Honorary Degrees Recipients-Alphabetical
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Edith Abbott, Doctor of Letters, 1917
Grace Abbott, Doctor of Laws, 1931
Ned Culbertson Abbott, Doctor of Laws, 1948
Hazel Pearl Abel, Doctor of Laws, 1963
Georgian Adams, Doctor of Science, 1964
Alfred Washington Adson, Doctor of Science, 1948
Howard F. Ahmanson, Doctor of Laws, 1961
Robert Arnold Alberty, Doctor of Science, 1967
Bess Streeter Aldrich, Doctor of Letters, 1934
Hartley Burr Alexander, Doctor of Letters, 1939
Tom H. Allan, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1998
William Hubert Allaway, Doctor of Science, 1971
Edgar van Nuys Allen, Doctor of Science, 1953
Robert W. Allington, Doctor of Science, 1985
John Moore Allison, Doctor of Laws, 1959
Harold W. Andersen, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1975
Marian Battey Andersen, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2004
Robert Anderson, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1985
Nancy J. Andreason, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2002
E. B. Andrews, Doctor of Laws, 1884
Clark F. Ansley, Doctor of Letters, 1917
Gustave Otto Arlt, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1972
B.J. Arnold, Doctor of Engineering, 1910
Daniel E. Atkinson, Doctor of Science, 1975
Samuel Avery, Doctor of Laws, 1935
Myrtle K. Aydelotte, Doctor of Science, 1981

B
Paul Babson, Doctor of Laws, 1970
Arthur Charles Bachmeyer, Doctor of Science, 1949
Malcom Baldrige, Doctor of Letters, 1985
Viorel Barbu, Doctor of Letters, 1993
Kathryn Elaine Barnard, Doctor of Science, 1990
Viola Florence Barnes, Doctor of Laws, 1941
Otto F. Baumann, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1984
Henry M. Beachell, Doctor of Agriculture, 1972
George Wells Beadle, Doctor of Science, 1949
John Beasley, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2005
Walter Dietrich Behlen, Doctor of Engineering, 1959
Forrest E. Behm, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1992
Forrest Edwin Behm, Doctor of Laws, 1965
Julius Bellson, Master of Music, 1976
LaMonte Judson Belnap, Doctor of Engineering, 1939
Raymond Eli Benedict, Master of Forestry, 1920
Madison Bentley, Doctor of Laws, 1935
Doug Bereuter, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2005
Paul Berg, Doctor of Science, 2004
Gretchen G. Berggren, Doctor of Science, 1990
Warren L. Berggren, Doctor of Science, 1990
B. Rodney Bertramson, Doctor of Agriculture, 1978
Ernest Athern Bessey, Doctor of Laws, 1946
Harry A. Blackmun, Doctor of Laws, 1983
Roy Emil Blaser, Doctor of Science, 1980
Augusto Boal, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1996
Claude M. Bolton, Jr., Doctor of Science, 2007
F. Edward Borchers, Doctor of Laws, 1978
Benjamin Albert Botkin, Doctor of Letters, 1956
Oets K. Bouwsma, Doctor of Letters, 1975
Virgil Edward Boyd, Doctor of Laws, 1969
Charles Michael Bracelen, Doctor of Laws, 1942
Stanley Bracken, Doctor of Engineering, 1944
Myron K. Brakke, Doctor of Science, 1996
Elmer Clark Bratt, Doctor of Laws, 1955
John C. Brauer, Doctor of Science, 1970
Richard M. Bressler, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1986
Willson Orton Bridges, Doctor of Laws, 1927
Gerald Franklin Briggs, Doctor of Engineering, 1970
Charles H. Brim, Doctor of Science, 2007
Hans Brisch, Doctor of Letters, 2001
Patricia S. Broder, Doctor of Letters, 2000
Daniel Rusk Brooks, Doctor of Science, 2007
Rabbi Sidney Brooks, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1985
Edwin Harrison Brown, Doctor of Engineering, 1945
John Robert Brown, Doctor of Laws, 1965
Marion Marsh Brown, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1999
Herbert Brownell, Jr., Doctor of Laws, 1953
Samuel Miller Brownell, Doctor of Laws, 1963
Arthur C. Bryan, Doctor of Laws, 1964
Gene A. Budig, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1989
E. Christian Buehler, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1970
Warren Buffett, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1989
Ralph Johnson Bunche, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1968
L. Burner, Bachelor of Science, 1897
Glenn Willard Burton, Doctor of Science, 1962
Guy Thomas Buswell, Doctor of Laws, 1948

