University of Wisconsin–Madison

Honorary Degree Recipients, 1856-2018

2018 (see press release)
                      
                          
Jerome Chazen,                                                               David Fahey,                                           Linda Thomas-Greenfield
Doctor of Humane Letters (L.H.D.)                            Doctor of Science (Sc.D.)                     Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)

 

2017 (see press release)
Cora Marrett, Doctor of Science (Sc.D.)
Tashia Morgridge, Doctor of Letters (Litt.D.)
Clyde Stubblefield, Doctor of Fine Arts (D.F.A. (posthumous))

December 2016 (press release)
James L. Lovell, Sc.D.

2016 (press release)
Lynsey Addario, L.H.D.
William J. Rutter, Sc.D.
Tommy G. Thompson, LL.D.

 

 

1990 (March)
Alan Schneider, L.H.D. (posthumous)

1990 (May)
Barbara Jean Brandiff Crabb, LL.D.
Owen Justus Gromme, L.H.D.
Jack St. Clair Kilby, Sc.D.
Norton David Zinder, Sc.D.

1991
Laxmangudi K. Doraiswamy, Sc.D.
Leopold Sedar Senghor, L.H.D.
Mabel M. Smythe-Haith, LL.D.
John Szarkowski, D.F.A.

1992 (May)
Jajah Koswara, Sc.D.
Spencer Gilbert Shaw, L.H.D.
I. Bernard Weinstein, Sc.D.

1992 (December)
William Wilson Morgan, Sc.D.

1993
Linda Harman Aiken, Sc.D.
Gertrude B. Elion, Sc.D.
Ody J. Fish, LL.D.
Alejandro Foxley, LL.D.
Erwin Neher, Sc.D.

1994 (May)
Robert Kemp Adair, Sc.D.
Gro Harlem Brundtland, LL.D.
Anna S. Halprin, D.F.A.
John P. Morgridge, Sc.D.
Robert B. L. Murphy, LL.D.

1994 (December)
John R. Searle, L.H.D.

1995
Stephen Edward Ambrose, L.H.D.
Carl Djerassi, Sc.D.
Winfred P. Lehmann, L.H.D.
Abner Joseph Mikva, LL.D.
Roy F. Weston, Sc.D.

1996
Etta Zuber Falconer, Sc.D.
Frances K. Graham, Sc.D.
Ralph Hirschmann, Sc.D.
Frederick Mancheski, Sc.D.
Robert Serber, Sc.D.
James Tobin, LL.D.

1997
Lawrence S. Eagleburger, LL.D.
Sam Gilliam, D.F.A.
Alice McPherson, Sc.D.
Donald E. Osterbrock, Sc.D.
Charles E. Rosenberg, L.H.D.
Gilbert Stork, Sc.D.

1998
Paul Boyer, Sc.D.
Raymond Damadian, Sc.D.
Tenzin Gyatso, LL.D.
Jean Johnson, Sc.D.
Alejandro Portes, Sc.D.
Walter Renk, Sc.D.

1999
Enid Gilbert-Barness, Sc.D.
Hélène Cixous, Litt.D.
Nathan Heffernan, LL.D.
John Reynolds, LL.D.
Chai-Anan Samudavanija, LL.D.

2000
Uta Hagen, D.F.A.
Ernest Micek, Sc.D.
Ali Ahmed Attiga, Sc.D.
Seymour Schwartz, Sc.D.
Harvey K. Littleton, D.F.A.

2001
Pratima Kale, L.H.D.
George Schaller, Sc.D.

2002
Lewis Barness, Sc.D.
Ruth Gruber, L.H.D.
John Harbison, D.F.A.
Norman Latker, LL.D.
David Ruder, LL.D.
2003
Carl Anderson, Sc.D.
Charlene Barshefsky, LL.D.
Neuma De Aguiar, Sc.D.

2004
George Archibald, Sc.D.
André De Shields, D.F.A.
Florence Howe, L.H.D.
Nancy Oestreich Lurie, L.H.D.
June E. Osborn, Sc.D.
Pleasant T. Rowland, L.H.D.

