity

Theodore Roosevelt, Doctor of Laws

Charles Herbert Stockton, Doctor of Laws

1911

Elmer Ellsworth Brown, Doctor of Laws

Francis Mackall Gunnell, Doctor of Laws

Leland Ossian Howard, Doctor of Medicine

1912

Frances Edward Harrington, Doctor of Laws

Charles Edward Munroe, Doctor of Laws

James Brown Scott, Doctor of Laws

1913

Oscar Phelps Austin, Master of Arts

Alexander Graham Bell, Doctor of Laws

George Franklin Bowerman, Doctor of Humane Letters

Edward Hugh Sothern, Doctor of Letters

1914

Percival Hall, Doctor of Letters

Ernest L. Thurston, Master of Arts

1915

Glenn Brown, Master of Arts

William Healey Dall, Doctor of Laws

Shepherd Ivory Franz, Doctor of Medicine

Otto Hilgard Tittman, Doctor of Laws

1916

Henry William Oldknow Millington, Doctor of Divinity

Wendell Phillips Stafford, Doctor of Letters

David Watson Taylor, Doctor of Science

1917

William Miller Collier, Doctor of Laws

Arthur Powell Davis, Doctor of Science

George Perkins Merrill, Doctor of Science

Theodore Williams Noyes, Doctor of Laws

Frederick Fuller Russell, Doctor of Science

Elmer Ernest Southard, Doctor of Science

1918

Isabel Anderson, Doctor of Letters

Joseph Smith Auerbach, Doctor of Letters

Douglas Putnam Birnie, Doctor of Divinity

Theodore Willard Case, Master of Science

James Howard Gore, Doctor of Letters

John Fillmore Hayford, Doctor of Science

William Henry Holmes, Doctor of Science

Abram Lisner, Master of Arts

James Phinney Munroe, Doctor of Letters

1919

King Albert of Belgium, Doctor of Laws

William A. Day, Doctor of Laws

Nicholas Douty, Doctor of Music

John Hays Hammond, Jr., Doctor of Science

George Neely Henning, Doctor of Letters

Otto Herman Kahn, Doctor of Laws

Langdon Elwyn Mitchell, Doctor of Letters

John Barton Payne, Doctor of Laws

Miles Poindexter, Doctor of Laws

Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore, Doctor of Letters

James MacBride Sterrett, Doctor of Letters

Howard Sutherland, Doctor of Laws

John DuBois Teller, Doctor of Laws

George Carroll Todd, Doctor of Laws

James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr., Doctor of Laws

Leonard Wood, Doctor of Laws

1920

William Musgrave Calder, Doctor of Laws

Auckland Campbell Geddes, Doctor of Laws

Warren Gamaliel Harding, Doctor of Laws

Herbert Clark Hoover, Doctor of Laws

Vicente Blasco Ibanez, Doctor of Letters

Irvine Luther Lenroot, Doctor of Laws

Franklin MacVeagh, Doctor of Laws

Edward William Nelson, Doctor of Science

A. Mitchell Palmer, Doctor of Laws

John Joseph Pershing, Doctor of Laws

James Townsend Russell, Doctor of Divinity

Herbert Shipman, Doctor of Divinity

1921

Eugene Clarence Aiken, Doctor of Laws

Clifford Kennedy Berryman, Master of Arts

Charles Henry Betts, Doctor of Humane Letters

Mabel Thorpe Boardman, Doctor of Laws