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Herman Cain, Doctor of Science, 1990
Rafael Caldera, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1981
Charles Mitchell Candy, Doctor of Engineering, 1953
James Carroll, Doctor of Laws, 1907
Marvin H. Caruthers, Doctor of Science, 1996
Hollis Leland Caswell, Doctor of Laws, 1955
Willa S. Cather, Doctor of Letters, 1917
Dick Cavett, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1982
Bruce Chabner, Doctor of Science, 2001
Josephine Chamberlin, Master of Nursing, 1948
Flavia Waters Champe, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1986
Champion S. Chase, Doctor of Laws, 1883
Helen Cherniack, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1982
Ben Mark Cherrington, Doctor of Laws, 1946
Christian L. Christensen, Doctor of Agriculture, 1937
John M. Christlieb, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1981
John Davidson Clark, Doctor of Laws, 1938
Reverend Bishop Clarkson, Doctor of Laws, 1872
Frederic Edward Clements, Doctor of Laws, 1940
Harland J. Cleveland, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1973
Donald O. Clifton, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1990
President William Jefferson Clinton, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2000
Earl Meloy Cline, Doctor of Laws, 1966
G. Robert Coatney, Doctor of Science, 1963
William Sloane Coffin, Doctor of Humane Letters,1998
James B. Coffman, Doctor of Science, 1993
Edwin H. Colbert, Doctor of Science, 1973
George H. Collier, Doctor of Laws, 1881
James P. Collman, Doctor of Science, 1988
Rita Colwell, Doctor of Letters, 2003
Ellsworth Prouty Conkle, Doctor of Literature, 1970
Eugene A. Conley, Doctor of Science, 1981
Daniel W. Cook, III, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1991
M. E. Cooley, Doctor of Engineering, 1910
Eugene Cordes, Doctor of Science, 2009
G. P. Costigan, Doctor of Laws, 1913
Donald C. Cox, Doctor of Science, 1983
Milo L. Cox, Doctor of Agriculture, 1976
J. Kenneth Cozier, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1971
J. B. Crabtree, Master of Arts, 1908
James William Crabtree, Doctor of Laws, 1935
Donald J. Cram, Doctor of Science, 1989
Norman H. Cromwell, Doctor of Science, 1987
Linda Cronenwett, Doctor of Science, 2005
James W. Cronin, Doctor of Science, 2003
Clarence Curtis Culver, Doctor of Electrical Engineering, 1920
Martin Marc Cummings, Doctor of Science, 1971
Merle Eugene Curti, Doctor of Letters, 1967
Irving Samuel Cutter, Doctor of Science, 1925

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James Stuart Dales, Doctor of Laws, 1934
Leo A. Daly, Doctor of Laws, 1976
Ward Darley, Doctor of Science, 1956
Robert B. Daugherty, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1982
Jay Brownlee Davidson, Doctor of Engineering, 1931
Richard K. Davidson, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2003
W.M. Davidson, Doctor of Laws, 1909
Clarence A. Davis, Doctor of Laws, 1957
John B. Dawson, Doctor of Laws, 1968
John Wayne Delehant, Doctor of Laws, 1948
Gladys Henry Dick, Doctor of Laws, 1940
Edwin Dickenson, Doctor of Fine Arts, 1970
Robert Henry Dietz, Doctor of Science, 1967
F. Gene Dixon, Doctor of Science, 1994
Ihsan Dogramaci, Doctor of Laws, 1965
General Russell F. Dougherty, Doctor of Laws, 1976
Aaron Douglas, Doctor of Fine Arts., 1976
Edgar S. Dudley, Doctor of Laws, 1904
David R. Dungan, Doctor of Laws, 1891
J. T. Duryea, Doctor of Laws, 1894
Charles W. Durham, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1989
Margre H. Durham, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1989

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James M. Earl, Doctor of Science, 1971
Steve A. Eberhart, Doctor of Science, 1988
Michael J.C. Echeruo, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1991
Harold Eugene Edgerton, Doctor of Engineering, 1948
A. H. Edgren, Doctor of Laws, 1901
Loren Corey Eisely, Doctor of Letters, 1960
Milton Stover Eisenhower, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1949
Theodore L. Eliot, Jr., Doctor of Laws, 1975
Edward Charles Elliott, Doctor of Laws, 1936
General Richard H. Ellis, Doctor of Laws, 1981
Gustaf Waldemar Elmen, Doctor of Engineering, 1932
Gerald F. Else, Doctor of Letters, 1976
R. A. Emerson, Doctor of Laws, 1917
Herbert Silas Evans, Doctor of Engineering, 1928
J. James Exon, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1997

