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Previous Recipents:

Year Name Degree
1950 W.W. Vandevver Doctor of Laws
1952 Percival Bailey, M.D. Doctor of Science
1952 Chester Hanford Doctor of Laws
1954 John R. Hodge, Major General Doctor of Laws
1954 Lloyd Morey Doctor of Laws
1954 Morris Morgan Leighton Doctor of Science
1955 Charles E. Feinberg Doctor of Humane Letters
1956 Charles C. Colby Doctor of Science
1957 Alexander P. de Seversky Doctor of Science
1958 Irving Dillard Doctor of Humane Letters
1958 Nadia Boulanger Doctor of Music
1958 Spencer T. Olin Doctor of Science
1958 Francis H. Horn Doctor of Humane Letters
1958 William G. Stratton Governor Doctor of Laws
1959 R. Buckminster Fuller Doctor of Arts
1959 Alexander R. MacMillan Doctor of Laws
1959 Jean Piccard Doctor of Science
1960 Helen Hayes Doctor of Fine Arts
1960 George E. Mylonas Doctor of Humane Letters
1961 Ralph J. Bunche Doctor of Laws
1962 Henry Allen Moe Doctor of Humane Letters
1962 Douglas Bush Doctor of Humane Letters
1963 Philip D. Sang Doctor of Humane Letters
1963 Robert C. Weaver Doctor of Laws
1963 Otto Kerner, Governor Doctor of Laws
1965 Carter Davidson Doctor of Laws
1965 Abdoulaye Singare Doctor of Laws
1966 John Page Wham Doctor of Laws
1966 Henry Nelson Wieman Doctor of Humane Letters
1966 Harlan H. Hatcher Doctor of Humane Letters
1967 Wilfred Lord Brown Doctor of Laws
1967 Clark M. Eichelberger Doctor of Laws
1968 Milburn Peter Akers Doctor of Humane Letters
1968 John Lawrence Childs Doctor of Humane Letters
1968 Arnold H. Maremont Doctor of Laws
1969 Jean Gottmann Doctor of Science
1969 Richard G. Browne Doctor of Laws
1969 David Dodds Henry Doctor of Humane Letters
1969 Thomas Kirk Cureton Doctor of Science
1970 A. Craig Baird Doctor of Humane Letters
1970 Robert B. Downs Doctor of Humane Letters
1971 George S. Counts Doctor of Humane Letters
1971 William Carl Ackermann Doctor of Science
1971 Gustav Bohstedt Doctor of Science
1972 Charles B. Shuman Doctor of Science
1973 Lynn Joon Kim Doctor of Humane Letters
1973 Kenneth Raynor Williams Doctor of Laws
1976 Henry Andrew Blackmun Doctor of Laws
1978 Marjorie Lawrence Doctor of Music
1980 Donald F. McHenry Doctor of Laws
1980 Frank Stanton Doctor of Laws
1982 Kay Boyle Doctor of Letters
1982 Paul Schilpp Doctor of Letters
1982 Eddie Albert Doctor of Fine Arts
1983 Paul Simon Doctor of Laws
1984 Fred Basolo Doctor of Science
1986 Richard T. Arnold Doctor of Science
1986 William L. Fisher Doctor of Science
1987 Clifton R. Wharton Doctor of Humane Letters
1987 John G. Gilbert Doctor of Laws
1987 Dick Gregory Doctor of Humane Letters
1988 Mordecai Gorelik Doctor of Humane Letters
1988 Ron Hall Doctor of Commercial Science
1989 William Bevan Doctor of Human Letters
1989 August C. Meyer Doctor of Humane Letters
1991 James L. McGraugh Doctor of Science
1991 Kenneth N. Pontikes Doctor of Commercial Science
1991 Ellen Gilchrist Doctor of Humane Letters
1991 Thomas Albert Sebeok Doctor of Science
1992 Walter E. Massey Doctor of Science
1993 Murray Gell-Mann Doctor of Science
1994 Brian P. Lamb Doctor of Humane Discourse
1994 Ray W. Fuller Doctor of Science
1995 Charles R. Johnson Doctor of Humane Letters
1995 Sandra Goeken Martis Doctor of Commercial Science
1995 George M.C. Fisher Doctor of Commercial Science
1996 Darwin Reid Payne Doctor of Fine Arts
1996 James R. Fornear Doctor of Humane Letters
1997 Nobuo Kumakura Doctor of Humane Letters
1997 Philip M. Pfeffer Doctor of Humane Letters
1997 Delano E. Lewis Doctor of Fine Arts
1997 Ralph E. McCoy Doctor of Letters
1998 Albert D. Kern Doctor of Science
1998 Norman J. Pattiz Doctor of Fine Arts
1999 Mark Victor Hansen Doctor of Humane Letters
1999 Eugene M. Lang Doctor of Humane Letters
2000 Sir David Nicholas Doctor of Humane Letters
2000 Jeanne Hurley Simon Doctor of Humane Letters
2001 Oscar Arias Doctore of Human Letter
2002 Mark J. Ashley Doctor of Science
2002 Thomas Yongbong Chung Doctor of Humanities
2003 Jie-fu Huang Doctor of Humane Letters
2003 Burnell Kraft Doctor of Commercial Science
2003 James M. Rosser Doctor of Humane Letters
2004 Jo Ann Boydston Doctor of Humane Letters
2005 Constance Baker Motley Doctor of Humane Letters
2005 Jagdish N. Bhagwati Doctor of Arts
2006 Daisaku Ikeda Doctor of Humane Letters
2006 Judge Abner J. Mikva Doctor of Laws
2007 Minnijean Brown Trickey Doctor of Humane Letters
2008 Hedayat Amin-Arsala Doctor of Humane Letters
2011 Amy Goodman Doctor of Humane Discourse
2011 Nuruddin Farah Doctor of Humane Letters
2012 Deirdre McCloskey Doctor of Humane Letters
2013 Robert L. Murphy Doctor of Humanities
2015 The Honorable Jim Edgar Doctor of Humane Arts
2015 Dixie B. Fortis Posthumous Doctor of Commerce
2015 Captain William Norwood Doctor of Aviation Science
2016 Donald L. Beggs, Ph.D. Doctor of Education Leadership
2016 Joan E. Higginbotham Doctor of Aerospace Science