Thomas Edwin Brown, Doctor of Humane Letters

Melville Church, Doctor of Laws

Frederick Vernon Coville, Doctor of Science

Stephen Wallace Dempsey, Doctor of Laws

William Levering DeVries, Doctor of Divinity

Frederick Carlos Ferry, Doctor of Laws

Permeal Jane French, Master of Arts

Samuel Richard Fuller, Doctor of Humane Letters

Howard Lincoln Hodgkins, Doctor of Science

Alanson Bigelow Houghton, Doctor of Humane Letters

Jean Adrien Antoine Jules Jusserand, Doctor of Laws

Frances Parkinson Keyes, Doctor of Letters

Stephen Tyng Mather, Doctor of Laws

Beltran Mathieu, Doctor of Laws

Leila Mechlin, Master of Arts

North Overton Messenger, Master of Arts

Frank Wheeler Mondell, Doctor of Laws

George Higgins Moses, Doctor of Laws

Luther Wright Mott, Doctor of Laws

Robert Hastings Nichols, Doctor of Divinity

James Southworth Parker, Doctor of Humane Letters

Charles Wellman Parks, Doctor of Laws

Key Pittman, Doctor of Laws

John Garland Pollard, Doctor of Laws

Juan Riano y Gayangos, Doctor of Laws

V. Rolandi Ricci, Doctor of Laws

Charles William Richardson, Doctor of Science

Charles Alexander Richmond, Doctor of Laws

Arthur Charles Rounds, Doctor of Laws

George Dudley Seymour, Doctor of Humane Letters

Bertrand Hollis Snell, Doctor of Laws

Julia Marlowe Sothern, Doctor of Letters

Frank Springer, Doctor of Science

George Sutherland, Doctor of Laws

Robert Means Thompson, Doctor of Laws

Augustus Storrs Worthington, Doctor of Laws

1922

Harold L. Amoss, Doctor of Science

Joannes Gennadius, Doctor of Humane Letters

Helen Nicolay, Master of Arts

Wallace Radcliffe, Doctor of Divinity

Huston Thompson, Doctor of Laws

1923

Charles Moore, Doctor of Laws

Mary R. Rinehart, Doctor of Humane Letters

Harry Vanderbilt Wurdemann, Doctor of Science

1925

Wilbur John Carr, Doctor of Laws

Alexander W. Gregg, Master of Arts

Edward J. Henning, Doctor of Laws

Frank Brett Noyes, Doctor of Laws

Michael Idvorsky Pupin, Doctor of Humane Letters

1926

Lora Haines Cook, Doctor of Laws

John Clement Fitzpatrick, Doctor of Humane Letters

Joseph Clark Grew, Doctor of Laws

Thomas Allen Groover, Doctor of Science

Esme Howard, Doctor of Laws

John Oliver LaGorce, Doctor of Letters

1927

Samuel Paul Capen, Doctor of Science

1928

Roscoe Pound, Doctor of Laws

David Allen Robertson, Doctor of Laws

William Fletcher Russell, Doctor of Laws

Harlan Fiske Stone, Doctor of Laws

1929

Calvin Coolidge, Doctor of Laws

Grace Goodhue Coolidge, Doctor of Laws

Sir James Ramsey MacDonald, Doctor of Laws

Pascual Ortiz Rubio, Doctor of Laws

1930

Lotus Delta Coffman, Doctor of Science in Education

Harrison Howell Dodge, Doctor of Laws

1931

William Cline Borden, Doctor of Science

William John Cooper, Doctor of Science in Education

King Prajadhipok of Siam, Doctor of Laws