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Arthur William Farrall, Doctor of Engineering, 1955
Francis David Farrell, Doctor of Agriculture, 1925
Lilian Faust, Doctor of Letters, 2006
David Fellman, Doctor of Laws, 1966
George W. Ferguson, Doctor of Science, 1974
Frederick Adam Figi, Doctor of Science, 1954
Orien Wesley Fifer, Doctor of Laws, 1939
Cassius Asa Fisher, Doctor of Science, 1927
Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Doctor of Letters, 1938
Val L. Fitch, Doctor of Science, 1995
Henry Fonda, Doctor of Humanities, 1975
Clarence Allen Forbes, Doctor of Letters, 1971
Gerald R. Ford, Doctor of Laws, 1976
Jay Wright Forrester, Doctor of Engineering, 1954
Hal France, Doctor of Letters, 2002
Paulo Freire, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1996
John G. Freymann, Doctor of Science, 1982
Sam Fried, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2007

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Warren H. Gabelman, Doctor of Science, 1976
R. Lynn Galloway, Doctor of Humanities, 1970
Robert Anderson Gantt, Doctor of Engineering, 1937
Frederic Benjamin Garver, Doctor of Laws, 1939
George A. Gates, Doctor of Laws, 1894
C. H. Gere, Master of Arts, 1894
Melvin R. Gibson, Doctor of Science, 1985
Harold Gifford, Doctor of Laws, 1921
R. F. Gilder, Doctor of Science, 1917
Robert P. Giovacchini, Doctor of Science, 1980
Robert F. Goheen, Doctor of Laws, 1969
Claudia Goldin, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1994
J. Leonard Goldner, Doctor of Science, 1995
Shirley Goldstein, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1996
Peter J. Gomes, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1997
John I. Goodlad, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1999
John Gottschalk, Doctor of Letters, 2008
Charles Newton Gould, Doctor of Science, 1928
Howard Kramer Gray, Doctor of Science, 1954
Mary Gray, Doctor of Laws, 1993
W. Grant Gregory, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1988
Ewald T. Grether, Doctor of Laws, 1950
James P. Growdon, Doctor of Engineering, 1949
Alfred M. Gruenther, Doctor of Laws, 1956
Mikhail Gorbachev, Doctor of Laws, 2002
Joy Paul Guilford, Doctor of Laws, 1952
Vinod Gupta, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1999
Reuben Gilbert Gustavson, Doctor of Humanities, 1953
Edwin Ray Guthrie, Doctor of Laws, 1945

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Natalie D. Hahn, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2000
Frank W. Hale, Jr., Doctor of Humane Letters, 1996
Adele Coryell Hall, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1987
Joyce Clyde Hall, Doctor of Humanities, 1968
Kermit R. Hansen, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1995
Howard Hanson, Doctor of Music, 1935
Clifford M. Hardin, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1978
William Edwin Hardy, Master of Arts, 1924
Thomas Jean Hargrave, Doctor of Laws, 1941
Denham Harman, Doctor of Science, 1999
Charles M. Harper, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1986
William R. Harper, Doctor of Laws, 1894
J. George Harrar, Doctor of Laws, 1969
Lewis W. Harris, Doctor of Science, 1970
Bernice Harris, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1993
Norman Y. Harris, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1993
Robert Harshe, Doctor of Fine Arts, 1927
Thomas James Hartford, Doctor of Science, 1963
John P. Hartman, Master of Laws, 1908
Jan de Hartog, Doctor of Humanities, 1974
Paul H. Harvey, Doctor of Science, 1983
William Granger Hastings, Doctor of Laws, 1923
S. Mills Hayes, Doctor of Humanities, 1917
Earl O. Heady, Doctor of Science, 1960
Alan J. Heeger, Doctor of Science, 1999
Robert Hemenway, Doctor of Letters, 2001
John W. Henderson, Doctor of Science, 1983
Paul H. Henson, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1983
R. L. "Dick" Herman, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1984
Peter Hermes, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1984
Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, Doctor of Laws, 1986
Frances Hesselbein, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1994
John D. Hicks, Doctor of Letters, 1971
Raymond A. Hicks, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1996
Rex C. Higley, Doctor of Pharmacy, 1981
Shirley Hill, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1984
Clifton K. Hillegass, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1994
Merle Hinrichs, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1996
Yorio Hinuma, Doctor of Science, 1988
Ada S. Hinshaw, Doctor of Science, 1992
Christina M. Hixson, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1987
Jane Margueretta Hoey, Doctor of Humanities, 1953
Doretta Schlaphoff Hoffman, Doctor of Science, 1966
Charles Holland, Doctor of Letters, 2002
Eugene Holland, Doctor of Laws, 1973
John L. Holland, Doctor of Letters, 1985
Richard Holland, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2012
Robert C. Holland, Doctor of Laws, 1977
Leland S. Holdt, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1993
Harry Levi Hollingworth, Doctor of Laws, 1938
Leta Stetter Hollingworth, Doctor of Laws, 1938
Frederick Carl Holtz, Doctor of Engineering, 1947
Henrietta Fleck Houghton, Doctor of Science, 1970
Ernest Emmanuel Howard, Doctor of Engineering, 1939
G. E. Howard, Doctor of Philosophy, 1894
Edgar Franklin Howe, Master of Agriculture, 1945
Eugeniu Hriscev, Doctor of Philosophy, 2000
Roman L. Hruska, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1977
Phyllis Hunhoff, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2005
Joseph McVicker Hunt, Doctor of Science, 1967
Frederick Maurice Hunter, Doctor of Laws, 1939
Father Robert P. Hupp, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1977

