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Honorary Degree Recipients

Year Name Degree
1912 William S. Edwards, Hon. 1912 Dr. of Literature
1912 Henry C. McWhorter, Hon. 1912 Dr. of Laws
1912 George D. Smith, Hon. 1912 Dr. of Divininty
1913 William O. Shepard, Hon. 1913 Dr. of Laws
1913 Gilbert R. Williamson, Hon. 1913 Dr. of Divinity
1914 James E. Bird, Hon. 1914 Dr. of Divinity
1914 Frank B. Trotter, Hon. 1914 Dr. of Laws
1915 Charles W. Lynch, Hon. 1915 Dr. of Laws
1915 Frank S. Townsend, Hon. 1915 Dr. of Laws
1916 Thomas W. Haught, Hon. 1916 Master of Arts
1916 Claud H. King, Hon. 1916 Dr. of Divinity
1916 Samuel V. Woods, Hon. 1916 Dr. of Laws
1917 William C. Hartinger, Hon. 1917 Dr. of Divnity
1917 Samuel J. MacWatters, Hon. 1917 Dr. of Literature
1917 J.S. Withers, Hon. 1917 Dr. of Laws
1918 Luther C. Anderson, Hon. 1918, Dr. of Laws
1918 Larkin B. Bowers, Hon. 1918 Dr. of Divinity
1918 Jefferson B. Workman, Hon. 1918 Dr. of Divinity
1919 Herschel C. Ogden, Hon. 1919 Unknown
1921 C. Fred Anderson, Hon. ’21 Dr. of Divinity
1921 James E. Scott, Hon. ’21 Dr. of Divinity
1922 Wallace B. Fleming, Hon. ’22 Dr. of Laws
1922 Claude E. Goodwin, Jr., Hon. ’22 Dr. of Divinity
1922  William A. Haggerty, Hon. ’22 Dr. of Divinity
1922 Roy B. McCuskey 1908, Hon. ’22 Dr. of Divinty
1922 Jacob E. Wells, Hon. ’22 Dr. of Divinity
1924 Simon P. Crummet, Hon. ’24 Dr. of Divinity
1924 John L. Seaton, Hon. ’24 Dr. of Laws
1925 Edwin H. Hughes, Hon. ’25 Dr. of Literature
1925 Charles McCamic, Hon. ’25 Dr. of Laws
1925 Charles G. Stater, Hon. ’25 Dr. of Divinity
1927 Robert A. Armstrong, Hon. ’27 Dr. of Laws
1927 Bennett W. Hutchinson, Hon. ’27 Dr. of Laws
1927 John F. Marsh, Hon. ’27 Dr. of Pedagogy
1927 Denver C. Pickens, Hon. ’27 Dr. of Divinty
1928 Morris P. Shawkey, Hon. ’28 Dr. of Laws
1928 Geoffrey W. Stafford, Hon. ’28 Dr. of Literature
1928 Herbert Welch, Hon. ’28 Dr. of Humane Letters
1929 Smith B. Hart, Hon. ’29 Dr. of Divinity
1929 Thomas W. Haught ’25, Hon. ’29 Dr. of Science
1929 Lenna Lowe Yost, Hon. ’29 Dr. of Humanities
1930 Bertie Backus, Hon. ’30 Dr. of Philosophy
1932 James L. Deck, Hon. ’32 Unknown
1932 Logan A. Grose, Hon. ’32 Dr. of Divinity
1932 Joseph C. Hoffman, Hon. ’32 Dr. of Divinity
1933 James L. Clark, Hon. ’33 Dr. of Divinity
1933 Harry D. Rudolph, Hon. ’33 Dr. of Divinity
1935 Walter Barnes, Hon. ’35 Dr. of Literature
1935 W. Sproule Boyd, Hon. ’35 Dr. of Divinity
1935 John L. Wolfe, Hon. ’35 Dr. of Divinity
1935 Thomas M. Zumbrunnen 1917, Hon. ’35 Dr. of Divinity
1936 Philip M. Conley, Hon. ’36 Dr. of Literature
1936 Nicholas Hyma, Hon. ’36 Dr. of Science
1936 Bascom T. Trevey, Hon. ’36 Dr. of Divinity
1937 John E. Hanifan ’24, Hon. ’37 Dr. of Divinity