William Allen Wilbur, Doctor of Laws

1932

Ray Smith Bassler, Doctor of Science

Union Noble Bethell, Doctor of Laws

Philander Betts, 3d, Doctor of Engineering

Alan Mason Chesney, Doctor of Science

Walter Collins Clephane, Doctor of Laws

George Bruce Cortelyou, Doctor of Laws

Fred Morris Dearing, Doctor of Laws

John Howard Dellinger, Doctor of Science

Jessie Fant Evans, Doctor of Education

Frederick Parker Gay, Doctor of Science

Daniel O. Hastings, Doctor of Laws

Adolph August Hoehling, Doctor of Laws

Patrick Jay Hurley, Doctor of Laws

Nelson Trusler Johnson, Doctor of Laws

Hans Kindler, Doctor of Music

Stephen Elliott Kramer, Doctor of Education

Alvan MacAuley, Doctor of Laws

David Albert Molitor, Doctor of Engineering

Charles Napoleon Moore, Doctor of Science

Luther Halsey Reichelderfer, Doctor of Laws

Joseph Fels Ritt, Doctor of Science

George Canby Robinson, Doctor of Science

Sterling Ruffin, Doctor of Science

Daniel Kerfoot Shute, Doctor of Science

Will Carson Ryan, Jr., Doctor of Laws

Albert Norman Ward, Doctor of Laws

Alexander Wetmore, Doctor of Science

1933

James Edward Freeman, Doctor of Civil Law

1934

Cordell Hull, Doctor of Laws

Harold Glenn Moulton, Doctor of Laws

John Lloyd Newcomb, Doctor of Laws

Arthur Cutts Willard, Doctor of Laws

1935

Ulric Bell, Doctor of Laws

David Ransom Covell, Doctor of Humane Letters

Jesse Frederick Essary, Doctor of Laws

Jay G. Hayden, Doctor of Laws

John Edgar Hoover, Doctor of Laws

Walter Lippmann, Doctor of Laws

Charles Griffith Ross, Doctor of Laws

Carr V. Van Anda, Doctor of Laws

Theodore Clifford Wallen, Doctor of Laws

Hannah Knapp Wilbur, Master of Arts

1936

John Henry Cowles, Doctor of Laws

Charles Wendell Holmes, Doctor of Laws

Joseph Richard Sizoo, Doctor of Humane Letters

1937

Charles Greeley Abbott, Doctor of Science

Paul Bartsch, Doctor of Science

William Bowie, Doctor of Science

Lyman James Briggs, Doctor of Science

Edward Ellery, Doctor of Laws

Helen Taft Manning, Doctor of Laws

John Campbell Merriam, Doctor of Laws

Elizabeth Peet, Doctor of Pedagogy

George Braxton Pegram, Doctor of Science

Hattie Maria Strong, Doctor of Laws

William Alanson White, Doctor of Laws

1938

Frank Pierrepont Graves, Doctor of Laws

Theodore Henley Jack, Doctor of Letters

William Allison Shimer, Doctor of Laws

1939

Oswaldo Aranha, Doctor of Laws

Robert Vedder Fleming, Doctor of Laws

Francis Randall Hagner, Doctor of Science

Dan LaCour, Doctor of Science

William Carl Ruediger, Doctor of Education

Lewis Harvie Taylor, Master of Science in Administration

Harold St. John Winterbotham, Doctor of Science

1940

Felix M. Morley, Doctor of Letters

1942

Colon Eloy Alfaro, Doctor of Laws

Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Rio - President of Ecuador, Doctor of Laws