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Alberto Ibarguen, Doctor of Letters, 2011
Stanley Ikenberry, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2000
Harry Clyde Ingles, Doctor of Engineering, 1945
Ralph Leonard Ireland, Doctor of Science, 1988
Nobuyuki Ito, Doctor of Science, 1994
F. Kenneth Iverson, Doctor of Laws, 1987
Andrew Conway Ivy, Doctor of Science, 1947

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Marion L. Jackson, Doctor of Science, 1974
Wilhelmina F. Jashemski, Doctor of Humanities, 1980
James Herbert Jensen, Doctor of Laws, 1966
Reuben R. Jensen, Doctor of Laws, 1976
Arthur Thomas Jersild, Doctor of Laws, 1962
Harvey M. Johnsen, Doctor of Laws, 1951
Paul A. Johnsgard, Doctor of Science, 2009
Alvin Saunders Johnson, Doctor of Laws, 1940
Frank Walker Johnson, Doctor of Science, 1979
Philip Johnson, Doctor of Letters, 1985
Philip G. Johnson, Doctor of Science, 1975
Vard R. Johnson, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2007
August Frederick Jonas, Doctor of Laws, 1927
General David C. Jones, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1974
Henry Albert Jones, Doctor of Science, 1952
Lloyd Ancile Jones, Doctor of Engineering, 1950
R. Stewart Jones, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1977
William O. Jones, Doctor of Science, 1965
William Jovanovich, Doctor of Laws, 1987
Walter H. Judd, Doctor of Humanities, 1951

K
Guinter Kahn, Doctor of Science, 2002
Eugene J. Kamprath, Doctor of Science, 1987
Jun Kaneko, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2006
Le Kang, Doctor of Science, 2009
Henry Arnold Karo, Doctor of Science, 1968
Hamid Karzai, Doctor of Letters, 2005
Moshe Katsav, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1997
Sir Andrew Watt Kay, Doctor of Science, 1981
William H. Kearns, Doctor of Laws, 1968
William C. Keettel, Doctor of Science, 1972
Frederick James Kelly, Doctor of Laws, 1943
John W. Kenagy, Doctor of Science, 2006
John C. Kenefick, Doctor of Laws, 1978
Roger Kennedy, Doctor of Letters, 1998
Charles Franklin Kettering, Doctor of Engineering Research, 1943
Peter Kiewit, Doctor of Laws, 1964
Lee Alton Kilgore, Doctor of Engineering, 1956
Willford Isbell King, Doctor of Laws, 1931
David Kinley, Doctor of Laws, 1921
Hazel Gertrude Kinscella, Doctor of Music, 1953
William McBain Kizer, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1997
Eva Klein, Doctor of Science, 1991
George Klein, Doctor of Science, 1991
Lawrence R. Klein, Doctor of Science, 1983
J. Martin Klotsche, Doctor of Laws, 1967
Joseph Grant Knapp, Doctor of Science, 1967
Ted Kooser, Doctor of Letters, 2004
Milan James Kopac, Doctor of Science, 1962
Otto Kotouc, Sr., Doctor of Humanities, 1970
Ben Kuroki, Doctor of Letters, 2005

