Recipients (Chronological)

 

1908
James Barr Amer, Doctor of Laws
George Washington Kirchwey, Doctor of Laws
Edward Terry Sanford, Doctor of Laws
Frederick C. Shattuck, Doctor of Laws

1910
Heinrich Neuman, Doctor of Laws

1913
Louis Agricola Bauer, Doctor of Science
Philip Van Ness Myers, Doctor of Laws
Albert Shaw, Doctor of Laws
Frank Thilly, Doctor of Laws

1914
Frank M. Clark, Doctor of Laws
William Lofland Dudley, Doctor of Laws
Samuel C. Mitchell, Doctor of Laws
David Phillipson, Doctor of Laws

1915
Ward Baldwin, Doctor of Science
Frank Henry Constant, Doctor of Science
Sidney Edward Mezes, Doctor of Laws
Ernest Twitchell, Doctor of Science

1916
John Uri Lloyd, Doctor of Science
Emilie Watts McVea, Doctor of Letters
C. Alphonso Smith, Doctor of Humanities

1917
Alfred B. Benedict, Doctor of Laws
Frank Duveneck, Doctor of Laws
Edgar Stillman Kelley, Doctor of Laws
Theodore Marburg, Doctor of Laws
William H. Pabodie, Master of Arts
William H. Venable, Doctor of Literature
Mary S. Watts, Master of Arts
Orville Wright, Doctor of Science

1920 (Medical College Centennial Celebration)
James Howland Angell, Doctor of Laws
Charles Cassidy Bass, Doctor of Science
Mary Emery, Doctor of Laws
Aukland Geddes, Doctor of Laws
Rose Granville Harrison, Doctor of Science
Ludwig Hektoen, Doctor of Laws
Christian Holmes, Doctor of Laws
Edwin Oakes Jordan, Doctor of Science
Dean DeWitt Lewis, Doctor of Science
Robert Williamson Lovett, Doctor of Science
Elmer Vernon McCollum, Doctor of Science
William Snow Miller, Doctor of Science
F. G. Novy, Doctor of Laws
J. B. Payne, Doctor of Laws
Joseph Ransohoff, Doctor of Laws
Edward C. Rosenow,  Doctor of Science
Louis Schwab, Doctor of Laws
William Thompson Sedgwick, Doctor of Laws
Charles Rupert Stockard, Doctor of Science
Henry Baldwin Ward, Doctor of Science
John Clarence Webster, Doctor of Science

1921
Armondo V. Diaz, Doctor of Laws
Robert C. Pugh, Doctor of Laws

1922
Charles W. Dupuis, Master of Arts
J. H. Gest, Doctor of Humane Letters
William Cooper Procter, Doctor of Laws
Annie Sinton Taft, Doctor of Laws
Charles P. Taft, Doctor of Laws

1923
Edward C. Kendall, Doctor of Science
David White, Doctor of Science

1924
Frank Billings, Doctor of Laws
Annie Laws, Master of Education
George Dunlap McLaughlin, Master of Science
J. Playfair McMurrich, Doctor of Laws
Frank Howard Nelson, Doctor of Laws

1925 
Bertha Baur, Master of Arts
Randall Condon, Doctor of Laws
George Frederick Dick, Doctor of Science
Gladys H. Dick, Doctor of Science
Arthur Lowenstein, Doctor of Science
Carrington T. Marshall, Doctor of Laws
William Howard Taft, Doctor of Laws
 
1926
Charles Judson Herrick, Doctor of Science
Curtis Gates Lloyd, Doctor of Science
Benjamin K. Rachford, Doctor of Laws

1927
Evarts Ambrose Graham, Doctor of Science
Willis VanDevanter, Doctor of Laws


1928
George D. Crabbs, Doctor of Science
Frederick C. Hicks, Doctor of Laws
Charles F. Kettering, Doctor of Science 
Hideyo Noguchi, (Posthumous) Doctor of Laws