1937 Adna Wright Leonard, Hon. ’37 Dr. of Humane Letters
1937 Orie McConkey, Hon. ’37 Dr. of Pedagogy
1938 Minor C. Miles, Hon. ’38 Dr. of Divinty
1938 Arthur V. Upton, Hon. ’38 Dr. of Pedagogy
1939 Nicola Di Stefano, Hon. ’39 Dr. or Divinity
1939 Winfield S. Patterson, Hon. ’39 Dr. of Divinty
1939 Edward G. Rohrbough, Hon. ’39 Dr. of Laws
1939 Amos A. Thornburg, Hon. ’39 Dr. of Divinity
1940 Ralph C. Brown 1915, Hon. ’40 Dr. of Divinity
1940 Clarence F. Carter, Hon. ’40 Dr. of Divinity
1940 C. Herman Grose, Hon. ’40, Dr. of Pedagogy
1940 Parker B. Holloway, Hon. ’40 Dr. of Divinity
1940 Harry A. Price, Hon. ’40 Dr. of Divinity
1940 George I. Rohrbough ’23, Hon. ’40 Dr. of Pedagogy
1941 Friend E. Clark, Hon. ’41 Dr. of Science
1941 George B. Lieberman, Hon. ’41 Dr. of Literature
1941 James H. Straughn, Hon. ’41 Dr. of Laws
1941 M. Arthur Workman 1918, Hon. ’41 Dr. of Divinity
1942 Edward Boetticher, Hon. ’42 Dr. of Divinity
1942 Charles E. Brandt, Hon. ’42 Dr. of Divinity
1942 David Kirby, Hon. ’42 Dr. of Pedagogy
1943 Hugh E. Kelso, Hon. ’43 Dr. of Divinity
1943 Harlan Y. Smith, Hon. ’43 Dr. of Science
1944 John C. Broomfield, Hon. ’44 Dr. of Laws
1944 H. Eugene Modlin, Hon. ’44 Dr. of Divinty
1944 A.B. Portof, Hon. ’44 Dr. of Pedagogy
1944 Leonard Riggleman, Hon. ’44 Dr. of Laws
1945 James T. Browning, Hon. ’45 Dr. of Divinity
1945 Jesse M. Helm, Hon. ’45 Dr. of Divinity
1945 William D. Knox, Hon. ’45 Dr. of Divinity
1946 Arthur E. Beckett, Hon. ’46 Dr. of Divinity
1946 Asahel C. Brown, Hon. ’46 Dr. of Divinity
1946 John O. Gross, Hon. ’46 Dr. of Laws
1946 Harry F. King, Hon. ’46 Dr. of Divinity
1946 John D. Williams, Hon. ’46 Dr. of Laws
1947 Charles G. Eastwood, Hon. ’47 Dr. of Divinity
1948 Lewis H. Chrisman, Hon. ’48 Dr. of Literature
1948 Joseph E. Harned, Hon. ’48 Dr. of Science
1948 Ross Linger, ’33, Hon. ’48 Dr. of Divinity
1948 Irvin Stewart, Hon. ’48 Dr. of Laws
1949 Charles A. Jones, Hon. ’49 Dr. of Laws
1949 Elmer A. Leslie, Hon. ’49 Dr. of Literature
1949 Walter S. Overstreet, Hon. ’49 Dr. of Divinty
1949 J. Roy Price ’23, Hon. ’49 Dr. of Science
1950 C. Ross Culpepper ’30, Hon. ’50 Dr. of Divinity
1950 Henry R. High, Hon. ’50 Dr. of Divinity
1950 Rosseau S. McClung, Hon. ’50 Dr. of Divinty
1950 Okey L. Patteson, Hon. ’50 Dr. of Laws
1950 Phares E. Reeder ’29, Hon. ’50 Dr. of Pedagogy
1951 Paul G. Benedum, Hon. ’51 Dr. of Science
1951 Vernon C. Cutright, Hon. ’51 Dr. of Divinity
1951 Hayward R. Hamrick ’65, Hon. ’51 Dr. of Laws
1951 Howard W. Jamison, Hon. ’51 Dr. of Divinty
1951 Anthony F. McCue 1904, Hon. ’51 Dr. of Laws
1951 Edward W. Seay, Hon. ’51 Dr. of Pedagogy
1952 George M. Curry, Hon. ’52 Dr. of Divinity