Hector David Castro, Doctor of Laws

Ross T. McIntire, Doctor of Science

Francisco Castillo Najera, Doctor of Laws

William Tyler Page, Doctor of Laws

Adrian Recinos, Doctor of Laws

Edwin Martin Watson, Doctor of Laws

1943

Frank Washington Ballou, Doctor of Laws

1945

Augustus Vincent Tack, Doctor of Fine Arts

1946

Charles Hook Tompkins, Doctor of Engineering

President Harry S. Truman, Doctor of Laws

Charles Stanley White, Doctor of Science

1947

John Wesley Snyder, Doctor of Laws

1948

Walter Andrew Bloedorn, Doctor of Science

Henry Grattan Doyle, Doctor of Laws

Philip Bracken Fleming, Doctor of Civil Laws

Elmer Louis Kayser, Doctor of Laws

William Cabell Van Vleck, Doctor of Laws

1952

Henry Parsons Erwin, Doctor of Science

Charles Carroll Glover, Jr., Doctor of Laws

Gilbert Grosvenor, Doctor of Science

Walter Rupert Tuckerman, Doctor of Laws

1954

Syngman Rhee, Doctor of Laws

1955

Luis Batlle Berres, Doctor of Laws

1956

Clarence Aiken Aspinwall, Doctor of Laws

Leonard Carmichael, Doctor of Science

Ulysses S. Grant, III, Doctor of Laws

Bumpei Kure, Doctor of Laws

Alfred Henry Lawson, Doctor of Laws

1957

Robert Whitney Bolwell, Doctor of Letters

Newell Windom Ellison, Doctor of Laws

Philbrick McCoy, Doctor of Laws

King Mohamed V of Morocco, Doctor of Laws

Robert Clement Watson, Doctor of Laws

1958

Allen Varley Astin, Doctor of Science

Walter Maximillian Bastian, Doctor of Laws

Daniel LeRay Borden, Doctor of Science

Wilber Marion Brucker, Doctor of Laws

Dorothy Betts Marvin, Doctor of Humane Letters

Benjamin Mosby McKelway, Doctor of Literature

Wilhelm Morgenstierne, Doctor of Laws

Robert Daniel Murphy, Doctor of Laws

Charles Sylvanus Rhyne, Doctor of Civil Laws

Margaret Chase Smith, Doctor of Laws

Louis Booker Wright, Doctor of Laws

1959

Harold Jefferson Coolidge, Doctor of Science

Watson Davis, Doctor of Science

Allen Welsh Dulles, Doctor of Laws

James William Fulbright, Doctor of Laws

Melville Bell Grosvenor, Doctor of Laws

Cloyd Heck Marvin, Doctor Honoris Causa

1960

James Plemon Coleman, Doctor of Laws

David Edward Finley, Doctor of Laws

Viscount Kilmuir P.C., G.C.V.O., Doctor of Laws

Fred Korth, Doctor of Laws

Jeremiah Milbank, Doctor of Laws

Winfred Overholser, Doctor of Laws

John Daniel Randall, Doctor of Laws

Robert Eben Smylie, Doctor of Laws

Edward Teller, Doctor of Science

1961

Galloway Calhoun, Doctor of Laws

Oswald Symister Colclough, Doctor of Science

Frank Atherton Howard, Doctor of Science

Mary Howe, Doctor of Music

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Doctor of Laws

Agnes Ernst Meyer, Doctor of Social Science

George Romney, Doctor of Commercial Science

Luther Andrew Smith, Doctor of Laws

James Edwin Webb, Doctor of Laws

1962

Robert DeBlois Calkins, Doctor of Laws

Robert Rowe Gilruth, Doctor of Science

Robert Strange McNamara, Doctor of Public Service

Marjorie Hope Nicolson, Doctor of Letters

Glenn Theodore Seaborg, Doctor of Public Service

Eugene Martin Zuckert, Doctor of Laws

1963

Edith Koon Carr, Doctor of Laws

William Chapman Foster, Doctor of Public Service

Sheldon Glueck, Doctor of Social Science

Caryl Parker Haskins, Doctor of Science

James Gilmer McManaway, Doctor of Humane Letters

1964

Edward Bernard Bunn, S.J., Doctor of Literature