1929
Clarence Monroe Bookman, Doctor of Humanities
William Edward Dodd, Doctor of Laws
John Chadwick Oliver, Doctor of Science

1930
Jermain Gildersleeve Porter, Doctor of Science
Joseph B. Strauss, Doctor of Science

1931
Mary Edith Campbell, Doctor of Humane Letters
John Howard Melish, Doctor of Laws

1932
Frank Stanton Gavin, Doctor of Laws
George Heuer, Doctor of Laws

1933
Robert Henry Day, Doctor of Laws
John Fleming, Doctor of Science
William I. Grubb, Doctor of Laws
Roscoe Pound, Doctor of Laws
Herman Schneider, Doctor of Laws
Will P. Stevenson, Doctor of Laws
Henry M. Waite, Doctor of Engineering

1935
Arthur Charles Bachmeyer, Doctor of Science
Harold Willis Dobbs, Doctor of Laws

1936
Nelson Glueck, Doctor of Laws
Josephine P. Simrall, Master of Arts

1937
Charles William Dabney, Doctor of Laws
Charles Addison Dykstra, Doctor of Literature
Julian Morgenstern, Doctor of Laws

1940
Howard L. Bevis, Doctor of Laws
Nevin M. Fenneman, Doctor of Laws

1943
Irvin Abell, Doctor of Laws
Edmund Ezra Day, Doctor of Laws
Henning Webb Prentis, Jr., Doctor of Laws

1944
Frank Wadleigh Chandler, Doctor of Letters
The Right Honorable Viscount Halifax, Doctor of Laws 
Paul R. Hawley, Doctor of Laws
Daniel Laurence, Doctor of Laws

1947
Merton Ferson, Doctor of Laws
Robert C. Gowdy, Doctor of Science

1948
Frank F. Dinsmore, Doctor of Laws
James Albert Green, Doctor of Letters
James Lewis Morrill, Doctor of Laws
Cyrus R. Osborn, Doctor of Science

1949
Winfred G. Leutner, Doctor of Laws
Louis A. Pechstein, Sr., Doctor of Laws
Robert A. Taft, Sr., Doctor of Laws

1950
Leonora Neuffer Bilger, Doctor of Laws
Jacob Rader Marcus, Doctor of Laws
Charles Sawyer, Doctor of Laws

1951 (Commencement)
Detlev Wulf Bronk, Doctor of Engineering
Martin Henry Fischer, Doctor of Laws
William Tunstall Semple, Doctor of Laws

1951 (Dedication of Mont Reid Pavilion - Medicine)
Frank H. Lahey, Doctor of Laws
James Spence, Doctor of Laws

1952 (Medical College Observance of the 100th Anniversary of the Death of Dr. Daniel Drake) 
Emmet Field Horine, Master of Arts
Ralph H. Major, Doctor of Letters

1952 (Baccalaureate)
Harlan H. Hatcher, Doctor of Laws

1952 (Commencement)
Norman P. Auburn, Doctor of Laws
Winston E. Kock, Doctor of Science
Louis Kronenberger, Doctor of Letters

1953 (Medical College Convocation)
Rudolph Albert Peters, Doctor of Science

1954 (Commencement)
Elizabeth Dyer, Doctor of Science
Mary E. Johnston, Doctor of Laws
Laura R. Logan, Doctor of Science


1954 (November 15 - Poetry Readings)
Robert Frost, Doctor of Laws

1955 (Commencement)
Arthur S. Adams, Doctor of Laws
Claude V. Courter, Doctor of Humane Letters
Richard R. Deupree, Doctor of Laws
Raymond Walters, Doctor of Laws

1956 (50th Co-op Anniversary)
Walter Clarence Beckjord, Doctor of Engineering
Charles William Dupuis, Doctor of Commercial Science
John Josiah Emery, Doctor of Humane Letters
Frederick V. Geier, Doctor of Laws
Charles Ruffin Hook, Doctor of Public Service
Frederick L. Hovde, Doctor of Humane Letters
Fred Lazarus, Jr., Doctor of Commercial Science
Raymond Fernand Loewy, Doctor of Fine Arts
Neil H. McElroy, Doctor of Commercial Science