2005
William C. Campbell, Sc.D.

2006
Oscar C. Boldt, Sc.D.
Florence Chenoweth, L.H.D.
William L. Ogren, Sc.D.
K. Odessa Piper, L.H.D.
Robert Z. Segalman, Sc.D.
2007
Leslie H. Hicks, Sc.D.
Alan G. MacDiarmid, Sc.D. (posthumous)

2008
John E. Ahern, Sc.D.
John W. Rowe, L.H. et Sc.D.

2009
Kyung J. Kwon-Chung, Sc.D.
Sheldon B. Lubar, L.H.D.
Joan W. Scott, L.H.D.
Oliver Smithies, Sc.D.

2010
Ned W. Bechthold, Sc.D.
Robert G. Bush, Sc.D.
Judith R. Faulkner, Sc.D.
Wade Fetzer III, L.H.D.
Milton Friend, Sc.D.

2011
Robert W. Kastenmeier, LL.D.
Kenneth R. and Ruth M. Wright, Sc.D. (joint)

2012
Robert M. Engelke, Sc.D.

2013
Richard B. Alley, Sc.D.
Dale Chihuly, D.F.A.
Errol Morris, L.H.D.

2014
Rocco Landesman, D.F.A.
Thomas Lyon, Sc.D.
David Maraniss, Litt.D.

2015
Peter Dervan, Sc.D.
Estella Leopold, Sc.D.
Bill Linton, Sc.D.
Michael Splinter, Sc.D.

1970
William Oscar Beers, LL.D.
C. Moreau Jansky, Jr., Sc.D.
Jay Laurence Lush, Sc.D.
Russell I. Thackrey, LL.D.
Lewis George Weeks, Sc.D.
Harry Richard Wellman, LL.D.

1971
Edward ‘Duke’ Kennedy Ellington, Mus.D.
Howard Palfrey Jones, LL.D.
Frederick Merk, L.H.D.
William S. Middleton, Sc.D.
A. Matt Werner, LL.D.
1972
Ira Lawrence Baldwin, Sc.D.
Karl Henry Beyer, Jr., Sc.D.
Gwendolyn Brooks, Litt.D.
Margaret H’Doubler Claxton, D.F.A.
William Gardner Harley, LL.D.
Sigurd Ferdinand Olson, Sc.D.

1973
Paul Erdos, Sc.D.
Mark Hoyt Ingraham, L.H.D.
Warren Perley Knowles, LL.D.
William David Knox, LL.D.

1974
Marshall Clagett, L.H.D.
Catherine Blanchard Cleary, LL.D.
Ada Elizabeth Deer, L.H.D.
Stanford Moore, Sc.D.
Arthur Charles Nielsen, Sr., Sc.D.
Hezikiah Adedunmola Oluwasanmi, LL.D.

1975
Thomas Edward Fairchild, LL.D.
Martha Elizabeth Peterson, L.H.D.
Jane Werner Watson, L.H.D.
George Prior Wollard, Sc.D.

1976
Walter James Burke, LL.D.
George Robert Currie, LL.D.
Emily Hahn, L.H.D.
Har Gobind Khorana, Sc.D.
Guillermo Soberon, Sc.D.

1977
Arthur Joseph Heisdorf, Sc.D.
Otto Luening, D.F.A.
Oscar Gustave Mayer, LL.D.
George Molinaro, LL.D.
Mary Fowler Rennebohm, LL.D.

1978
Walter G. Hollander, LL.D.
Joseph Aaron Pechman, LL.D.
John Edward Reinhardt, LL.D.
Stanislaw Marcin Ulam, Sc.D.

1979
Gene Myron Amdahl, Sc.D.
Fernando Garcia Roel, Sc.D.
Ray David Owen, Sc.D.
Veda Wright Stone, L.H.D.
Manfred Eric Swarsensky, L.H.D.

1980
Luna Bergere Leopold, Sc.D.
Eric John Underwood, Sc.D.
Dale Wasserman, L.H.D.

1981
Germaine Bree, L.H.D.
Nicholas Geoffrey Lempriere Hammond,
L.H.D.
Benjamin Arthur Quarles, L.H.D.
Dennis Wallace Watson, Sc.D.
Robert Henry Wentorf, Sc.D.