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Francis La Flesche, Doctor of Letters, 1926
Very Reverend Joseph Labaj, Doctor of Humanities, 1974
Howard R. Lamar, Doctor of Letters, 1994
Stephen R. Lawhead, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2003
Saul Kripke, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1977
Norman Krivosha, Doctor of Laws, 1998
Libby Larsen, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1996
William E. Larson, Doctor of Science, 1982
Eugene A. Leahy, Doctor of Laws, 1973
Derrick Norman Lehmer, Doctor of Science, 1932
Lewis W. Lehr, Doctor of Science, 1977
Ruth M. Leverton, Doctor of Science, 1961
Carroll M. Leevy, Doctor of Science, 1989
Edward H. Levi, Doctor of Laws, 1975
Trygve Halvdan Lie, Doctor of Laws, 1952
Trudy Lieberman, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1997
Otto H. Liebers, Doctor of Laws, 1963
Margaret I. Liston, Doctor of Science, 1969
C. N. Little, Master of Arts, 1884
Ulrich Littmann, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1995
Carlos Lleras-Restrepo, Doctor of Laws, 1971
Charles S. Lobingier, Doctor of Civil Law, 1918
Hubert Locke, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1992
Aileene Simpson Lockhart, Doctor of Science, 1967
George Paul Luckey, Doctor of Engineering, 1952
George W. Lundeen, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1999
Eugene Edward Lundquist, Doctor of Engineering, 1944
Louis Carl Lundstrom, Doctor of Engineering, 1962

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Felber Maasdam, Doctor of Laws, 1971
Jack A. MacAllister, Doctor of Science, 1990
Gilmour Byers MacDonald, Doctor of Agriculture, 1947
Ann Mactier, Doctor of Education, 2005
John W. Madden, Jr., Doctor of Laws, 1990
Harold Van Buren Magonigle, Doctor of Architecture, 1931
C. Peter Magrath, Doctor of Letters, 1994
Randolph T. Major, Doctor of Science, 1949
Norman Malcolm, Doctor of Humanities, 1979
Abdullah Malikyar, Doctor of Laws, 1975
I. J. Manatt, Doctor of Laws, 1902
Henry Margenau, Doctor of Science, 1957
Anson Marsten, Doctor of Engineering, 1925
Martin Marty, Doctor of Letters, 1993
Joseph J. Martin, Doctor of Science, 1971
Marilyn Mason, Doctor of Music, 1987
A. Bruce Maunder, Doctor of Science, 1991
Anatole G. Mazour, Doctor of Laws, 1963
J. L. McBrien, Master of Arts, 1908
Ross McCollum, Doctor of Laws, 1978
William Arthur McConnell, Doctor of Engineering, 1960
Joseph M. McFadden, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2004
Leon S. McGoogan, Doctor of Science, 1989
John P. McGovern, Doctor of Science, 1973
Martha Groves McKelvie, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1969
Samuel Roy McKelvie, Doctor of Agriculture, 1951
Fred W. McLafferty, Doctor of Science, 1983
Margaret McNamara, Doctor of Literature, 1979
Charles A. Mebus, Doctor of Science, 2000
Leila Mechlin, Doctor of Fine Arts, 1927
Donald Theodore Meier, Doctor of Laws, 1968
James A. Michener, Doctor of Letters, 1974
Admiral Richard W. Mies, Doctor of Laws, 2003
Arjay Ray Miller, Doctor of Laws, 1965
James E. Miller, Jr., Doctor of Letters, 2001
John Eschelman Miller, Master of Arts, 1925
Morris F. Miller, Doctor of Laws, 1976
Tom S. Miya, Doctor of Science, 1986
Herbert C. Modlin, Doctor of Science, 1985
Robert John Moes, Doctor of Science, 1970
Ghulam Sadeeq Mohibbi, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1975
Milton E. Mohr, Doctor of Engineering, 1959
James Monroe, Doctor of Laws, 1882
Alan Richards Moritz, Doctor of Science, 1950
Wright Morris, Doctor of Letters, 1968
Frank B. Morrison, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2003
Mark Morton, Doctor of Agriculture, 1941
Albert Henry Moseman, Doctor of Science, 1965
Ralph Scott Mueller, Doctor of Engineering, 1943
Paige Mulhollan, Doctor of Letters, 2005
Mary Jean Mulvaney, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1986
Frederick Blackmar Mumford, Doctor of Agriculture, 1927
Henry M. Munger, Doctor of Science, 1997
David H. Murdock, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1984
Franklin D. Murphy, Doctor of Science, 1958
Mary Lois Murphy, Doctor of Science, 1973
J. Edward Murray, Doctor of Letters, 1974