1956 (50th Co-op Annicersary) Continued
John Jay Rowe, Doctor of Commercial Science
Albert Peter Streitmann, Doctor of Fine Arts

1956 (Commencement)
Stanley Charles Allyn, Doctor of Humane Letters
Louis Brand, Doctor of Science
Walter Adams Draper, Doctor of Humane Letters
Alfred Kuno Nippert, Doctor of Laws
George Rieveschl, Jr., Doctor of Science

1957 (Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati 100th Anniversary Celebration)
Sir Edward Victor Appleton, Doctor of Letters

1957 (Commencement)
Marion Arthur Blankenhorn, Doctor of Humane Letters
Maurice Nathan Eisendrath, Doctor of Laws
Buell Gordon Gallagher, Doctor of Letters
Ernest Charles Joseph Von Pauer, Doctor of Laws
Lucien Wulsin, Doctor of Science

1958 (125th Anniversary of the College of Law)
Harold Hitz Burton, Doctor of Laws
James Garfield Stewart, Doctor of Laws
Earl Warren, Doctor of Laws
Charles Ballard Zimmerman, Doctor of Laws

1958 (Commencement) 
W. Howard Cox, Doctor of Commercial Science
Ralph E. Dury, Master of Science
Clifford Cilley Gregg, Doctor of Laws
Walter Robert Keagy, Master of Arts
Don G. Mitchell, Doctor of Science
Frank Anthony Rose, Doctor of Laws
Walter William Tangeman, Doctor of Science

1958 (Meeting of Cincinnati Society of the Archeological Institute of America)
Carl William Blegen, Doctor of Laws

1959 (Dedication of Mathematics Wing)
Francis Martin Rouse Walshe, Doctor of Humane Letters
Alan Tower Waterman,  Doctor of Laws

1959 (Commencement)
Chase Mason Davies, Doctor of Laws
Joseph Bates Hall, Doctor of Commercial Science
Reuben Benjamin Hays, Doctor of Commercial Science
Leslie Paffrath, Doctor of Humane Letters
Wendell Howard Pierce, Doctor of Laws
Carl West Rich, Doctor of Laws

1960 (Commencement)
Novice G. Fawcett, Doctor of Laws
Caryl P. Haskins, Doctor of Laws
John B. Hollister, Doctor of Laws
Howard Morgens, Doctor of Laws
Max Rudolf, Doctor of Humane Letters
Ralph W. Tyler, Doctor of Humane Letters

1961 (Commencement)
H. Glenn Bell, Doctor of Science
Ernest S. Fields, Doctor of Laws
Harold R. LeBlond, Doctor of Laws
Henri Peyre, Doctor of  Letters
Ben E. Tate, Doctor of Laws
Erwin S. Wolfson, Doctor of Laws

1961 (All-University Convocation) 
Alexis S. Liatis, Ambassador from Greece, Doctor of Laws

1962 (Commencement)
H. Jerome Berns, Doctor of Commercial Science
Barry Bingham, Doctor of Humane Letters
Stanley E. Dorst, Doctor of Humane Letters
Roger H. Ferger, Doctor of Humane Letters
Kelly Y. Siddall, Doctor of Commercial Science
Edward Teller, Doctor of Laws

1962 (Summer Commencement)
Charles Boyd Crouch, Doctor of Laws
Marion Rawson, Doctor of Letters

1962 (All-University Convocation)
Logan Traux Johnston, Doctor of Commercial Science

1963 (Commencement)
Raymond L. Bisplinghoff, Doctor of Science
John R. Bullock, Doctor of Laws
Walter H. Bucher, Doctor of Science
J. Ralph Corbett, Doctor of Humane Letters
G. Carlton Hill, Doctor of Commercial Science
Potter Stewart, Doctor of Laws
Edward C. Kenney, Doctor of Laws

