Honorary Degree Recipients

Honorary Degrees are conferred at the University’s annual Commencement ceremonies. A full list of previous Commencement speakers is maintained by the University Archives.

1951 through 2012:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

Abrams, Meyer Howard Doctor of Humane Letters 1981
Ackermann, William Carl Doctor of Science 1970
Adamkus, Valdas V. Doctor of Laws 1994
Adams, John Doctor of Arts 2008
Alexander, Margaret Walker Doctor of Literature 1974
Allen, Robert E. Doctor of Laws 1995
Amundson, Neal R. Doctor of Science 1997
Anderson, Elijah Doctor of Science 2006
Anderson, Judith Doctor of Fine Arts 1953
Anderson, Marian Doctor of Fine Arts 1959
Anderson, Robert Bernard Doctor of Laws 1954
Anderson, T. J. Doctor of Fine Arts 2002
Anderson, Theodore Wilbur Doctor of Science 1989
Annan, Kofi A. Doctor of Laws 2002
Annenberg, Walter Hubert Doctor of Humane Letters 1988
Arnold, Richard Thomas Doctor of Science 1979
Ayala, Francisco Doctor of Literature 1977
Ayers, Thomas G. Doctor of Laws 1986

B

Babbitt, Milton Byron Doctor of Fine Arts 1988
Bader, Alfred Robert Doctor of Science 1990
Baker, William Oliver Doctor of Science 1976
Bakke, E. Wight Doctor of Laws 1964
Balanchine, George Doctor of Fine Arts 1967
Baldwin, John W. Doctor of Humane Letters 2007
Baldwin, Roger Nash Doctor of Laws 1974
Ball, George W. Doctor of Laws 1964
Balluffi, Robert W. Doctor of Science 1999
Banner, Bob Doctor of Fine Arts 1981
Bartoletti, Bruno Doctor of Arts 1993
Bateson, Gregory Doctor of Science 1971
Baumhart, Raymond, Rev. Doctor of Humane Letters 1993
Bazelon, David Lionel Doctor of Laws 1974
Beadle, Dr. George W. Doctor of Science 1952
Begin, Menachem Doctor of Laws 1978
Bell, Dr. George Kennedy Doctor of Sacred Theology 1954
Bellow, Saul Doctor of Literature 1962
Benton, Marjorie Craig Doctor of Humane Letters 1983
Bere, James Frederick Doctor of Humane Letters 1985
Berger, Raoul Doctor of Laws 1988
Bergrav, Bishop Eivind Jose Doctor of Sacred Theology 1954
Berlin, Isaiah Doctor of Literature 1981
Bernard, Jessie Doctor of Humane Letters 1977
Bernardin, Joseph Cardinal Doctor of Sacred Theology 1983
Bernstein, Leonard Doctor of Fine Arts 1957
Berry, Edwin Carlos Doctor of Laws 1975
Beslagic, Selim Doctor of Laws 2000
Best, Charles Herbert Doctor of Science 1959
Bienen, Henry S. Doctor of Humane Letters 2009
Billington, Ray Allen Doctor of Humane Letters 1971
Birren, James Emmett Doctor of Science 1986
Blair, William McCormick Doctor of Laws 1964
Block, Joseph L. Doctor of Laws 1968
Beogner, Rev. Dr. Marc Doctor of Sacred Theology 1954
Bollay, William Doctor of Science 1959
Bonbright, James Cummins Doctor of Laws 1956
Bonica, John Joseph Doctor of Science 1989
Braceland, Francis James Doctor of Science 1957
Branemark, Per-Ingvar Doctor of Science 1990
Branscomb, Bennett Harvie Doctor of Laws 1958
Breed, Allen K. Doctor of Laws 1997
Breed, Johnnie Cordell Doctor of Laws 1997
Brokaw, Thomas J. Doctor of Humane Letters 2004
Bromley, David Allan Doctor of Science 1991
Brooks, Gwendolyn Doctor of Literature 1970
Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne Doctor of Science 2009
Brown, Charles Lee Doctor of Humane Letters 1985
Brown, Raymond E. Doctor of Sacred Theology 1995
Brown, Roger William Doctor of Science 1983
Brown, Sterling Allan Doctor of Letters 1973
Browning, Christopher R. Doctor of Humane Letters 2008
Brugge, Joan S. Doctor of Science 2007
Bruner, Jerome Doctor of Science 1965
Bryan, John H. Doctor of Laws 1996
Budiansky, Bernard Doctor of Science 1986
Bumpers, Dale Leon Doctor of Laws 1982
Burgess, Kenneth Farwell Doctor of Laws 1959
Burke, Kenneth Duva Doctor of Humane Letters 1972
Buttrick, George Arthur Doctor of Sacred Theology 1963
Bynum, Caroline Walker Doctor of Humane Letters 1996