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Reuben Nakian, Doctor of Fine Arts, 1969
John G. Neihardt, Doctor of Letters, 1917
Edwin C. Nelson, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1993
Stuart O. Nelson, Doctor of Science, 1989
William R. Nester, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2002
Frederick Kenelm Nielsen, Doctor of Laws, 1929
Gaafar Mohamed Nimeiry, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1976
Joseph G. Noh, Doctor of Science, 1983
George William Norris, Doctor of Laws, 1935
William Charles Norris, Doctor of Science, 1964
Thomas S. Nurnberger, Doctor of Laws, 1975

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Ruth O'Brien, Doctor of Science, 1952
P. J. O Gara, Doctor of Science, 1917
Barney Oldfield, Doctor of Letters, 1992
Tillie Olsen, Doctor of Arts & Literature, 1979
James C. Olson, Doctor of Letters, 1980
James E. Olson, Doctor of Laws, 1987
Dorothy H. Olson, Doctor of Science, 1995
Leland J. Olson, Doctor of Science, 1995
Dumitru Oprea, Doctor of Letters, 2002
Claude Organ, Jr., Doctor of Humane Letters, 1976
Kay A. Orr, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1999
Donald Frederick Othmer, Doctor of Engineering, 1962

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John Chatfield Page, Doctor of Engineering, 1941
Radim Palous, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1990
Joseph L. Parker, Doctor of Science, 1986
L. S. Parker, Doctor of Fine Arts, 1914
Henry Pascale, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1983
Fred Patterson, Doctor of Science, 1979
Andrew Pattullo, Doctor of Science, 1979
Alexander Payne, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2004
Arthur Sperry Pearse, Doctor of Laws, 1941
R. A. Pearson, Doctor of Agriculture, 1917
Charles Peebler, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1985
Gang Pei, Doctor of Science, 2012
Hart Perry, Doctor of Laws, 1967
John J. Pershing, Doctor of Laws, 1917
Harold Olaf Peterson, Doctor of Engineering, 1951
Maurice L. Peterson, Doctor of Science, 1981
Peter G. Peterson, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2006
Francis Samuel Philbrick, Doctor of Laws, 1930
Cornelius V. Philip, Doctor of Science, 1951
Gerald Lloyd Phillipe, Doctor of Laws, 1960
Donald Marion Pillsbury, Doctor of Science, 1955
Walter Bowers Pillsbury, Doctor of Laws, 1934
A. J. Poppleton, Doctor of Laws, 1878
Roscoe Pound, Doctor of Laws, 1913
Roscoe Pound, Doctor of Civil Law, 1917
Charles W. McCorkle Poynter, Doctor of Science, 1947
E. Parmelee Prentice, Doctor of Agriculture, 1934
Menahem Pressler, Doctor of Music, 1998
Mary Louise Hanson Pritchard, Doctor of Science 2002
Samuel D. Proctor, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1993
Wally Provost, Doctor of Letters, 1980
Charles W. Pugsley, Doctor of Agriculture, 1922
Jack Pulec, Doctor of Science, 2004
Gretchen Swanson Pullen, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1978
Mahabir Pun, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2007
Charles Henry Purcell, Doctor of Engineering, 1935

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Sergei V. Rachmaninoff, Doctor of Music, 1922
Karl Chandler Randall, Doctor of Engineering, 1941
Jeffrey S. Raikes, Doctor of Letters, 2010
J. Lee Rankin, Doctor of Laws, 1961
Wallace N. Rasmussen, Doctor of Science, 1977
Ned S. Raun, Doctor of Science, 1984
Wayne Otis Reed, Doctor of Laws, 1964
M. B. Reese, Doctor of Laws, 1913
Carl M. Reinert, Doctor of Laws, 1962
John W. Reps, Doctor of Arts and Letters, 1985
W. Ann Reynolds, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1992
Charles R. Richards, Doctor of Engineering, 1920
Mary Helen Richards, Doctor of Music, 1978
Richard Riley, Doctor of Laws, 2003
Roy M. Robbins, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1974
John Milton Roberts, Doctor of Letters, 1989
Harold Frank Robinson, Doctor of Science, 1966
Vance D. Rogers, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1968
Theodore Roosevelt, Doctor of Civil Law, 1917
Elmo B. Roper, Jr., Doctor of Science, 1965
John Holland Rose, Doctor of Laws, 1921
Andrew Rosewater, Doctor of Engineering, 1907
Ronald W. Roskens, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2008
Donald R. Ross, Doctor of Laws, 1990
Mary Riepma Ross, Doctor of Laws, 1973
O. Burr Ross, Doctor of Science, 1982
Jesse Perry Rowe, Doctor of Science, 1935
Mike Royko, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1990