1982
Daniel Gaskill Aldrich, Jr., Sc.D.
Ethel Kullmann Allen, Sc.D.
Marie Davis Gadsden, L.H.D.
Melvin Robert Laird, LL.D.
Leonard Solomon Silk, L.H.D.
Esmond Emerson Snell, Sc.D.

1983
Gay Wilson Allen, Litt.D.
James Edward Doyle, LL.D.
Philip Levine, Sc.D. *
Joseph Losey, L.H.D.
Emmett Gamaliel Solomon, L.H.D.
Monkombu Sambasivan Swaminathan, Sc.D.

1984
Alfred Robert Bader, Sc.D.
Orville George Bentley, Sc.D.
Joyce Carol Oates, Litt.D. *
Russell Wilbur Peterson, LL.D.
Evelyn Steenbock, L.H.D.
Paul Vanderbilt, L.H.D.

1985
Jerrold Lewis Bock, L.H.D.
Eppie Lederer (Ann Landers), L.H.D.
Joyce Carol Oates, Litt.D.
George Tipler, LL.D.

1986
Roy Hertz, Sc.D.
Motoo Kimura, Sc.D.
Ardis Krainik, L.H.D.
Gaylord A. Nelson, LL.D.
Wallace Stegner, Litt.D.

1987
John Vincent Atanasoff, Sc.D.
Martin Mark Kaplan, Sc.D.
Charles Selden McNeer, LL.D.

1988
Charles Crane Bradley and
Nina Leopold Bradley (joint degree–
Doctor of Environmental Science)
Raymond George Herb, Sc.D.
Sir Ronald Syme, L.H.D.

1989 (May)
Lawrence A. Cremin, Sc.D.
Walter Mirisch, Sc.D.
Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr., Sc.D.
Eleanor Holmes Norton, LL.D.

1989 (December)
Otis Dudly Duncan, Sc.D.
Thelma Estrin, Sc.D.
Jose Pastore, Sc.D.
Leon E. Rosenberg, Sc.D.

1950
John Callahan, LL.D.
George W. Mead, LL.D.
Frank B. Morrison, Sc.D.
Philip D. Reed, LL.D.
Lily R. Taylor, Litt.D.

1951
Ira B. Cross, LL.D.
Herold C. Hunt, LL.D.
Mary Woodard Lasker, LL.D.
Oscar G. Mayer, LL.D.
Ralph M. Waters, Sc.D.

1952
Thomas E. Brittingham, Jr., LL.D.
F. Ryan Duffy, LL.D.
Solomon C. Hollister, Sc.D.
Ko Kuei Chen, Sc.D.

1953
David Clark Everest, LL.D.
Oscar Marion Fritz, LL.D.
Arnold Lucius Gesell, Sc.D.
Grayson Louis Kirk, LL.D.
Helen Rogers Reid, LL.D.

1954
Gergory Breit, Sc.D.
Earnest Albert Hooton, Litt.D.
Asuncion Arriola Perez, LL.D.
Elvin Charles Stakman, Sc.D.
Eudora Welty, Litt.D.
1955
Jacob Frank Friedrick, LL.D.
Lillian Moller Gilbreth, Sc.D.
Frank Lloyd Wright, D.F.A.

1956
Benjamin Minge Duggar, Sc.D.
William John Hagenah, LL.D.
Charles Kenneth Leith, LL.D.
Edward Joseph O’Donnell, LL.D.
Herbert Victor Prochnow, LL.D.

1957
Lee Alvin DuBridge, Sc.D.
Keith Stratton McHugh, LL.D.
Edward Steichen, D.F.A.

1958
Edwin Broun Fred, LL.D.
Wilder Graves Penfield, Sc.D.
1959
John David Jones, LL.D.
Samuel Lenher, Sc.D.
John Solon Lord, LL.D.
Frederic March, L.H.D.
James Lewis Morrill, LL.D.