C

Cahn, John Werner Doctor of Science 1990
Calabresi, Guido Doctor of Laws 2004
Callaway, John D. Doctor of Humane Letters 1995
Calvin, Dr. Melvin Doctor of Science 1961
Campbell, Donald Thomas Doctor of Science 1983
Carlsson, Ingvar Doctor of Laws 1991
Carter, Elliott Cook, Jr. Doctor of Fine Arts 1977
Carter, Gwendolyn Margaret Doctor of Humane Letters 1977
Caswell, Dr. Hollis Doctor of Laws 1956
Catton, Bruce Doctor of Humane Letters 1959
Cavadas, Athenagoras (Archbishop) Doctor of Sacred Theology 1954
Chamberlin, Wendy J. Doctor of Laws 2003
Chandrasekhar, Subrahmanyan Doctor of Science 1963
Choppin, Purnell W. Doctor of Science 1999
Christo Doctor of Fine Arts 1998
Chu, Ching-Wu Doctor of Science 1988
Church, Marguerite Stitt Doctor of Laws 1962
Cixous, Helene Doctor of Literature 1996
Clark, Thomas Campbell Doctor of Laws 1960
Colbert, Stephen Doctor of Arts 2011
Cole, Johnetta B. Doctor of Humane Letters 1992
Collins, Francis S. Doctor of Science 2005
Comer, James P. Doctor of Science 1991
Considine, Frank W. Doctor of Humane Letters 1987
Cook, Alice Hanson Doctor of Science 1987
Cook, Stanton Rufus Doctor of Humane Letters 1985
Cook, William A. Doctor of Science 2003
Coon, Minor Jesser Doctor of Science 1983
Cooney, Joan Ganz Doctor of Humane Letters 2012
Cooper, John Allen Dicks Doctor of Science 1972
Cosby, William H. Doctor of Humane Letters 1997
Cotton, Frank Albert Doctor of Science 1981
Cowan, W. Maxwell Doctor of Science 1995
Cowley, John M. Doctor of Science 1995
Craig, Lyman Creighton Doctor of Science 1973
Crane, Ronald Salmon Doctor of Literature 1963
Cronkite, Walter Leland Doctor of Laws 1975
Crown, Henry Doctor of Humane Letters 1988

D

Dailey, Ulysses Grant Doctor of Laws 1955
Daley, Richard M. Doctor of Laws 2008
Darley, Ward Doctor of Laws 1965
Dart, Justin Whitlock Doctor of Humane Letters 1979
Davidson, Cathy N. Doctor of Humane Letters 2005
Davis, Allison Doctor of Laws 1978
Davis, Hallowell Doctor of Science 1962
Davis, Natalie Zemon Doctor of Humane Letters 1983
Debreu, Gerard Doctor of Science 1981
deButts, John Dulany Doctor of Laws 1966
DeKiewiet, C.W. Doctor of Laws 1958
Demsetz, Harold Doctor of Humane Letters 1994
DeMille, Agnes George Doctor of Fine Arts 1960
Deng, Francis M. Doctor of Laws 1991
Deutsch, Karl Wolfgang Doctor of Laws 1980
Dickerson, Earl Burrus Doctor of Laws 1977
Dickey, James Lafayette, III Doctor of Literature 1975
Dike, K.O. Doctor of Laws 1962
Dixon, Russell Alexander Doctor of Laws 1964
Dixon, Wesley Moon Doctor of Laws 1965
Dobzhansky, Theodosius Doctor of Science 1968
Donahoe, Patricia Doctor of Science 2004
Doniger, Wendy Doctor of Humane Letters 1999
Dorn, John Emil Doctor of Science 1971
Dos Passos, John Doctor of Humane Letters 1951
Dresselhaus, Mildred S. Doctor of Science 2003
Drucker, Daniel Charles Doctor of Science 1985
Dryden, Hugh Latimer Doctor of Science 1963
DuBridge, Lee A. Doctor of Laws 1958
Dummett, Clifton Orrin Doctor of Science 1976
Duster, Troy Doctor of Science 2005