1963 (President’s Review) 
K. Heinrich Knappstein, Doctor of Laws

1963 (Summer Commencement)
C. A. Harrell, Doctor of Laws
Jacob Lichter, Doctor of Humane Letters

1963 (Opening Convocation)
Gunnar Jarring, Doctor of Laws

1963 (Special dinner honoring Mr. Brodie’s retirement from 
Board of Directors given on December 15,1974)
Renton Kirkwood Brodie, Doctor of Laws

1964 (President’s Review)
Frederick Warren, Doctor of Laws

1964 (Afternoon Commencement)
Bruce Catton, Doctor of Humane Letters
Emma Lucy Braun, Doctor of Science
Dick Thornburg, Doctor of Letters

1964 (Evening Commencement)
Arthur Lehman Goodhart, Doctor of Humane Letters
Jacob Erastus Davis, Doctor of Commercial Science
Paul Lynch O’Connor, Doctor of Laws
Murray Seasongood. Doctor of Laws
Thomas Spence Shore, Doctor of Commercial Science
Charles Harris Wesley, Doctor of Laws
William Homer Zimmer, Doctor of Commercial Science

1964 (College of Medicine Commencement)
William Wallace Rowe, Doctor of Humane Letters

1964 (Summer Commencement)
Charles Ian Carr Bosanquet, Doctor of Laws
Carl Marion Jacobs, Doctor of Laws
Kathryn Sisson Phillips, Doctor of Humane Letters

1964 (Opening Convocation)
Philip Rhys Adams, Doctor of Humane Letters

1965 (Dedication of Marx Law Library May 8, 1965) 
Charles Phelps Taft, Doctor of Laws
Paul Charles Weick, Doctor of Laws
John Weld Peck, Doctor of Laws

1965 (Afternoon Commencement)
Lucius DuBignon Clay, Doctor of Laws
Jean Pierre de Chambrun, Doctor of Humane Letters
Victor Emanuel Reichert, Doctor of Letters

1965 (Evening Commencement)
Margaret Mead, Doctor of Science
Peter Earl Rentschler, Doctor of Commercial Science
Larry Patrick Kramer, Doctor of Science
Robert Joseph Huebner, Doctor of Laws
Albert Bruce Sabin (1960), Distinguished Service Professorship
Paul Herget (1965), Distinguished Service Professorship

1966 (Special dinner honoring Mrs. Earley’s 25 years as a Member of the Board of Directors) January 4, 1966)
Jane DeSerisy Earley, Doctor of Humane Letters

1966 (President’s Review)
Elvis J. Stahr, Doctor of Letters

1966 (Honors Day Convocation)
Perry Gresham, Doctor of Letters

1966 (Exposition of Contemporary Music)
Frank Simon, Doctor of Music

1966 (Commencement)
Jerome Bruner, Doctor of Letters
W. Braddock Hickman, Doctor of Laws
Jerome Holland, Doctor of Laws
Richard Emmett LeBlond, Doctor of Commercial Science
Ralph E. Oesper, Doctor of Science
Phillip Raymond Shriver, Doctor of Letters

1966 (Special dinner honoring Judge Shohl’s 25 years service as Member of the Board of 
          Directors ) December 6,1966) 
Walter M. Shohl, Doctor of Laws

1967 (UC Day Banquet)
James A. Rhodes, Doctor of Laws

1967 (ROTC Review)
Ambassador Sigismund von Braun, Doctor of Laws

1967 (Commencement)
Dolly Lurie Cohen, Doctor of Humanities
Carl Wilbur Condit, Doctor of Letters
Francis Lykins Dale, Doctor of Laws
John Arthur Lloyd, Doctor of Commercial Science
John D. Millett, Doctor of Letters
William Shaw Richardson, Doctor of Laws

1967 (August Commencement)
Herman Russell Branson, Doctor of Science
Irvin Walter Grote, Doctor of Science