1960
John Bardeen, Sc.D.
Edmund Fitzgerald, LL.D.
Thor Johnson, Mus.D.
Golda Meir, LL.D.
Haakon Ingolf Romnes, LL.D.

1961
Mary Ingraham Bunting, Sc.D.
Donald William Kerst, Sc.D.
Louis Paul Lochner, Litt.D.
Arleigh William Schorger, Sc.D.
Harold Willis Story, LL.D.

1962
Leland John Haworth, Sc.D.
Oscar Rennebohm, LL.D.
Mark Schorer, Litt.D.
Whitney North Seymour, LL.D.

1963
Herbert Fisk Johnson, LL.D.
George Frost Kennan, LL.D.
William Beverly Murphy, LL.D.

1964
Lloyd Kirkham Garrison, LL.D.
Victor Irwin Maier, LL.D.
Alexander Meiklejohn, Litt.D.
Donald Charles Slichter, LL.D.
Edward Lawrie Tatum, Sc.D.

1965
Arthur Clay Cope, Sc.D.
Stanley Kuhl Hornbeck, LL.D.
William Richard Kellett, Sc.D.
Karl Augustus Menninger, Sc.D.
William Willard Wirtz, LL.D.
Sewall Wright, Sc.D.

1966
Oscar James Campbell, Litt.D.
Marquis William Childs, Litt.D.
Wilbur Joseph Cohen, LL.D.
Farrington Daniels, Sc.D.
M. D. Patel, Sc.D.
Emanuel Ruben Piore, Sc.D.

1967
Robert Justus Kleberg, Sc.D.
Joshua Lederberg, Sc.D.
Nathan M. Pusey, Litt.D.
Louis Byrne Slichter, Sc.D.
Carl Emil Steiger, LL.D.

1968
Howard Hathaway Aiken, Sc.D.
John Doar, LL.D.
Theodore William Schultz, LL.D.
Albert Edward Whitford, Sc.D.

1969 (January)
Einar Ingvald Haugen, L.H.D.

1969 (June)
John King Fairbank, L.H.D.
Robben Wright Fleming, LL.D.
Karl August Folkers, Sc.D.
Walter Wolfgang Heller, LL.D.
Alexander Hollaender, Sc.D.

 

1931
Irving W. Bailey, Sc.D.
Charles E. Brown, M.A.
John R. Commons, LL.D.
Thomas J. Walsh, LL.D.
Harry F. Ward, LL.D.

1932
Grace Abbott, LL.D.
Charles R. Bardeen, LL.D.
William A. Craigie, Litt.D.
Camillo Von Klentze, Litt.D.
Daniel W. Mead, LL.D.
O. F. Von Prittwitz Und Gaffron, LL.D.

1933
James Aston, Sc.D.
Rufus C. Dawes, LL.D.
Evan A. Evans, LL.D.
Ransom A. Moore, M.A.
Walter C. Mendenhall, Sc.D.
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Litt.D.
Frances Perkins, LL.D.
Henry C. Taylor, LL.D.

1934
John A. Carpenter, Mus.D.
Karl T. Compton, LL.D.
Robert B. Goodman, LL.D.
William S. Kies, M.A.
Baron MacMillian, LL.D.
Albert R. Mann, LL.D.
John L. Savage, Sc.D.
Karl Young, Litt.D.

1935
Gilbert A. Bliss, Sc.D.
James B. Conant, Sc.D.
Arthur H. Curtis, LL.D.
Cordell Hull, LL.D.
Frederic L. Paxton, Litt.D.
Thomas D. Thacher, LL.D.

1936
John E. Baker, LL.D.
Isaiah Bowman, LL.D.
Rezeau Brown, Sc.D.
Katharine Cornell, Litt.D.
Joseph Erlanger, Sc.D.
Douglas S. Freeman, Litt.D.
Francis J. Haas, LL.D.
Lewis R. Jones, Sc.D.
Grant Wood, Litt.D.

1937
Martha McChesney Berry, LL.D.
Harry A. Curtis, Sc.D.
William O. Hotchkiss, LL.D.
Jens Jensen, Litt.D.
William S. Kies, M.A.
David Riesman, LL.D.