E

Earls, Felton James Doctor of Science 1997
Edelman Marian Wright Doctor of Laws 1988
Edens, Arthur Hollis Doctor of Laws 1958
Egeberg, Roger Olaf Doctor of Laws 1970
Eisenhower, Dwight David Doctor of Laws 1954
Elkin, Dr. Daniel C. Doctor of Science 1952
Ellmann, Richard Doctor of Literature 1980
Elvehjem, Conrad Arnold Doctor of Science 1959
Emmott, Bill Doctor of Humane Letters 2008
Enders, Dr. John F. Doctor of Science 1956
Eschenbach, Christoph Doctor of Fine Arts 1997
Esaki, Leo Doctor of Science 1998
Evers, John Doctor of Laws 1967
Eyring, Henry Doctor of Science 1953

F

Fairbank, John King Doctor of Humane Letters 1978
Fallows, James Doctor of Humane Letters 2006
Farmer, Paul E. Doctor of Science 2012
Fauci, Anthony S. Doctor of Science 1997
Feinberg, Reuben Doctor of Laws 1996
Field, Stanley Doctor of Laws 1959
Finley, Murray Howard Doctor of Laws 1988
Fisher, Geoffrey Francis Doctor of Sacred Theology 1954
Fogel, Henry Doctor of Fine Arts 2004
Folkman, Moses Judah Doctor of Science 1998
Folsom, Richard Gilman Doctor of Science 1962
Foster, Henry W., Jr. Doctor of Science 2000
Fox, Carol (Flanagan) Doctor of Fine Arts 1965
Frank, Joseph Nathaniel Doctor of Literature 1998
Franklin, John Hope Doctor of Laws 1972
Freeman, Earl Lavon Doctor of Fine Arts 2003
Freund, Lambert Ben Doctor of Science 2007
Friedman, Thomas L. Doctor of Humane Letters 2005
Friendly, Henry Jacob Doctor of Laws 1973
Fuller, Jack William Doctor of Humane Letters 1998
Fuller, Lon Luvois Doctor of Laws 1970
Fung, Yuan-Cheng B. Doctor of Science 2004
Furchgott, Robert Francis Doctor of Science 1998

G

Gaffney, Matthew Page Doctor of Laws 1951
Galvin, Robert W. Doctor of Science 1992
Gephardt, Richard A. Doctor of Laws 1992
Geschwind, Norman Doctor of Science 1981
Geyer, Georgie Anne Doctor of Humane Letters 1993
Gilliam, Sam Doctor of Arts 1990
Ginsburg, Ruth Bader Doctor of Laws 1998
Goldberg, Arthur J. Doctor of Laws 1963
Goldovsky, Boris Doctor of Fine Arts 1972
Goudsmit, Samuel Abraham Doctor of Science 1975
Graff, Everett D. Doctor of Laws 1959
Graham, Donald M. Doctor of Laws 1970
Gray, Harry Barkus Doctor of Science 1984
Gray, John Delbert Doctor of Laws 1972
Green, Leon Doctor of Laws 1971
Greenberg, Joseph H. Doctor of Science 1982
Grene, David Doctor of Humane Letters 1983
Griswold, Erwin Nathaniel Doctor of Laws 1960
Gurley, Fred G. Doctor of Laws 1957