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Marla E. Salmon, Doctor of Science, 2003
Steven B. Sample, Doctor of Letters, 1995
Mari Susette Sandoz, Doctor of Literature, 1950
Sven Birger Sandzen, Doctor of Fine Arts, 1927
David Satcher, Doctor of Science, 2007
Harold H. Saunders, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2013
John S. Savage, Bachelor of Arts, 1980
Willets Herbert Sawyer, Doctor of Engineering, 1936
Robert E. Schellberg, Doctor of Laws, 1974
Richard A. Schleusener, Doctor of Science, 1984
Marvin G. Schmid, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1993
Virginia C. Schmid, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1993
Francis P. Schmitt, Doctor of Music, 1969
Paul C. Schorr, III, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1985
Phil Schrager, Doctor of Letters, 1992
Jessie M. Scott, Doctor of Science, 1975
Walter Scott, Jr., Doctor of Letters, 1983
John Sculley, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1992
Joseph W. Seacrest, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1974
Paul Bigelow Sears, Doctor of Laws, 1957
Warren Abner Seavey, Doctor of Laws, 1928
Sam Foster Seeley, Doctor of Science, 1968
Sam Segnar, Doctor of Law, 1985
William L. Seibert, Doctor of Engineering, 1919
John Kent Selleck, Doctor of Laws, 1957
Homer Leroy Shantz, Doctor of Laws, 1955
Olga Nielsen Sheldon, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1969
Shen, Xiaoming, Doctor of Science, 2010
Ding Shi-Sun, Doctor of Science, 1988
Hugh Sidey, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1996
Lee Simmons, Doctor of Science, 2002
Maxine F. Singer, Doctor of Science, 2004
Kimberly Siniscalchi, Doctor of Health Sciences, 2013
Melig Sipahioglu, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1996
Eugene W. Skinner, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1984
Morris F. Skinner, Doctor of Science, 1978
Vestor Joseph Skutt, Doctor of Laws, 1964
W. F. Slocum, Jr., Doctor of Laws, 1894
Arthur Bessey Smith, Doctor of Engineering, 1950
Harry Scott Smith, Doctor of Science, 1953
Henry Nash Smith, Doctor of Letters, 1984
Holmes Smith, Doctor of Fine Arts, 1928
Howard Remus Smith, Doctor of Agriculture, 1944
Virginia Smith, Doctor of Laws, 1992
William C. Smith, Doctor of Laws, 1988
William H. Snell, Master of Philosophy, 1876
Franklin A. Sonn, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1997
A. V. Sorensen, Doctor of Laws, 1977
Gladys E. Sorensen, Doctor of Science, 1985
Theodore C. Sorensen, Doctor of Laws, 1969
Thomas C. Sorensen, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1996
Joseph Soshnik, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1988
Wayne O. Southwick, Doctor of Science, 1975
Percy Craig Spencer, Doctor of Laws, 1964
Beryl W. Sprinkel, Doctor of Laws, 1988
Robert M. Spire, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1971
George Fred Sprague, Doctor of Science, 1958
Robert Gordon Sproul, Doctor of Laws, 1935
Adrian Morris Srb, Doctor of Science, 1969
Thomas E. Starzl, Doctor of Science, 2000
Edward Stanley, Doctor of Laws, 1966
Joel Stebbins, Doctor of Laws, 1940
John Cyprian Stevens, Doctor of Engineering, 1947
Donald M. Stewart, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1996
Alexander Jerry Stoddard, Doctor of Laws, 1940
Lucius S. Storrs, Doctor of Engineering, 1927
Robert H. Storz, Doctor of Science, 1984
O. V. P. Stout, Civil Engineer, 1897
Oscar VanPelt Stout, Doctor of Engineering, 1932
Willis A. Strauss, Doctor of Laws, 1971
James Stuart, Sr., Doctor of Humane Letters, 1990
Louis W. Sullivan, Doctor of Science, 2011
John Edward Summers, Doctor of Laws, 1927
August George Swanson, Doctor of Science, 1978