1938
Robert M. LaFollette, Jr., LL.D.
Katharine F. Lenroot, LL.D.
Harry Steenbock, Sc.D.

1939
Arthur J. Altmeyer, LL.D.
Daniel W. Hoan, LL.D.
Hans V. Kaltenborn, LL.D.
Roy C. Muir, Eng.D.
Olav, Crown Prince of Norway, LL.D.
1940
David A. Crawford, LL.D.
Gertrude E. Slaughter, Litt.D.
John D. Wickhem, LL.D.

1941
Joseph E. Davies, LL.D.
Lynn Fontanne, Litt.D.
Herbert S. Gasser, Sc.D.
Alfred Lunt, Litt.D.

1942
Hu Shih, LL.D.
Douglas MacArthur, LL.D.
Georgia O’Keefe, Litt.D.
Edgar E. Robinson, LL.D.

1943
Henry A. Bullis, LL.D.
Henry F. Helmholz, Sc.D.
William D. Leahy, LL.D.

1944
Herman L. Ekern, LL.D.
Arthur J. Glover, LL.D.
Jesse T. Littleton, Sc.D.

1945
Herbert E. Bolton, Litt.D.
Edward J. Dempsey, LL.D.
Cornelius A. Harper, LL.D.
William E. Wickenden, LL.D.

1946
Stanley C. Allyn, LL.D.
Herman B. Wells, LL.D.
Alexander Wetmore, Sc.D.
1947
George I. Haight, LL.D.
John H. Van Vleck, Sc.D.

1948
Omar N. Bradley, LL.D.
Alice C. Evans, Sc.D.
Harold S. Falk, LL.D.
Warren Weaver, LL.D.

1949
Lucia R. Briggs, LL.D.
Kenneth F. Burgess, LL.D.
Esther Forbes, Litt.D.
Harry J. Grant, LL.D.
Edwin B. Hart, Sc.D.
Howard M. Jones, Litt.D.
Herbert V. Kohler, LL.D.
Trygve Lie, LL.D.
Walter J. Meek, Sc.D.
William Schuman, Mus.D.
Frank J. Sensenbrenner, LL.D.
Sumner H. Slichter, LL.D.
Eugene P. Wigner, Sc.D.

 

1900
David J. Brewer, LL.D.

1901
Robert M. LaFollette, LL.D.
Charles N. Gregory, LL.D.

1902
William W. Campbell, LL.D.
Minton Warner, LL.D.
William Trelease, LL.D.

1903
Edward P. Allis, Jr., LL.D.
John Johnston, LL.D.
William M. Payne, LL.D.

1904
Henry C. Adams, LL.D.
Jane Addams, LL.D.
James B. Angell, LL.D.
Henry P. Armsby, LL.D.
Joseph H. Beale, Jr., LL.D.
Alexander C. Botkin, LL.D.
George L. Burr, LL.D.
Thomas C. Chamberlin, LL.D.
John Dewey, LL.D.
William G. Farlow, LL.D.
Kuno Francke, LL.D.
Grove K. Gilbert, LL.D.
David C. Gilman, LL.D.
William R. Harper, LL.D.
George Hempl, LL.D.
Richard H. Jesse, LL.D.
William E. Huntington, LL.D.
Theodor Lewald, LL.D.
Friedrich Wilhelm Graf Zu Limburg
Stirum, LL.D.
Franklin P. Mall, LL.D.
Edward L. Mark, LL.D.
Eliakim H. Moore, LL.D.
Alfred Noble, LL.D.
Cyrus Northrup, LL.D.
George H. Noyes, LL.D.
Samuel L. Penfield, LL.D.
William Peterson, LL.D.
Herbert Putnam, LL.D.
1904, cont.
Auguste Rateau, LL.D.
James F. Rhodes, LL.D.
Albert Shaw, LL.D.
Edgar F. Smith, LL.D.
Reuben G. Thwaites, LL.D.
Edward B. Titchenor, LL.D.
Benjamin I. Wheeler, LL.D.
James Wilson, LL.D.
John B. Winslow, LL.D.
Robert S. Woodward, LL.D.