Dwight David Eisenhower, Doctor of Public Service

Levi Fox, Doctor of Humane Letters

Clark Kerr, Doctor of Public Service

John William McCormack, Doctor of Public Service

Laurance S. Rockefeller, Doctor of Public Service

Charles Bates Thornton, Doctor of Commercial Science

Benjamin Coppage Willis, Doctor of Pubic Service

1965

Willard J. Graham, Doctor of Laws

Daniel Jeremiah Haughton, Doctor of Laws

David Matthew Kennedy, Doctor of Laws

Dean Rusk, Doctor of Laws

1966

John Carsten Harper, Doctor of Divinity

Sidney Dillon Ripley, II, Doctor of Science

Leo Dewey Welch, Doctor of Laws

1967

Edward William Brooke, Doctor of Laws

Tom C. Clark, Doctor of Laws

Charles Brenton Huggins, Doctor of Public Service

Thomas Victor Jones, Doctor of Laws

Lyman Louis Lemnitzer, Doctor of Laws

Wilbur Daigh Mills, Doctor of Laws

Walter George Ross, Doctor of Laws

1968

Kingman Brewster, Jr., Doctor of Laws

Jacob Wilbur Enrlich, Doctor of Laws

Helmut Anthony Hatzfeld, Doctor of Letters

George Winchester Stone, Jr., Doctor of Laws

Vincent Du Vigneaud, Doctor of Science

1969

Marshall Clagett, Doctor of Laws

Gertrude Belle Elion, Doctor of Science

Roger Warren Jones, Doctor of Public Service

Charles Martin, Doctor of Letters

Edmund Sixtus Muskie, Doctor of Public Service

Earl Warren, Doctor of Public Service

Sterry Robinson Waterman, Doctor of Laws

1970

Kenneth Bancroft Clark, Doctor of Laws

Jacob Burns, Doctor of Laws

Henry White Edgerton, Doctor of Laws

Gordon Arthur Friesen, Doctor of Laws

Severo Ochoa, Doctor of Science

Jayne Baker Spain, Doctor of Public Service

Charles Cecil Wall, Doctor of Laws

Walter Edward Washington, Doctor of Laws

1971

Julius Axelrod, Doctor of Laws

Benjamin Joseph Henley, Doctor of Public Service

Charles Stewart McKenzie, Doctor of Divinity

Ewald Berger Nyquist, Doctor of Public Service

Elmer Boyd Staats, Doctor of Public Service

1972

Samuel James Ervin, Jr., Doctor of Laws

Eugene G. Fubini, Doctor of Science

Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Doctor of Science

Paul Grant Rogers, Doctor of Laws

Abram Leon Sachar, Doctor of Laws

Robert W. Sarnoff, Doctor of Laws

Pierre-Paul Schweitzer, Doctor of Laws

Harold Alden Wheeler, Doctor of Science

1973

Arthur Frank Burns, Doctor of Laws

Edgar Maurice Cortright, Doctor of Science

Philip Handler, Doctor of Science

Nancy Hanks, Doctor of Humanities

John Rusten Hogness, Doctor of Laws

Edward Karrick Morris, Doctor of Public Service

Saul Chesterfield Oppenheim, Doctor of Laws

Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss, Doctor of Humanities

1974

Ronald Stanley Berman, Doctor of Humanities

Albert Bruce Sabin, Doctor of Laws

Shah of Iran, Doctor of Public Service

1975

Renah F. Camalier, Doctor of Public Service

Margaret Truman Daniel, Doctor of Letters

Antal Dorati, Doctor of Humanities

Zelda Fichandler, Doctor of Humanities

Robert C. Seamans, Jr., Doctor of Public Service

Catherine Filene Shouse, Doctor of Humanities

Joseph John Sisco, Doctor of Public Service

1976

Dr. Louis Block, Doctor of Public Service

Dr. Theodore Cooper, Doctor of Science

Mark O. Hatfield, Doctor of Laws

Charles Johnston Hitch, Doctor of Laws

David Lloyd Kreeger, Doctor of Laws

1977

Warren Bennis, Doctor of Laws

Dr. Bernard M. W. Knox, Doctor of Humane Letters