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Lawrence Tabak, Doctor of Science, 2008
Kazuo Takechi, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1987
Milo B. Tesar, Doctor of Science, 1989
John Torrence Tate, Doctor of Science, 1938
Ralph Winfred Taylor, Doctor of Science, 1973
W. G. L. Taylor, Doctor of Laws, 1915
Dale TeKolste, Doctor of Laws, 1979
Roscoe W. Thatcher, Doctor of Agriculture, 1920
John M. Thayer, Doctor of Laws, 1902
Lowell Thomas, Doctor of Laws, 1965
Elwood N. Thompson, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1991
Charles Yoder Thompson, Doctor of Agriculture, 1959
Theos Jardin Thompson, Doctor of Science, 1964
Warren S. Thompson, Doctor of Laws, 1951
Thomas R. Thomsen, Doctor of Science, 1987
Charles Thone, Doctor of Laws, 1989
Leroy B. Townsend, Doctor of Science, 1997
Gerald H. Trautman, Doctor of Laws, 1980
Charles John Tupper, Doctor of Science, 1986
William Jay Turnbull, Doctor of Engineering, 1957
Desmond Tutu, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2000
Ralph W. Tyler, Doctor of Science, 1974
Varro E. Tyler, Doctor of Science, 1987

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Edwin Van den Bark, Doctor of Science, 1982
Lloyd Dale Van Vleck, Doctor of Science, 1986
Durward B. Varner, Doctor of Laws, 1981
Austin L. Vickery, Jr., Doctor of Science, 1987
Willard James Visek, Doctor of Science, 1980
Orville A. Vogel, Doctor of Agriculture, 1970
Paul Volcker, Doctor of Philosophy, 1999
Robert G. Volz, Doctor of Science, 1980

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J. A. L. Waddell, Doctor of Engineering, 1910
Carruth J. Wagner, Doctor of Science, 1966
Magdalena Wagner, Doctor of Science, 1980
C. Dwight Waldo, Doctor of Letters, 1969
Henry Baldwin Ward, Doctor of Laws, 1935
Ralph Wardle, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1975
Fred Waring, Doctor of Arts & Letters, 1983
Kenneth Fisher Warner, Doctor of Agriculture, 1954
A. H. Waterhouse, Master of Arts, 1908
Albert Watkins, Doctor of Laws, 1923
Samuel C. Waugh, Doctor of Laws, 1964
H. J. Webber, Doctor of Agriculture, 1913
Waldo Rudolph Wedel, Doctor of Science, 1972
Claude Emerson Welch, Doctor of Science, 1970
John Henry Weller, Civil Engineer, 1925
Edwin John Wellhausen, Doctor of Science, 1969
Sherman S. Welpton, Jr., Doctor of Laws, 1978
William Linn Westermann, Doctor of Laws, 1938
Charles Augustus Weymuller, Doctor of Science, 1952
John W. White, Jr., Doctor of Humane Letters, 1983
Lee C. White, Doctor of Laws, 1968
John Clare Whitehorn, Doctor of Science, 1955
C. O. Whitman, Doctor of Laws, 1894
Jack K. Wickstrom, Doctor of Science, 1979
C. D. Wilber, Doctor of Laws, 1880
Laurens Williams, Doctor of Laws, 1968
Joseph D. Williams, Doctor of Pharmacy, 1978
Joseph D. Williams, Doctor of Science, 1989
Henry H. Wilson, Doctor of Laws, 1929
Richard D. Winchell, Doctor of Laws, 1976
Robin W. Winks, Doctor of Letters, 1976
Cecil L. Wittson, Doctor of Science, 1988
Ernest F. Witte, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1974
Walter Jacob Wohlenberg, Doctor of Engineering, 1937
Dale E. Wolf, Doctor of Science, 1986
Ivan Daley Wood, Doctor of Agriculture, 1954
James L. Woodress, Doctor of Letters, 1995
A. F. Woods, Doctor of Agriculture, 1913
Frank H. Woods, Doctor of Laws, 1975
Frank Henry Woods, Doctor of Laws, 1945
Sarah Ladd Woods, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1969
Ruth Frances Woodsmall, Doctor of Laws, 1945
J. M. Woolworth, Doctor of the Humanities, 1892
Wayne H. Worthington, Doctor of Engineering, 1964
Flavel A. Wright, Doctor of Laws, 1979
Sir Oliver Wright, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1983
Malcolm Glen Wyer, Doctor of Library Science, 1931

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Han Xu, Doctor of Laws, 1988

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Victor Yampolsky, Doctor of Letters, 2002
Clayton K. Yeutter, Doctor of Laws, 1988
Owen D. Young, Doctor of Laws, 1934
Whitney M. Young, Jr., Doctor of Humane Letters, 1969

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Darryl Francis Zanuck, Doctor of Humanities, 1956
Zheng, Nanning, Doctor of Science, 2011
John Todd Zimmer, Doctor of Science, 1943
Mary A. Zimmerman, Doctor of Letters, 2003
Leslie Lewis Zook, Doctor of Science, 1955
Louis Christian Zopf, Doctor of Science, 1954


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