1952 Garrett H. Evans, Hon. ’52 Dr. of Divinity
1952 John W. Haught, Hon. ’52 Dr. of Science
1952 M. James Horsch, Hon. ’52 Dr. of Pedagogy
1952 Clyde O. Law 1909, Hon. ’52 Dr. of Laws
1952 Walter F. Preset, Hon. ’52 Dr. of Divinity
1952 Homer Wark, Hon. ’52 Dr. of Laws
1953 George J. Blazier, Hon. ’53 Dr. of Letters
1953 Fred P. Corson, Hon. ’53 Dr. of Canon & Civil Law
1953 J. Clair Jarvis, Hon. ’53 Dr. of Divinity
1953 Ernest R. Jones 1907, Hon. ’53 Dr. of Laws
1953 William Laird, Hon. ’53 Dr. of Humane Letters
1953 Wayne F. Ransom ’38, Hon. ’53 Dr. of Divinity
1954 Harold C. Case, Hon. ’54 Dr. of Laws
1954 William C. D. McCuskey, Hon. ’54 Dr. of Science
1954 R. M. Parker,  Hon. ’54 Dr. of Divinty
1954 J. Herbert Parks, Sr., Hon. ’54 Dr. of Divinty
1954 Mark L. Rippy, Hon. ’54 Dr. of Divinity
1955 Hurst R. Anderson, Hon. ’55 Dr of Humane Letters
1955 Carden A. Hillman, Hon. ’55 Dr. of Divinity
1955 Myron B. Hymes, Sr. ’20, Hon. ’55 Dr. of Laws
1955 Mary E. Jenkins 1902, Hon. ’55 Dr. of Philanthropy
1955 Dale E. Turner ’40, Hon. ’55 Dr. of Divinity
1956 A. Lyndon Foscue, Hon. ’56 Dr. of Science
1956 George D. Goodwin, Hon. ’56 Dr. of Divinity
1956 Jean Lee Latham ’25, Hon. ’56 Dr. of Letters
1956 Urvan E. Wills, Hon. ’56 Dr. of Divinity
1957 Michael L. Benedum, Hon. ’57 Dr. of Philanthropy
1957 Ernest S. Griffith, Hon. ’57 Dr. of Letters
1957 Bradshaw Mintener, Hon. ’57 Dr. of Laws
1957 Frank T. Reed, Hon. ’57 Dr. of Divinity
1957 Lorenzo D. Roe, Hon. ’57 Dr. of Divinity
1957 Carl B. Swisher, Hon. ’57 Dr. of Laws
1957 Lloyd C. Wicke, Hon. ’57 Dr. of Humane Letters
1957 Myron F. Wicke, Hon. ’57 Dr. of Laws
1958 Henry H. Crane, Hon. ’58 Dr. of Humane Letters
1958 Joseph P. DeBardi, Hon. ’58 Dr. of Divinity
1958 Samuel A. Harford, Hon. ’58 Dr. of Divinity
1958 Florence Warden Harmer 1908, Hon. ’58 Dr. of Pedagogy
1958 Harvey W. Harmer, Hon. ’58 Dr. of Laws
1958 Cecil H. Underwood, Hon. ’58 Dr. of Public Administration
1958 Goodrich C. White, Hon. ’58 Dr. of Humanities
1959 Ralph W. Alvis ’28, Hon. ’59 Dr. of Public Administration
1959 James A. Gaiser, Hon. ’59 Dr. of Divinity
1959 Melvin S. Risinger ’43, Hon. ’59 Dr. of Divinity
1959 Elvis J. Stahr, Jr., Hon. ’59 Dr. of Laws
1960 Clifford D. Buell, Hon. ’60 Dr. of Divinity
1960 Leon E. Hickman, Hon. ’60 Dr. of Laws
1960 Walter G. Muelder, Hon. ’60 Dr. of Human Letters
1960 Aldred P. Wallace, Hon. ’60 Dr. of Divinity
1960 Paul M. Ward ’39, Hon. ’60 Dr. of Divinity
1961 William H. Hartley 1911, Hon. ’61 Dr. of Science
1961 Frederick W. Hunt, Hon. ’61 Dr. of Divinity
1961 Zeno Letellier, Hon. ’61 Dr. of Commerical Science
1961 Paul L. Redfern, Hon. ’61 Dr. of Divinity
1961 Paul R. Stewart, Hon. ’61 Dr. of Science