H

Haas, Mary Rosamond Doctor of Literature 1975
Habermas, Jurgen Doctor of Humane Letters 1990
Haensel, Vladimir Doctor of Science 1957
Hamburg, Beatrix A. Doctor of Humane Letters 1994
Haraszti, Miklos Doctor of Humane Letters 1998
Harlan, John Marshall Doctor of Laws 1960
Harnwell, Gaylord P. Doctor of Laws 1958
Harris, Barry D. Doctor of Arts 1996
Harris, Cyril Manton Doctor of Science 1989
Harris, Rufus C. Doctor of Laws 1958
Harsanyi, John Charles Doctor of Science 1989
Hastings, John S. Doctor of Laws 1961
Hatcher, Harlan Doctor of Laws 1956
Hayes, Helen Doctor of Fine Arts 1969
Heineman, Ben Walter Doctor of Laws 1967
Hempel, Carl Gustav Doctor of Literature 1975
Henderson, Loy W. Doctor of Laws 1953
Herter, Christian Archibald Doctor of Laws 1957
Hesburgh, Theodore M. Doctor of Laws 1963
Hicks, John D. Doctor of Laws 1956
Hilgard, Ernest Ropiequet Doctor of Science 1987
Hillenbrand, Harold Doctor of Science 1974
Hinsey, Joseph Clarence Doctor of Science 1951
Hirsch, Peter B. Doctor of Science 1982
Hoffman, Julius Jennings Doctor of Laws 1955
Hoffmann, Roald Doctor of Science 1996
Hollomon, John Herbert Doctor of Science 1967
Holmes, John Doctor of Laws 1954
Holonyak, Nick Jr. Doctor of Science 1992
Hooks, Benjamin Lawson Doctor of Humane Letters 1980
Hope, Bob Doctor of Laws 1966
Hotz, Rudolph Doctor of Science 1971
Hounsfield, Godfrey Newbold Doctor of Science 1979
Hovde, Frederick Lawson Doctor of Laws 1960
Hughes, Thomas J. R. Doctor of Science 2010
Hughes, Thomas P. Doctor of Humane Letters 2001
Hunt, Lynn A. Doctor of Humane Letters 2006
Hunt, Reed Oliver Doctor of Humane Letters 1974
Hunt, Richard Doctor of Fine Arts 1984
Hurwicz, Leonid Doctor of Science 1980
Hutchinson, George Evelyn Doctor of Science 1978
Hutchinson, John W. Doctor of Science 2002

I

Ingersoll, Robert Stephen Doctor of Laws 1975
Isselbacher, Kurt J. Doctor of Science 2001

J

Jackson, Shirley Ann Doctor of Science 2004
James, F. Cyril Doctor of Laws 1958
Jeanne-Claude Doctor of Fine Arts 1998
Jefferson, Howard B. Doctor of Laws 1958
Jenner, Albert Ernest, Jr. Doctor of Laws 1975
Joachim, Harold Doctor of Fine Arts 1981
Johnson, Charles Richard Doctor of Arts 1994
Johnson, John Harold Doctor of Humane Letters 1974
Johnson, Robert W. Doctor of Laws 1952
Johnson, Thor Doctor of Music 1953
Johnston, Harold Doctor of Science 1998
Jones, Howard Mumford Doctor of Humane Letters 1966
Julian, Percy Lavon Doctor of Science 1951