James Arthur Robinson, Doctor Of Public Service

1978

John Carter Brown, Doctor of Letters

Donald Payne Hearth, Doctor of Science

Henry William Herzog, Doctor of Laws

Franz Joseph Ingelfinger, Doctor of Laws

Neville Kanakaratne, Doctor of Laws

Mstislav Rostropovich, Doctor of Humanities

John Johnston Wilson, Doctor of Laws

1979

Lisle Carleton Carter, Doctor of Laws

Frederick Gutheim, Doctor of Public Service

Lee A. Iacocca, Doctor of Public Service

Wade H. McCree, Jr., Doctor of Laws

Charles Emory Phillips, Doctor of Laws

Laura Emily Phillips, Doctor of Humane Letters

Charles Emil Smith, Doctor of Public Service

Fernando Belaunde Terry, Doctor of Public Service

1980

Ethel David Bloedorn, Doctor of Humanities

Richard Wayne Dirksen, Doctor of Fine Arts

Edward Freeland Howrey, Doctor of Laws

Irving Kristol, Doctor of Public Service

Carl Thomas Rowan, Doctor of Laws

1981

Warren Earl Burger, Doctor of Laws

Grace Murray Hopper, Doctor of Public Service

Charles McCurdy Mathias, Jr., Doctor of Public Service

Elliott Lee Richardson, Doctor of Public Service

Theodore Rinehart, Doctor of Laws

Rafael Montinola Salas, Doctor of Public Service

H. Guyford Stever, Doctor of Public Service

1982

Norman Cousins, Doctor of Laws

William Howard Gass, Doctor of Humane Letters

John Willard Marriott, Jr., Doctor of Public Service

Robert Sargent Shriver, Doctor of Public Service

Chung Ju Yung, Doctor of Public Service

1983

Terrel Howard Bell, Doctor of Public Service

Orville Richard Bonner, Master of Business Administration

John A. D. Cooper, Doctor of Public Service

Harry F. Duncan, Doctor of Public Service

Gilbert Melville Grosvenor, Doctor of Public Service

Robert Breckenridge Ware MacNeil, Doctor of Public Service

Peter G. Peterson, Doctor of Public Service

Alice Mitchell Rivlin, Doctor of Public Service

Patricia McGowan Wald, Doctor of Laws

1984

Seymour Alpert, M.D., Doctor of Laws

Franz Bader, Doctor of Fine Arts

Jessie Bernard, Doctor of Humanities

Henry Gabriel Cisneros, Doctor of Laws

Silvio Ottavio Conte, Doctor of Laws

Vincent Theodore DeVita, Jr., M.D., Doctor of Science

Mary Hatwood Futrell, Doctor of Public Service

George Stanley McGovern, Doctor of Laws

Paul Culliton Warnke, Doctor of Laws

1985

Andrew Barr, Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa

Stephen Scott Bell, Doctor of Laws

William John Bennett, Doctor of Humanities

Erich Bloch, Doctor of Science, honoris causa

Arpad Bogsch, Doctor of Laws

Lawrence Arthur Cremin, Doctor of Humanities

Mircea Eliade, Doctor of Letters

Donald S. Frederickson, Doctor of Science, honoris causa

Harold Herman Greene, Doctor of Laws

Victor Kermit Kiam II, Doctor of Laws

John Willard Marriott, Doctor of Public Service

Charles Z. Wick, Doctor of Laws

Daniel Yankelovich, Doctor of Public Service

1986

Arthur Edward Buss, Doctor of Public Service

Sissela Myrdal Bok, Doctor of Humane Letters

Gwendolyn Brooks, Doctor of Humane Letters

William Hodding Carter III, Doctor of Public Service

W. Edwards Deming, Doctor of Public Service

Lawrence Sidney Eagleburger, Doctor of Laws

Phyllis Franklin, Doctor of Humane Letters

Benjamin Thurman Hacker, Doctor of Education, honoris causa

Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson, Doctor of Public Service