1962 Mason L. Crickard, Hon. ’62 Dr. of Commercial Science
1962 William F. Dalzell, Hon. ’62 Dr. of Commericial Science
1962 Hamilton Fish, Hon. ’62 Dr. of Laws
1962 James C. Fisher ’39, Hon. ’62 Dr. of Divinity
1962 Fred G. Holloway, Hon. ’62 Dr. of Divinity
1962 Irving S. Middaugh, Hon. ’62 Dr. of Divinty
1962 W. Vernon Middleton, Hon. ’62 Dr. of Divinity
1962 Monroe J. Rathbone, Hon. ’62 Dr. of Science
1962 Warner E. Sallman, Hon. ’62 Dr. of Humanities
1963 Richard Aspinall, Hon. ’63 Dr. of Laws
1963 Ross M. Evans ’42, Hon. ’63 Dr. of Divinity
1963 Charles C. Parlin, Hon. ’63 Dr. of Laws
1963 Earl V. Tolley, Hon. ’63 Dr. of Divinity
1963 Charles A. Tracey, Hon. ’63 Dr. of Divinity
1963 Walter N. Vernon, Jr., Hon. ’63 Dr. of Letters
1964 Margaret R. Bender, Hon. ’64 Dr. of Laws
1964 William R. Burns, Hon. ’64 Dr. of Divinity
1964 Charles F. Golden, Hon. ’64 Dr. of Laws
1964 Porter M. Jarvis, Hon. ’64 Dr. of Laws
1964 William A. Lufburrow ’53,  Hon. ’64 Dr. of Divinity
1964 Robert F. Oxnam, Hon. ’64 Dr. of Laws
1964 Lawrence F. Sherwood, Jr. ’47, Hon. ’64 Dr. of Divinity
1965 Harry H. Byrer, Hon. ’65 Dr. of Laws
1965 William E. Daugherty, Hon. ’65 Dr. of Divinity
1965 Newman H. Dyer, Hon. ’65 Dr. of Public Health
1965 Walter L. Eggert, Hon. ’65 Dr. of Commercial Science
1965 Joseph S. Farland, Hon. ’65 Dr. of Laws
1965 Charles R. Godwin, Jr. ’49, Hon. ’65 Dr. of Divinity
1965 Paul E. Hutchinson, Hon. ’65 Dr. of Laws
1965 Cecil S. McMillion, Hon. ’65 Dr. of Divinty
1966 C. Blaine Curry, Hon. ’66 Dr. of Laws
1966 James M. Guiher, Hon. ’66 Dr. of Laws
1966 James I. Ling, Hon. ’66 Dr. of Humanities
1966 Frank L. Shaffer, Sr., Hon. ’66 Dr. of Laws
1966 Albert F. Tucker, Hon. ’66 Dr. of Laws
1966 Stewart L. Udall, Hon. ’66 Dr. of Laws
1966 John T. Watson, Hon. ’66 Dr. of Divinity
1966 Clay B. Whetsell, Hon. ’66 Dr. of Laws
1966 Houston G. Young, Hon. ’66 Dr. of Laws
1967 Maurice G. Brooks ’22, Hon. ’67 Dr. of Science
1967 Ernest E. Church, Hon. ’67 Dr. of Laws
1967 E. David DuBois ’49, Hon. ’67 Dr. of Divinity
1967 John T. Fitzwater, Hon. ’67 Dr. of Laws
1967 Otis W. Lynch, Hon. ’67 Dr. of Divinity
1967 Martin E. Marty, Hon. ’67 Dr. of Humane Letters
1967 Reuben H. Mueller, Hon. ’67 Dr. of Divinity
1967 Frederick B. Newell, Hon. ’67 Dr. of Divinty
1967 Jennings Randolph, Hon. ’67 Dr. of Laws
1967 F. Rossing Smith, Hon. ’67 Dr. of Divinity
1967 Hulett C. Smith, Hon. ’67 Dr. of Laws
1967 Loren D. Young, Hon. ’67 Dr. of Divinity
1968 William A. Hallam, Hon. ’68 Dr. of Science
1968 Felix C. Robb, Hon. ’68, Dr. of Pedagogy
1968 Samuel B. Sink, Hon. ’68 Dr. of Divinity
1969 A. D. Coppinger, Hon. ’69 Dr. of Human Letters
1969 Joseph H. Hodges, Hon. ’69 Dr. of Humane Letters