K

Kabat, Elvin A. Doctor of Science 1994
Kahn, Alfred Edward Doctor of Laws 1982
Kakutani, Shizuo Doctor of Science 1980
Kandel, Eric Richard Doctor of Science 1991
Katzir, Ephraim Doctor of Science 1978
Kavli, Fred Doctor of Science 2009
Keeney, Barnaby Conrad Doctor of Laws 1958
Keller, Joseph Bishop Doctor of Science 1988
Kemper, James Scott Doctor of Laws 1963
Kennan, Georg Frost Doctor of Laws 1957
Kennedy, David M. Doctor of Laws 1969
Keppel, Francis Doctor of Laws 1965
Kerner, Otto Doctor of Laws 1961
Kerr, Jean Doctor of Humane Letters 1962
Kerr, Walter F. Doctor of Humane Letters 1962
Kestnbaum, Meyer Doctor of Laws 1960
Khan, Fazlur Rahman Doctor of Science 1973
Kimpton, Lawrence A. Doctor of Laws 1958
Kinzel, Augustus Doctor of Science 1969
Kirk, Grayson Doctor of Laws 1958
Klutznick, Philip M. Doctor of Humane Letters 1984
Knight, Frank Hyman Doctor of Laws 1951
Knowles, Hugh Shaler Doctor of Science 1982
Koop, Charles Everett Doctor of Science 1990
Koopmans, Tjalling Charles Doctor of Science 1975
Krainik, Ardis Doctor of Fine Arts 1984
Krock, Arthur Doctor of Humane Letters 1967
Krutch, Joseph Wood Doctor of Humane Letters 1957
Kushner, Tony Doctor of Humane Letters 1998

L

Lamb, Brian P. Doctor of Laws 2000
Lambertsen, Christian James Doctor of Science 1977
Lang, Paul Henry Doctor of Humane Letters 1960
Langer, Robert Samuel Doctor of Science 2006
Langham, Michael Doctor of Fine Arts 1973
Lansing, Sherry Doctor of Humane Letters 1995
Lavey, Martha Doctor of Arts 2010
Lederer, Eppie (Ann Landers) Doctor of Humane Letters 1994
Lee, Rensselaer W. Doctor of Humane Letters 1971
Lehman, Lotte Doctor of Fine Arts 1956
Leland, Simeon Elbridge Doctor of Laws 1966
Lerner, Abba Ptachya Doctor of Science 1978
Lerner, Richard A. Doctor of Science 2002
Levine, James Doctor of Arts 1992
Levine, Rachmiel Doctor of Science 1986
Lewis, Bernard Doctor of Humane Letters 2003
Lewis, David Levering Doctor of Humane Letters 2010
Lewis, William Arthur Doctor of Literature 1979
Lienchardt, Ronald Godfrey Doctor of Literature 1984
Link, Arthur Stanley Doctor of Literature 1984
Liskov, Barbara H. Doctor of Science 2011
Lohr, Lenox R. Doctor of Laws 1962
Longmire, William Polk, Jr. Doctor of Science 1976
Louis-Dreyfus Hall, Julia Doctor of Arts 2007
Luccock, Halford Edward Doctor of Sacred Theology 1951
Lumbard, Joseph Edward, Jr. Doctor of Laws 1969
Lutoslawski, Witold Doctor of Fine Arts 1974
Lyon, Leverett Doctor of Laws 1951

M

Maccoby, Eleanor E. Doctor of Science 2003
Magoun, Horace Winchell Doctor of Science 1959
Marcus, Rudolph Arthur Doctor of Science 2000
Marland, Sidney Percy Doctor of Laws 1971
Marsalis, Wynton Doctor of Arts 2009
Marschak, Jacob Doctor of Science 1977
Mason, Lowell Blake Doctor of Laws 1954
Massey, Raymond Doctor of Fine Arts 1959
Massey, Walter E. Doctor of Science 1999
McBain, Houghston Maynard Doctor of Laws 1960
McCain, John S., III Doctor of Laws 2005
McDonald, Rt. Rev. William J. Doctor of Laws 1958
McDougal, Myres Smith Doctor of Laws 1966
McGaw, Foster Glendale Doctor of Humane Letters 1973
McGovern, George Stanley Doctor of Laws 1967
McGowan, Carl Doctor of Laws 1976
McKeachie, Wilbert James Doctor of Science 1973
McNair, Malcolm P. Doctor of Laws 1962
McNeill, William Hardy Doctor of Humane Letters 1986
McQuarrie, Irvine Doctor of Science 1959
Meigs, Joe Vincent Doctor of Science 1959
Meselson, Matthew Stanley Doctor of Science 2003
Michael, Lloyd Doctor of Laws 1953
Mies, Ludwig Van Der Rohe Doctor of Fine Arts 1963
Mikva, Abner Joseph Doctor of Laws 1991
Miller, Bernice Johannesen Doctor of Laws 1974
Mindlin, Raymond David Doctor of Science 1975
Minow, Martha L. Doctor of Laws 2012
Minow, Newton Doctor of Laws 1965
Mintz, Beatrice Doctor of Science 1982
Moe, Henry Allen Doctor of Laws 1961
Morrill, James Lewis Doctor of Laws 1952
Morrisett, Lloyd N. Doctor of Laws 1975
Morrow, Richard Martin Doctor of Science 1989
Morton, Lorraine H. Doctor of Laws 2008
Moses, Robert P. Doctor of Humane Letters 1996
Mosonyi, Emil Francis Doctor of Science 1982
Mountcastle, Vernon Benjamin, Jr. Doctor of Science 1985
Muto, Takeshi Doctor of Sacred Theology 1956