1967 (Dedication of College-Conservatory of Music Building Corbett Center)
John Frank Alexander, Doctor of Performing Arts
George Balanchine, Doctor of Performing Arts
Norman Joseph Dello Joio, Doctor of Music
Louise Dieterle Nippert, Doctor of Humanities
Dorothy Stolzenbach Payne, Doctor of Humanities

1967 (College of Law Convocation) 
Archibald Cox, Doctor of Laws

1968 (College-Conservatory of Music Convocation)
Al Hirt, Doctor of Performing Arts

1968 (Commencement)
Theodore Moody Berry, Doctor of Laws
Marian LaCour Dowd, Doctor of Performing Arts
Herbert Feis, Doctor of Laws
Robert W. Manss, Doctor of Laws
Norman Vincent Peale, Doctor of Humane Letters
Kwang-hsun Tu, Doctor of Laws

1968 (August Commencement)
Virginia Baker Haley, Doctor of Pedagogy
Matthias E. Lukens, Doctor of Laws
Somchitt Sritanyaratana, Doctor of Pedagogy

1968 (William Cooper Proctor Hall Dedication)
Helen Nahm, Doctor of Humane Letters

1968 (All-University Faculty Meeting)
George Augustus Phillips, Doctor of Pedagogy

1968 (William H. Hessler Lecture)
Carl Burton Stokes, Doctor of Humane Letters

1968 (Marx Lecture)
Henry Jacob Friendly, Doctor of Laws

1969 (Commercial Club - Commonwealth Club Joint Meeting)
Michael Ellis De Bakey, Doctor of Letters

1969 (Man and Technology Program - College of Engineering)
Herwart Siegfried Opitz, Doctor of Science
Calvin J. Werner, Doctor of Commercial Science

1969 (Commencement)
Helen Elsie Austin, Doctor of Humane Letters
Arthur Albert Burck, Doctor of Laws
Emerson Stephen Colaw, Doctor of Letters
Herbert Conway, Doctor of Science
Raymond E. Crist, Doctor of Science
Dorothy Nichols Dolbey, Doctor of Humane Letters
Erma Pfleger Farrell, Doctor of Humane Letters
Dennis Emerson Jackson, Doctor of Science
Minoru Kawamoto, Doctor of Commercial Science
Walter Lee Lingle, Jr., Doctor of Laws
James Merton Stuart, Doctor of Commercial Science
Derrick Tilton Vail, Doctor of Science

1970 (UC Day Banquet)
Bob Hope, Doctor of Humane Letters

1970 (Commencement)
Norman Burns, Doctor of Letters
William S. Carlson, Doctor of Letters
Dean Pickering Fite, Doctor of Commercial Science
Mark Odom Hatfield, Doctor of Laws
Edward Shakespear Lewis, Doctor of Laws

1970 (August Commencement)
Dexter Perkins, Doctor of Letters

1971 (Concert at CCM)
Lehman Engel, Doctor of Music

1971 (Dedication of Engineering Labs)
Elliott M. Estes, Doctor of Science
Philip Otto Geier, Jr., Doctor of Commercial Science
Louis F. Polk, Doctor of Commercial Science

1971 (June Commencement)
O. Lester Applegate, Doctor of Commercial Science
Frank Henderson Mayfield, Doctor of Science
William Andrew McClain, Doctor of Laws
Louis Nippert, Doctor of Laws
Jayne Baker Spain, Doctor of Humane Letters
Conrad Hal Waddington, Doctor of Laws

1971 (August Commencement)
George O. Bierkoe, Doctor of Letters
Nelson Stuart Knaggs, Doctor of Humane Letters
Arthur William Schubert, Doctor of Laws
John Louis Tivney, Doctor of Humane Letters

1972 (June Commencement)
Alvin Toffler, Doctor of Letters

1972 (August Commencement)
James D. Hodgson, Doctor of Laws

January 1973
James Levine, Doctor of Music

April 1973
John Fairbank, Doctor of Letters
Howard Johnson, Doctor of Laws
Frederick Wiseman, Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1973
Denise Levertov, Doctor of Letters