1969 Paul L. McCuskey ’35, Hon. ’69 Dr. of Humane Letters
1969 Arch A. Moore, Hon. ’69 Dr. of Laws
1969 Frank A. Rose, Hon. ’69 Dr. of Science
1969 D. Frederick Wertz Hon. ’69 Dr. of Divnity
1970 E. Hansford McCourt, Hon. ’70 Dr. of Public Adminstration
1970 Bishop Roy C. Nichols, Hon. ’70 Dr. of Letters
1970 Kenneth W. Thompson, Hon. ’70 Dr. of Humanities
1971 Willeen L. Benedum, Hon. ’71 Dr. of Public Service
1971 George R. Cogar, Hon. ’71 Dr. of Science
1971 Scott M. Cutlip ’36, Hon. ’71 Dr. of Letters
1971 Connie Dickens ’53, Hon. ’71 Dr. of Divinity
1971 Perce J. Ross ’25, Hon. ’71 Dr. of Letters
1971 Thelma Skaggs Shaw, Hon. ’71 Dr. of Laws
1971 Harley O. Staggers, Hon. ’71 Dr. of Laws
1971 Jerry West, Hon. ’71 Dr. of Humane Letters
1972 Mildred Mitchell Bateman, Hon. ’72 Dr. of Public Administration
1972 James L. Carraway, Hon. ’72 Dr. of Divinity
1972 Olive O’Dell Culpepper ’33, Hon. ’72 Dr. of Laws
1972 R. Blaine Detrick, Hon. ’72 Dr. of Divinity
1972 J. Otis Erwin, Hon. ’72 Dr. of Laws
1972 Thorold S. Funk ’36, Hon. ’72 Dr. of Public Adminstration
1972 Joseph S. Lindemann, Hon. ’72 Dr. of Science
1972 Pare Lorentz, Hon. ’72 Dr. of Letters
1972 Stanley H. Martin, Hon. ’72 Dr. of Humane Letters
1972 Charles D. Munson, Jr. ’30 , Hon. ’72 Dr. of Pedagogy
1972 David E. Reemsnyder ’30, Hon. ’72 Dr. of Physical Education
1973 Gayzelle Rusk Boetticher ’25, Hon. ’73 Dr. of Humane Letters
1973 Ernest W. James, Hon. ’73 Dr. of Letters
1973 Alfred L. Moyé ’60, Hon. ’73 Dr. of Laws
1973 A. B. Potorf, Hon. ’73 Dr. of Pedagogy
1973 Truman W. Potter, Hon. ’73 Dr. of Laws
1973 F. Emerson Wood ’55, Hon. ’73 Dr. of Divinity
1973 Prince B. Woodard, Hon. ’73 Dr. of Laws
1974 Frank E. Christopher, Hon. ’74 Dr. of Humane Letters
1974 Marvan G. Frame, Hon. ’74 Dr. of Divinity
1974 Charles B. Harper ’43, Hon. ’74 Dr. of Humane Letters
1974 Cyrus W. Vance, Hon. ’74 Dr. of Laws
1974 John C. Wright ’48, Hon. ’74 Dr. of Laws
1975 John W. Gardner, Hon. ’75 Dr. of Laws
1976 William M. Batten, Hon. ’76 Dr. of Laws
1976 E. Wendall Eskew ’47, Hon. ’76 Dr. of Divinity
1976 Martha E. Peterson, Hon. ’76 Dr. of Humane Letters
1977 Alexander Heard, Hon. ’77 Dr. of Humane Letters
1978 Robert A. Chandler, Hon. ’78 Dr. of Divinity
1978 Hugh D. Crocker, Hon. ’78 Dr. of Divinity
1978 Maurice B. Mitchell, Hon. ’78 Dr. of Laws
1978 Philip R. Moots, Hon. ’78 Dr. of Laws
1979 Richard E. Berendzen, Hon. ’79 Dr. of Laws
1979 Parker L. Hinzman, Hon. ’79 Dr. of Divinity
1979 Hugh A. Latimer, Hon. ’79 Dr. of Laws
1979 C. Okey McCormick, Jr., Hon. ’79 Dr. of Laws
1979 Theodore J. Wilson, Hon. ’79 Dr. of Divinity
1980 Arthur G. Backus ’52, Hon. ’80 Dr. of Divinity