1905
John Bascom, LL.D.
John B. Cassoday, LL.D.
Carl Schurz, LL.D.

1906
David J. F. Houston, LL.D.
Ernest Rutherford, LL.D.
John H. Wigmore, LL.D.

1907
Liberty H. Bailey, LL.D.
Charles R. Evans, M.A.

1908
James Bryce, LL.D.
Frederick B. Power, LL.D.
Calvin M. Woodward, LL.D.

1909
Emma H. Blair, M.A.
Jenkin L. Jones, LL.D.
Albert J. Ochsner, LL.D.

1910
Johann-Heinrich Graf Von Bernstorff, LL.D.
Charles H. Haskins, Litt.D.
Franklin H. King, Sc.D.

1911
George H. Benzenberg, Sc.D.
Ernst Daenell, LL.D.
Max Friedlander, LL.D.
George Santayana, Litt.D.
Paul Shorey, Litt.D.

1912
James W. Bashford, LL.D.

1913
John W. Alvord, C.E.
Rupert Blue, Sc.D.
Florian Cajori, Sc.D.
Eugen Kuhnemann, Litt.D.

1914
Balthasar H. Meyer, LL.D.
Erwin F. Smith, Sc.D.

1915
Edward A. Birge, LL.D.
Henry B. Favill, LL.D.
Charles F. Loweth, C.E.

1916
Ludvig Hektoen, Sc.D.
Burr W. Jones, LL.D.

1917
Stephen M. Babcock, Sc.D.
Mary D.Bradford, M.A.
Paul S. Reinsch, LL.D.

1918
Leander M. Hoskins, Sc.D.
David Kinley, LL.D.

1919
Marcel Knecht, LL.D.
Samuel Plantz, LL.D.

1920
Thomas C. Chamberlin, Sc.D.
John B. Parkinson, LL.D.
Joel Stebbins, Sc.D.
Magnus Swenson, LL.D.
Alonzo E. Taylor, LL.D.

1921
William E. Castle, Sc.D.
Gerhard M. Dahl, M.A.
Clyde S. McDowell, Sc.D.
William Schaus, M.A.
Frederick J. Turner, Litt.D.

1922
Francis G. Allinson, Litt.D.
William D. Hiestand, M.A.
Thomas H. Shastid, Sc.D.
Robert G. Siebecker, LL.D.
Walter A. Jessup, LL.D.
Charles R. Crane, LL.D.

1923
Edward P. Cheyney, Litt.D.
Richard T. Ely, LL.D.
John M. Manly, Litt.D.
E. Ray Stevens, LL.D.
The Svedberg, Sc.D.
1924
Frank Billings, Sc.D.
Robert L. Cooley, M.A.
Walter J. Kohler, M.A.
Aad J. Vinje, LL.D.

1925
Otto Boberg, Pharm.M.
John M. Dodson, Sc.D.
Charles F. Harding, LL.D.
Louis H. Pammel, Sc.D.
Conrad E. Patzer, M.A.
Michael I. Rostovtzeff, Litt.D.

1926
Charles F. Burgess, Sc.D.
Hamlin Garland, Litt.D.
Louise P. Kellogg, Litt.D.
Max Mason, LL.D.
William S. Miller, Sc.D.
Alfred N. Whitehead, Sc.D.

1927
Maude Adams, Litt.D.
George D. Birkhoff, Sc.D.
Minnie M. Fiske, Litt.D.
Frank B. Jewett, Sc.D.
Dean D. Lewis, Sc.D.
Walter Lippmann, LL.D.

1928
George I. Haight, M.A.
Frederick Klaeber, Litt.D.
Gilbert N. Lewis, Sc.D.
Charles A. Lindbergh, LL.D.
Israel Shrimski, M.A.
John C. White, M.E.

1929
Zona G. Breese, Litt.D
Walter W. Cook, LL.D.
Carl Von Marr, Litt.D.
Walter C. Murray, LL.D.
Ole E. Rolvaag, Litt.D.
Chester H. Thordarson, M.A.

1930
Alanson B. Houghton, LL.D.
Kemper K. Knapp, LL.D.
Arthur Peabody, Litt.D.
William Z. Ripley, LL.D.
Marvin B. Rosenberry, LL.D.
Harry L. Russell, Sc.D.
Lloyd R. Smith, LL.D.