N

Nabrit, James Madison Doctor of Laws 1966
Nader, Ralph Doctor of Laws 1970
Nagle, Raymond J. Doctor of Science 1963
Nambu, Yoichiro Doctor of Science 1987
Neal, Patricia Doctor of Arts 1994
Netsch, Walter Andrew Doctor of Fine Arts 1980
Newsom, Carroll V. Doctor of Laws 1958
Nishizuka, Yasutomi Doctor of Science 1994
Nix, William D. Doctor of Science 2012
Noble, Charles Casper Doctor of Sacred Theology 1957
Norman, Jessye Doctor of Arts 2011
Norstad, General Lauris Doctor of Laws 1963
Northcott, Henry Clifford Doctor of Sacred Theology 1952
Notestein, Frank Doctor of Science 1953

O

O'Brien, Morrough Parker Doctor of Science 1959
Oakley, Francis Christopher Doctor of Humane Letters 1990
Oates, Joyce Carol Doctor of Humane Letters 2000
Obama, Barack Doctor of Laws 2006
Oldberg, Eric Doctor of Laws 1991
Osborn, Elburt Franklin Doctor of Science 1972
Oxnam, Garfield Bromley Doctor of Sacred Theology 1954

P

Papp, Joseph Doctor of Fine Arts 1972
Pargellis, Stanley Doctor of Laws 1956
Parker, Judge John Johnson Doctor of Laws 1956
Paz, Alberto Gainza Doctor of Journalism 1951
Pearce, Harry J. Doctor of Laws 1998
Percy, Charles Harting Doctor of Laws 1967
Perkins, James A. Doctor of Laws 1964
Peterson, Oscar Emmanuel Doctor of Fine Arts 1983
Peterson, Peter G. Doctor of Humane Letters 1980
Pick, Albert, Jr. Doctor of Humane Letters 1976
Pierce, Bessie Louise Doctor of Letters 1954
Pierce, John Robinson Doctor of Science 1961
Pinsky, Robert Doctor of Humane Letters 2000
Porter, John E. Doctor of Laws 1999
Posner, Richard Doctor of Laws 2001
Potter, Audrey Doctor of Science 1953
Pottle, Frederick Albert Doctor of Humane Letters 1967
Pride, Armistead A. Doctor of Humane Lettes 1976
Prochnow, Herbert V. Doctor of Fine Laws 1963
Pusey, Nathan M. Doctor of Laws 1958