Alvin Eli Nashman, Doctor of Science, honoris causa

Charles Spittal Robb, Doctor of Laws

James Barnes Wyngaarden, Doctor of Science, honoris causa

1987

Harry Lee Carrico, Doctor of Laws

Natalie Zemon Davis, Doctor of Humane Letters

John Francis Latimer, Doctor of Humane Letters

Robert William Packwood, Doctor of Public Service

Richard Herman Petersen, Doctor of Public Service

Wayne David Rasmussen, Doctor of Letters

Charles Bass Reed, Doctor of Public Service

Rozanne LeJeanne Ridgway, Doctor of Laws

Jacob Arthur Stein, Doctor of Laws

Jonathan Yardley, Doctor of Humane Letters

1988

Lord Asa Briggs, Doctor of Humane Letters

William James Crowe, Jr., Doctor of Laws

John Bonner Duncan, Doctor of Public Service

Hermann August Grunder, Doctor of Public Service

Kaval Gulhati, Doctor of Public Service

Woo-Choong Kim, Doctor of Public Service

George Walter Landau, Doctor of Public Service

T. Boone Pickens, Jr., Doctor of Public Service

Bassam Zekin Shakhashiri, Doctor of Public Service

Samuel Osiah Thier, Doctor of Science, honoris causa

Morris King Udall, Doctor of Laws

1989

Lauro Fred Cavazos, Doctor of Public Service

Adelaide McGuinn Cromwell, Doctor of Humanities

Lloyd Hartman Elliott, Doctor of Laws

Sandra Cavanaugh Holley, Doctor of Public Service

Edward Franklin Mitchell, Doctor of Science, honoris causa

Giles Sutherland Rich, Doctor of Laws

Brent Scowcroft, Doctor of Laws

Louis Wade Sullivan, Doctor of Public Service

Dick Thornburgh, Doctor of Laws

Roh Tae Woo, Doctor of Laws

1990

James Hadley Billington, Doctor of Public Service

Lynne Ann Cheney, Doctor of Public Service

Leighton Eggertson Cluff, Doctor of Science, honoris causa

Yuri Vladimirovich Dubinin, Doctor of Public Service

Talbot Shelton Huff, Jr., Doctor of Science, honoris causa

George John Mitchell, Doctor of Public Service

Clairborne deBorda Pell, Doctor of Humanities

Colin Luther Powell, Doctor of Public Service

Lawrence Douglas Wilder, Doctor of Laws

1991

James Scott Brady, Doctor of Public Service

Sarah Kemp Brady, Doctor of Public Service

Paula Pimlott Brownlee, Doctor of Public Service

Roland K. Bullard, Doctor of Public Service

Sharon Pratt Dixon, Doctor of Laws

Peter Drucker, Doctor of Public Service by Satellite

Dante B. Fascell, Doctor of Public Service

Ella Fitzgerald, Doctor of Humane Letters

Theodore Martin Hesburgh, Doctor of Public Service

Michael Kammen, Doctor of Letters

C. Everett Koop, Doctor of Public Service

Delano E. Lewis, Doctor of Public Service

Claude Moore, Doctor of Science, honoris causa

Ronald Reagan, Doctor of Public Service

Stephen J. Solarz, Doctor of Public Service

John Rogers Stafford, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa

John Austin White, Jr., Doctor of Science, honoris causa

1992

William P. Barr, Doctor of Laws

Christopher F. Edley, Doctor of Public Service

Helen Frankenthaler, Doctor of Fine Arts

Samuel David A. Kessler, Doctor of Science, honoris causa

Robert C. Maynard, Doctor of Humane Letters

Arno A. Penzias, Doctor of Science, honoris causa

Kenneth F. Ripple, Doctor of Laws

Maxine F. Singer, Doctor of Science, honoris causa

Knox Skinner, Doctor of Public Service

John A. Wilson, Doctor of Public Service

1993

Arnold J. ("Red") Auerbach, Doctor of Public Service

Claire Bloom, Doctor of Fine Arts, honoris causa

Charles A. Bowsher, Doctor of Public Service

Mona Van Duyn, Doctor of Humane Letters

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Doctor of Humane Letters

Bernadine P. Healy, Doctor of Science, honoris causa

Harden Marsden McConnell, Doctor of Science, honoris causa

Bernard W. Nussbaum, Doctor of Laws

William James Raspberry, Doctor of Public Service

Philip Roth, Doctor of Humane Letters

Donna Edna Shalala, Doctor of Public Service

Isaac Stern, Doctor of Music, honoris causa

1994

William J. Brennan, Jr., Doctor of Laws

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Doctor of Public Service

Roderic Hollett Davison, Doctor of Humane Letters

Elizabeth Drew, Doctor of Letters

M. Joycelyn Elders, Doctor of Public Service

John Hope Franklin, Doctor of Humane Letters

Joyce Hens Green, Doctor of Laws

Thaddeus Alphonse Lindner, Doctor of Public Service

Robert George Petersdorf, Doctor of Science, honoris causa

1995

Elizabeth Dole, Doctor of Public Service

Abba Eban, Doctor of Humanities

Thomas S. Foley, Doctor of Laws