1980 David K. Chigos ’54, Hon. ’80 Dr. of Laws
1980 James S. Thomas, Hon. ’80 Dr. of Laws
1980 George A. Weigle ’50, Hon. ’80 Dr. of Music
1981 William M. Ellinghaus, Hon. ’81 Dr. of Laws
1981 Floyd L. Pfeiffer, Hon. ’81 Dr. of Humane Letters
1981 James H. Walker ’37, Hon. ’81 Dr. of Humane Letters
1981 Virgil H. Ware, Hon. ’81 Dr. of Divinity
1982 Marie D. Boette, Hon. ’82 Dr. of Humane Letters
1982 Charles L. Currie, Hon. ’82 Dr. of Laws
1982 Harold T. Elmore, Hon. ’82 Dr. of Divinity
1982 Fredrick A. Peterson ’89, Hon. ’82 Dr. of Humane Letters
1983 Robert S. Foltz, Hon. ’83 Dr. of Humane Letters
1983 James M. Seamon ’42, Hon. ’83 Dr. of Laws
1983 Nellie G. Wilson, Hon. ’83 Dr. of Humane Letters
1983 Richard L. Wright, Hon ’83 Dr. of Divinity
1984 John M. Geary, Hon. ’84 Dr. of Divinity
1984 George H. Hanford, Hon. ’84 Dr. of Laws
1984 Theodore M. Hesburgh, Hon. ’84 Dr. of Divinity
1984 James R. Thomas II, Hon. ’84 Dr. of Laws
1985 Phyllis Curtin, Hon. ’85 Dr. of Humane Letters
1985 Hanna Holborn Gray, Hon. ’85 Dr. of Laws
1985 Lloyd Pfautsch, Hon. ’85 Dr. of Humane Letters
1985 John D. Rockefeller IV, Hon. ’85 Dr. of Laws
1986 Douglas D. Danforth, Hon. ’86 Dr. of Laws
1986 William Boyd Grove, Hon. ’86 Dr. of Divinity
1986 G. Tyler Miller, Hon. ’86 Dr. of Letters
1986 Jayne A. Phillips, Hon. ’86 Dr. of Humane Letters
1987 John W. Swan ’60, Hon. ’87 Dr. of Laws
1988 M. Homer Cummings, Jr., Hon. ’88 Dr. of Laws
1988 J. William Grimes ’63, Hon. ’88 Dr. of Laws
1988 Basil A. Hensley, Hon. ’88 Dr. of Divinity
1989 J. Robert Fletcher, Hon. ’89 Dr. of Laws
1989 Sharon Percy Rockefeller, Hon. ’89 Dr. of Laws
1989 Natalie W. Sleeth, Hon. ’89 Dr. of Humane Letters
1990 Thomas Conlin, Hon. ’90 Dr. of Human Letters
1990 Edwin L. D. Dils, Hon. ’90 Dr. of Laws
1990 Lawi Imathui, Hon. ’90 Dr. of Divinity
1990 James T. Laney, Hon. ’90 Dr. of Humane Letters
1991 Ernest L. Boyer, Hon. ’91 Dr. of Laws
1991 Joyce Garrett, Hon. ’91 Dr. of Humane Letters
1991 James W. Rowley ’45, Hon. ’91 Dr. of Laws
1992 Robert C. Byrd, Hon. ’92 Dr. of Laws
1992 George H. Dixon ’31, Hon. ’92 Dr. of Laws
1992 Chi Kil Kim, Hon. ’92 Dr. of Divinity
1993 Denise D. Giardina ’73, Hon. ’93 Dr. of Humane Letters
1993 G. Benjamin Lantz, Jr. ’60, Hon. ’93 Dr. of Laws
1994 Andrew L. Blair, Hon. ’94 Dr. of Laws
1994 Eileen Catterson, Hon. ’94 Dr. of Humane Letters
1994 Larry Groce, Hon. ’94 Dr. of Humane Letters
1994 Neil L. Irons, Hon. ’94 Dr. of Divinity
1995 Franklin Cleckley, Hon. ’95 Dr. of Laws
1996 Herbert L. Sharp ’43, Hon. ’96 Dr. of Humane Letters
1997 Robert W. Edgar, Hon. ’97 Dr. of Humane Letters
1998 Phyllis Kohl Coston ’53, Hon. ’98 Dr. of Human Letters
1998 Carlton R. Young, Hon. ’98 Dr. of Humane Letters