Q

R

Radcliffe, Lord Cyril J. Doctor of Laws 1960
Rahula, Walpola Sri Doctor of Sacred Theology 1985
Raiffa, Howard Doctor of Science 1996
Rammelkamp, Charles Henry, Jr. Doctor of Science 1975
Randall, Clarence Belden Doctor of Laws 1955
Randall, Tony Doctor of Fine Arts 2002
Ranney, Austin Doctor of Laws 1995
Rao, C. N. R. Doctor of Science 2008
Rathmann, George B. Doctor of Science 2002
Ratner, Sarah Doctor of Science 1982
Ravdin, Isidor Schwaner Doctor of Science 1959
Ray, Grodon Norton Doctor of Literature 1974
Redford, Robert Doctor of Arts 1996
Redmond, James Francis Doctor of Laws 1969
Reed, Marshall Russell Doctor of Sacred Theology 1953
Reese, Gustave Doctor of Humane Letters 1976
Reiner, Fritz Doctor of Fine Arts 1959
Ribble, Frederick D.G. Doctor of Laws 1960
Rice, James R. Doctor of Science 1996
Richards, Lloyd G. Doctor of Arts 1995
Richart, Frank E., Jr. Doctor of Science 1987
Robertson, Nan Doctor of Humane Letters 1992
Rogers, Carl Ransom Doctor of Science 1978
Rorem, Ned Doctor of Fine Arts 1977
Rorty, Richard Doctor of Humane Letters 1992
Rosenberg, Nathan Doctor of Science 2006
Rossi, Alice S. Doctor of Science 1984
Rothschild, Miriam Louisa Doctor of Science 1986
Rubbia, Carlo Doctor of Science 1985
Rubloff, Arthur Doctor of Humane Letters 1983
Ryan, Patrick G. Doctor of Humane Letters 2009

S

Sarett, Lewis Hastings Doctor of Science 1972
Satcher, David Doctor of Science 2010
Schabas, William A. Doctor of Laws 2011
Scarry, Elaine Doctor of Humane Letters 2010
Schachman, Howard Kapnek Doctor of Science 1974
Schaefer, Walter Vincent Doctor of Laws 1953
Scharrer, Berta Vogel Doctor of Science 1977
Schroeder, Werner William Doctor of Laws 1957
Schuman, William H. Doctor of Fine Arts 1963
Scott, Anne Firor Doctor of Humane Letters 1989
Scott, Mrs. Walter Dill Doctor of Laws 1952
Scott, Nathan Alexander, Jr. Doctor of Literature 1982
Seaborg, Glen Theodore Doctor of Science 1954
Searle, John Gideon Doctor of Laws 1970
Seitz, Frederick Doctor of Science 1965
Sellars, Peter Doctor of Arts 1992
Sessions, Roger Doctor of Fine Arts 1954
Shannon, Claude Elwood Doctor of Science 1970
Shepley, Ethan A.H. Doctor of Laws 1958
Short, Emile Francis Doctor of Laws 2005
Shostakovich, Dmitry Dmitryevich Doctor of Fine Arts 1973
Shultz, George Pratt Doctor of Laws 1986
Simmons, Ernest J. Doctor of Humane Letters 1968
Simon, Jack Aaron Doctor of Science 1981
Simon, Paul Doctor of Laws 1983
Simon, Seymour F. Doctor of Laws 1987
Singer, J. David Doctor of Laws 1983
Sinsheimer, Robert Louis Doctor of Science 1976
Siskind, Aaron Doctor of Fine Arts 1980
Skocpol, Theda Doctor of Laws 2002
Sloimsky, Nicholas Doctor of Fine Arts 1980
Smith, Anna Deavere Doctor of Humane Letters 1997
Smith, Hermon Dunlap Doctor of Laws 1971
Smith, Margaret Chase Doctor of Laws 1971
Snyder, Solomon Halbert Doctor of Science 1981
Solomon, Susan Doctor of Science 2006
Somorjai, Gabor A. Doctor of Science 2010
Sonneborn, Tracy Morton Doctor of Science 1975
Spacek, Leonard Paul Doctor of Humane Letters 1978
Spiegelman, Sol Doctor of Science 1966
Spofford, Charles M. Doctor of Laws 1959
Sprecher, Robert Arthur Doctor of Laws 1981
St. Laurent, Louis Stephen Doctor of Laws 1951
Stahr, Elvis Jacob Doctor of Laws 1968
Stanley, H. Eugene Doctor of Science 2009
Stans, Maurice Hubert Doctor of Laws 1960
Starzl, Thomas Earl Doctor of Science 1982
Steele, Claude M. Doctor of Science 2010
Sterling, J.E. Wallace Doctor of Laws 1958
Stevens, John Pual Doctor of Laws 1977
Stever, Horton Guyford Doctor of Science 1966
Stewart, William Huffman Doctor of Science 1967
Stigler, George Joseph Doctor of Science 1979
Stiglitz, Joseph Eugene Doctor of Laws 2000
Stokey, Nancy L. Doctor of Science 2005
Storms, Harrison Allen, Jr. Doctor of Science 1960
Strotz, Robert Henry Doctor of Humane Letters 1985
Stuart, Robert Douglas Doctor of Laws 1955
Stumm, Werner Doctor of Science 1989
Sudler, Louis Courtenay Doctor of Fine Arts 1973