June 1973
John D. Rockefeller, IV, Doctor of Laws
Charles A. Hoffman. Doctor of Science

November 1973 (Lecture at Corbett Theater)
Heinz Kohut, Doctor of Science

February 1974
Han Leo Kornberg, Doctor of Science

March 1974 (Annual Banquet UC Law College)
Eliot Richardson, Doctor of Laws

March 1974 (Sigma Xi Dinner)
Albert Sabin, Doctor of Science

April 1974 (Elliston Lecture)
Gwendolyn Brook, Doctor of Humane Letters

April 1974 (Corbett Auditorium)
Paul Fromm, Doctor of Music

April 1974
Agnes Seasongood, Doctor of Humane Letters

April 1974 (Corbett Auditorium) 
Van Cliburn, Doctor of Music

May 1974 (Mother’s Day Sing)
Mrs. Walter Tangeman, Doctor of Laws

May 1974 (President’s House)
Carl Rogers, Doctor of Science

May 1974 (N.Y.C. “21” Club)
B. J. Lasker, Doctor of Commercial Science

June 1974 (June Commencement)
Samuel Ervin, Doctor of Laws

September 1974 (Rockdale Temple)
Abba Eban, Doctor of Laws

October 1974 (Queen City Club)
Eppie Lederer (Ann Landers), Doctor of Humane Letters

October 1974 (Zion Baptist Church)
Leon Sullivan, Doctor of Humane Letters

February 1975
Roger Heyns, Doctor of Laws

March 1975 (Law Alumni Day)
Raoul Berger, Doctor of Laws

April 1975 (UC Day Banquet) 
Walter C. Langsam, Doctor of Laws

April 1975 (Guest Lecturer - College of Education)
Henry Steele Commager, Doctor of Laws

May 1975 (Guest speaker - AWA)
Shirley Chisholm, Doctor of Laws

May 1975 
Eleanor Maccoby, Doctor of Science

June 1975 (Commencement)
William J. Keating, Doctor of Laws

August 1975 (Commencement)
Donald V. Seibert, Doctor of Commercial Science

October 1975
Dom Helder Camara, Doctor of Laws

December 1975
Wilbert J. McKeachie, Doctor of Laws

February 1976
Francis A. Coy, Doctor of Commercial Science

February 1976
Leland Bradford, Doctor of Laws

February 1976
Jorge Luis Borges, Doctor of Humane Letters

April 1976
Ralph Dury, Doctor of Science

May 1976
Robert Mulligan, Doctor of Laws

May 1976
Eslie Asbury, Doctor of Science

May 1976
Bleecker Marquette, Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1976
Patricia A. Corbett, Doctor of Music
Carl K. Gieringer, Doctor of Science

May 1976
Alfred Gottschalk, Doctor of Laws
Theodore Tannewald, Doctor of Laws

June 1976
Barbara Jordon, Doctor of Laws

August 1976
John J. Johnson, Doctor of Commercial Science

October 1976
Robert Coles, Doctor of Humane Letters

October 1976
Frank Westheimer, Doctor of Commercial Science

November 1976
Ralph C. Bursiek, Doctor of Commercial Science

January 1977
Lord Asa Briggs, Doctor of Letters

May 1977
James Murchie Eaton Mixter, Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1977
James Hayes, Doctor of Commercial Science
Amos Henry Hawley, Doctor of Letters

May 1977
John Robert Schrieffer, Doctor of Science

September 1977
A. Clifford Barger, Doctor of Science

January 1978
Charles and Ray Eames, Doctor of Fine Arts

June 1978 (June Commencement)
Joseph Daniel Duffey, Doctor of Humane Letters
Paul Herget, Doctor of Science
Robert A. Kehoe, Doctor of Science
Philip M. Meyers, Sr., Doctor of Commercial Science