Hugh B. Price, Doctor of Laws

Helen Thomas, Doctor of Humane Letters

Jordan Cohen, Jr., Doctor of Science, honoris causa

Harry A. Blackmun, Doctor of Laws

Everett H. Bellows, Doctor of Humane Letters

Larry King, Doctor of Letters

Martina Navratilova, Doctor of Public Service

1996

Everett H. Bellows, Doctor of Humane Letters

Francis S. Collins, Doctor of Science

Marian Wright Edelman, Doctor of Public Service

Larry King, Doctor of Letters

Wassily Leontief, Doctor of Social Science

Roy Lichtenstein, Doctor of Fine Arts

Martina Navratilova, Doctor of Public Service

Hugh B. Price, Doctor of Laws

Yitzhak Rabin, Doctor of Public Service

William H. Rehnquist, Doctor of Laws

Helen H. Vendler, Doctor of Letters

1997

Joseph F. Baca, Doctor of Laws

Elizabeth P. Campbell, Doctor of Public Service

Bernard Cohen, Doctor of Science

William H. Cosby, Jr., Doctor of Humanities

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Doctor of Laws

Lazlo N. Tauber, Doctor of Public Service

Prince Masahito Hitachi, Doctor of Science

1998

Harolyn Blackwell, Doctor of Music

Andrew F. Brimmer, Doctor of Public Service

Oliver T. Carr, Jr., Doctor of Public Service

Robert J. Dole, Doctor of Public Service

Gertrude Himmelfarb, Doctor of Letters

Eric Holder, Jr., Doctor of Laws

Allan B. Weingold, Doctor of Science

1999

Desmond M. Tutu, Doctor of Public Service

Esther Dyson, Doctor of Public Service

Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee, Doctor of Public Service

Arthur Levitt, Doctor of Public Service

Mohamed Hosni Mubarak, Doctor of Laws

Anthony A. Williams, Doctor of Laws

Garry Wills, Doctor of Letters

2000

Sir Martin Gilbert, Doctor of Letters

John Lewis, Doctor of Public Service

James D. Wolfensohn, Doctor of Public Service

Madeleine Korbel Albright, Doctor of Laws

Mohammed VI King of Morocco, Doctor of Laws

Miguel Angel Rodriguez, Doctor of Laws

2001

Tony Bennett, Doctor of Music

Rita Rossi Colwell, Doctor of Science

F. Elwood Davis, Doctor of Laws

Charlene Drew Jarvis, Doctor of Public Service

Moshe Katsav, Doctor of Public Service

Janet Reno, Doctor of Laws

H.R. Shephard, Doctor of Science

Leonard Slatkin, Doctor of Music

John R. Tydings, Doctor of Public Service

Wouk, Herman, Doctor of Letters

2002

Darrell Green, Doctor of Public Service

Jim Hall, Doctor of Public Service

Aders Fogh Rasmussen, Doctor of Public Service

Lois Green Schwoerer, Doctor of Letters

John D. Zeglis, Doctor of Laws

Ruth J. Simmons, Doctor of Humanities

2003

Mark Warner, Doctor of Public Service

Jean Carnahan, Doctor of Public Service

Billy Taylor, Doctor of Music

Sheldon S. Cohen, Doctor of Laws

Madeleine Jacobs, Doctor of Science

Sandra Day O’Connor, Doctor of Laws

2004

Luther W. Brady, Doctor of Fine Arts

Thomas Buergenthal, Doctor of Laws

Leon M. Lederman, Doctor of Public Service

Gail Kern Paster, Doctor of Letters

Gen. John Shalikashvili, Doctor of Public Service

2005

Mildred S. Dresselhaus, Doctor of Science

Alberto Ibarguen, Doctor of Letters

Harry Reid, Doctor of Laws

Andy Rooney, Doctor of Public Service

Philip K. Russell, Doctor of Public Service

2006

Barbara Pierce Bush, Doctor of Public Service

President George H.W. Bush, Doctor of Public Service

Sumner M. Redstone, Doctor of Arts

Frank Robinson, Doctor of Public Service

Dan Glickman, Doctor of Laws

2007

Wolf Blitzer, Doctor of Humane Letters

Ralph J. Cicerone, Doctor of Science

Linda W. Cropp, Doctor of Public Service

Harvey V. Fineberg, Doctor of Science

Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. Doctor of Public Service

2008

Julian Bond, Doctor of Public Service

Daniel K. Inouye, Doctor of Laws

Charles T. Manatt Doctor of Laws

John M. McConnell, Doctor of Public Service

Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, Doctor of Public Service

2009

Rahm Emanuel, Doctor of Public Service

Jeanne Narum, Doctor of Science

John Safer, Doctor of Fine Arts

Myung-bak Lee, Doctor of Public Service

2010

David W. Brubeck, Doctor of Music

James Clark, Doctor of Engineering

Michelle Obama, Doctor of Public Service

2011

Michael R. Bloomberg, Doctor of Public Service

Peggy Cooper Cafritz, Doctor of Fine Arts

William T. Coleman, Jr., Doctor of Laws

2012

Carlos Slim, Doctor of Public Service

Clarice Smith, Doctor of Fine Arts

Brian Williams, Doctor of Humane Letters