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Honorary Degree Previous Recipents:


Year Name Degree
2017 General Larry O. Spencer Doctor of Public Service
2017 Susan K. McClary Doctor of Music Arts
2017 Howard A. Peters III Doctor of Humane Arts
2016 Joan E. Higginbotham Doctor of Aerospace Science
2016 Donald L. Beggs, Ph.D. Doctor of Education Leadership
2015 Captain William Norwood Doctor of Aviation Science
2015 Dixie B. Fortis Posthumous Doctor of Commerce
2015 The Honorable Jim Edgar Doctor of Humane Arts
2013 Robert L. Murphy Doctor of Humanities
2012 Deirdre McCloskey Doctor of Humane Letters
2011 Nuruddin Farah Doctor of Humane Letters
2011 Amy Goodman Doctor of Humane Discourse
2008 Hedayat Amin-Arsala Doctor of Humane Letters
2007 Minnijean Brown Trickey Doctor of Humane Letters
2006 Judge Abner J. Mikya Doctor of Laws
2006 Daisaku Ikeda Doctor of Humane Letters
2005 Jagdish N. Bhagwati Doctor of Arts
2005 Constance Baker Motley Doctor of Humane Letters
2004 Jo Ann Boydston Doctor of Humane Letters
2003 James M. Rosser Doctor of Humane Letters
2003 Burnell Kraft Doctor of Commercial Science
2003 Jie-fu Huang Doctor of Humane Letters
2002 Thomas Yongbong Chung Doctor of Humanities
2002 Mark J. Ashley Doctor of Science
2001 Oscar Arias Doctor of Human Letter