1856
Alfred L. Castleman, M.D.

1866
Russell Z. Mason, LL.D.

1867
Hayden K. Smith, M.A.

1869
John C. Spooner, M.A.
Harlow S. Orton, LL.D.
Luther S. Dixon, LL.D.
Orsamus Cole, LL.D.
Byron Paine, LL.D.

1870
J. W. Borchsenius, M.A.

1871
Sheppard S. Rockwood, M.A.

1872
William P. Lyon, LL.D.
Lyman C. Draper, LL.D.

1873
Cadwallader C. Washburn, LL.D.
Edward G. Ryan, LL.D.
Joseph Ficklin, Ph.D.
Samuel Shaw, M.A.

1875
W. D. Parker, M.A.
Jairus H. Carpenter, LL.D.

1876
William A. Browne, LL.D.
J. Q. Thornton, M.A.

1877
James Melville, C.E.
Charles H. Hall, M.S.

1878
O. M. Conover, LL.D.
Hiram Barber, M.A.
Charles A. Hutchins, M.A.

1880
M. H. MacMahon, M.A.
Edwin F. Woodman, C.E.

1881
Washington Gladden, LL.D.

1882
Florence Kollock, M.A.
George Morrow, M.A.
Henry Draper, LL.D.
S. P. Langley, LL.D.

1883
T. C. Chamberlin, Ph.D.
Henry Raab, M.A.
C. J. Perkins, LL.B.
Francis W. Hall, LL.B.

1884
Joseph Ficklin, LL.D.
Emory McClintock, Ph.D.
Horace H. Morgan, LL.D.

1885
William F. Vilas, LL.D.
Rasmus B. Anderson, B.A.

1886
Edward S. Holden, LL.D.

1887
Nicholas Senn, Ph.D.
Edward D. Eaton, LL.D.
Charles F. Lamb, M.A.
Edward J. Paul, M.A.

1888
Richmond Babbitt, LL.D.
John Johnston, M.A.
R. B. Anderson, LL.D.

1893
Romanzo Bunn, LL.D.
James G. Jenkins, LL.D.
W. P. Lyon, LL.D.
Anna R. Sheldon, M.A.
Frederick H. Wines, LL.D.

1894
Samuel Fallows, LL.D.
J. L. High, LL.D.
George W. Peckham, LL.D.
John C. Spooner, LL.D.

1895
Edwin R. Reynolds, LL.D.
Ellen Sabin, M.A.
Rose C. Swart, M.A.
Don J. Whittemore, LL.D.

1897
Onward Bates, C.E.
Bernard E. Fernow, LL.D.
Harry B. Hutchins, LL.D.
John Muir, LL.D.

1898
James B. Ames, LL.D.
Henry L. Palmer, LL.D.
Magnus Swenson, M.E.

 

Between 1856 and 2018, 620 honorary degrees have been awarded:

273 LL.D. – Doctor of Laws (most recent in 2018)

178 Sc.D. – Doctor of Science (includes 1 joint) (most recent in 2018)

51 Litt.D. – Doctor of Letters (most recent in 2017)

47 L.H.D. – Doctor of Humane Letters (most recent in 2018)

14 D.F.A. – Doctor of Fine Arts (most recent in 2017)

 

Others:

35 M.A. – Master of Arts (most recent in 1937)

5 C.E. – Civil Engineer (most recent in 1915)

4 Mus.D. – Doctor of Music (most recent in 1971)

4 Ph.D. – Doctor of Philosophy (most recent in 1887)

2 M.E. – Mechanical Engineer (most recent in 1928)

2 LL.B. – Bachelor of Laws (1883)

1 Eng.D. – Doctor of Engineering (1939)

1 Doctor of Environmental Science (joint) (1988)

1 M.D. – Doctor of Medicine (1856)

1 L.H. et Sc.D. – Doctor of Humane Letters and Science (2008)

1 Pharm.M. – Master of Pharmacy (1925)

1 M.S. – Master of Science (1877)

1 B.A. – Bachelor of Arts (1885)