T

Tallchief, Maria Doctor of Fine Arts 1982
Tatum, Edward Lawrite Doctor of Science 1971
Taube, Henry Doctor of Science 1990
Taussig, Helen Brooke Doctor of Science 1951
Tead, Ordway Doctor of Laws 1952
Tenenbaum, Michael Doctor of Science 1974
Terkel, Louis "Studs" Doctor of Humane Letters 2001
Thomas, Benjamin Platt Doctor of Letters 1953
Thompson, James Robert Doctor of Laws 1979
Thompson, Lonnie G. Doctor of Science 2009
Thorndike, Lynn Doctor of Humane Letters 1955
Thornton, Henry Moser Doctor of Laws 1975
Tillett, William S. Doctor of Science 1959
Tonegawa, Susumu Doctor of Science 1987
Towner, Lawrence William Doctor of Humane Letters 1965
Tracy, Louise Treadwell
(Mrs. Spencer)
Doctor of Science 1951
Trienens, Howard J. Doctor of Laws 1995
Trilling, Lionel Doctor of Humane Letters 1964
Turow, Scott Doctor of Humane Letters 2001
Tyler, Ralph Winfred Doctor of Laws 1972

U

V

Vance, Cyrus Roberts Doctor of Laws 1993
Vaughan, Sarah Doctor of Fine Arts 1978
Volcker, Paul A. Doctor of Laws 2004
Von Karman, Theodore Doctor of Science 1956

W

Walker, Harold Blake Doctor of Sacred Theology 1970
Waller, Judith Gary Doctor of Humane Letters 1955
Wallis, Hal Brent Doctor of Fine Arts 1979
Warren, Earl Doctor of Laws 1960
Warren, Shields Doctor of Science 1959
Weber, Arnold R. Doctor of Humane Letters 1995
Weeks, Edward A. Doctor of Humane Letters 1961
Weese, Harry Mohr Doctor of Fine Arts 1979
Weinberg, Robert A. Doctor of Science 1984
White, Lynn Townsend, Jr. Doctor of Literature 1983
Widnall, Sheila E. Doctor of Science 2008
Wiesner, Jerome Bert Doctor of Science 1966
Wild, Payson Sibley Doctor of Humane Letters 1973
Wilkins, Roy Doctor of Laws 1972
Wille, Lois Doctor of Humane Letters 1990
Willis, Benjamin Coppage Doctor of Laws 1955
Wilson, Fred Doctor of Fine Arts 2007
Wilson, Orlando Winfield Doctor of Laws 1965
Wilson, William Julius Doctor of Laws 1993
Wirtz, W. Willard Doctor of Laws 1966
Vood, Harland Goff Doctor of Science 1972
Wood, James N. Doctor of Fine Arts 2005
Wood, Robert E. Doctor of Laws 1965
Woodward, Comer Vann Doctor of Humane Letters 1977

X

Y

Young, Whitney Moore, Jr. Doctor of Laws
(posthumous award)
1971

Z

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach Doctor of Humane Science 1973
Zare, Richard Neil Doctor of Science 1993
Zienkiewicz, O.C. Doctor of Science 1984
Zwiener, Kenneth Vernon Doctor of Humane Laws 1976