1999 Corella A. Bonner, Hon. ’99 Dr. of Humane Letters
2000 Diana G. Oblinger, Hon. ’00 Dr. of Science
2001 Yung Hwan Chon, Hon. ’01 Dr. of Humane Letters
2001 Marian Wright Edelman, Hon. ’01 Dr. of Humane Letters
2001 David E. Stuart ’67, Hon. ’01 Dr. of Humane Letters
2002 William D. Ramsey, Hon. ’02 Dr. of Humane Letters
2002 Robert E. Wise, Jr. Hon. ’02 Dr. of Laws
2004 S. Clifton Ives, Hon. ’04 Dr. of Humane Letters
2005 William O. Goodwin, Hon. ’05 Dr. of Humane Letters
2005 Herschel H. Rose III, Hon. ’05 Dr. of Humane Letters
2005 William E. Watson ’58, Hon. ’05 Dr. of Humane Letters
2005 Harvey P. White ’55, Hon. ’05 Dr. of Humane Letters
2006 James C. Cox, Jr., ’40, Hon. ’06 Dr. of Humane Letters
2006 Alma Tenney Cox ’42, Hon. ’06 Dr. of Humane Letters
2006 Marvin W. Culpepper ’51, Hon. ’06 Dr. of Humane Letters
2006 C. Elaine Karnes Culpepper ’54, Hon. ’06 Dr. of Humane Letters
2006 Kathleen H. Goodwin, Hon. ’06 Dr. of Humane Letters
2007 E. Maxine Bruhns ’45, Hon. ’07 Dr. of Humane Letters
2007 Joseph Manchin III, Hon. ’07 Dr. of Humane Letters
2007 Peter D. Weaver ’66, Hon. ’07 Dr. of Divinity
2008 Paul G. Benedum, Jr., Hon. ’08 Dr. of Laws
2008 Wayne W. Meisel, Hon. ’08 Dr. of Divinity
2009 David B. Gray ’38, Hon. ’09 Dr. of Science
2009 Orlo C. Strunk, Jr. ’53, Hon. ’09 Dr. of Divinity
2010 Theodore R. Brown ’73, Hon. ’10 Dr. of Humane Letters
2010 Harvey “Hoppy” Kercheval, Hon. ’10 Dr. of Humane Letters
2010 James Smith, Hon. ’10 Dr. of Humane Letters
2011 Robert L. Allman II ’69, Hon. ’11 Dr. of Laws
2011 Ernest S. Lyght, Hon. ’11 Dr. of Divinity
2011 Scott D. Miller ’81, Hon. ’11 Dr. of Humane Letters
2012 Lloyd G. Jackson II, Hon. ’12 Dr. of Humane Letters
2012 Larry R. Parsons, Hon. ’12 Dr. of Humane Letters
2012 J. Edwin Reeves, Jr., Hon. ’12 Dr. of Humane Letters
2013 Christine Rapking Cox ’69, Hon. ’13 Dr. of Humane Letters
2013 Robin J. Davis ’78, Hon. ’13 Dr. of Laws
2013 William H. Wilson ’72, Hon. ’13 Dr. of Divinity
2014 Lewis C. Cantley, Jr. ’71, Hon. ’14 Dr. of Science
2014 Frederick H. Leasure ’70, Hon. ’14 Dr. of Divinity
2014 Douglas S. Miller ’59, Hon. ’14 Dr. of Divinity
2014 John K. Saunders, Hon. ’14 Dr. of Humane Letters
2014 Kenneth B. Welliver, Hon. ’14 Dr. of Divinity
2015 Thomas J. Bickerton ’80, Hon. ’15 Dr. of Divinity
2015 Thomas B. Courtice, Hon. ’15 Dr. of Humane Letters
2016 Marc A. Halbritter, Hon. ’16 Dr. of Humane Letters
2016 Joanne Cadorette Soliday ’69, Hon. ’16 Dr. of Humane Letters
2017 E. Courtenay Rattray ’86, Hon. ’17 Dr. of Humane Letters
2018 Kent S. Charugundla, Hon. ’18 Dr. of Humane Letters
2018 Martha J. Kanter, Hon. ’18 Dr. of Humane Letters
2018 David C. Myers ’70, Hon. ’18 Dr. of Divinity