August 1978 (August Commencement)
Jack H. Hexter, Doctor of Letters

June 1979 (June Commencement)
Livingston Ludlow Biddle, Jr., Doctor of Fine Arts
Jesse Louis Jackson, Doctor of Humanities
John Romano, Doctor of Science

June 1980 (Commencement)  
Maurice B. Hexter, Doctor of Humanities
Edmund N. Bacon, Doctor of Public Service
Carlos Pena Romulo, Doctor of Humanities
John Wesley Warrington, Doctor of Fine Arts

June 1981 (Commencement)
Rhetaugh Graves Dumas, Doctor of Public Service
Oscar Handlin, Doctor of Letters
Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Doctor of Letters
Mitchell P. Kartalia, Doctor of Commercial Science
Elizabeth Kreiser Weisburger, Doctor of Science

June 1982 (Commencement)
Neil Armstrong, Doctor of Science
George C. Edwards, Doctor of Laws
Paul J. Flory, Doctor of Science
Michael Graves, Doctor of Fine Arts
Myrl Shoemaker, Doctor of Laws
Jack M. Watson, Doctor of Fine Arts
Harland G. Wood, Doctor of Science

June 1983 (June Commencement)
Kathleen Battle, Doctor of Performing Arts
James A.D. Geier, Doctor of Commercial Science
Angela Barron McBride, Doctor of Public Service
John R. Miller, Doctor of Commercial Science
Darwin T. Turner, Doctor of Letters

June 1984 (June Commencement)
Dorothy A. Cornelius, Doctor of Public Service
Charles L. Currie, Doctor of Letters
William J. Filkosky, Doctor of Commercial Science

June 1984 (June Commencement) Continued
John W. Keefe, Doctor of Laws
Milton Orchin, Doctor of Science
Carson R. Whiting, Doctor of Commercial Science

June 1985 (Commencement)
Ambrose H. Lindhorst, Doctor of Laws
Carl H. Linder, Doctor of Commercial Science
Loretta C. Manggrum, Doctor of Music
Gordon G. Robeck, Doctor of Science
Frederic W. Ziv, Doctor of Performing Arts

June 1986 (Commencement)
Louis R. Harlan, Doctor of Letters
Frederick A. Hauck, Doctor of Science
Paul A. Volcker, Doctor of Commercial Science
Josef Warkany, Doctor of Science

June 1987 (Commencement)
Charles M. Barrett, Doctor of Humanities
Brian Henry Rowe, Doctor of Science
Italo Tajo, Director of Performing Arts
Henry R. Winkler, Doctor of Humanities

June 1988 (Commencement)
Walter E. Bartlett, Doctor of Letters
William J. Butler, Doctor of Humane Letters
Phil Donahue, Doctor of Journalism
Benjamin Felson, Doctor of Science
Margaret Fulford, Doctor of Science
Carl B. Rubin, Doctor of Laws
Don W. Wilson, Doctor of Letters

January 19, 1989
Elliott Carter, Doctor of Humane Letters

June 1989 (Commencement)
L. Venchael Booth, Doctor of Humane Letters
Edward J. Maruska, Doctor of Science
Michael D. Rose, Doctor of Commercial Science
Rozella M. Schlotfeldt, Doctor of Science
Joseph S. Stern, Jr., Doctor of Commercial Science
Albert W. Vontz, Jr., Doctor of Commercial Science

June 1990 (Commencement)
Charles D. Aring, Doctor of Humane Letters
Stanley J. Aronoff, Doctor of Laws
Suzanne Farrell, Doctor of Performing Arts
Joseph A. Mancini, Doctor of Commercial Science
Lucy O. Oxley, Doctor of Science
Vernal G. Riffe, Doctor of Laws

June 8, 1991
C. Everett Koop, Doctor of Humane Letters

June 1991 (Commencement)
Stella Adler, Doctor of Performing Arts
Alexander B. Bereskin, Doctor of Science
Jim Borgman, Doctor of Humane Letters
Albert B. Chandler, Doctor of Laws
Joseph P. Kinneary, Doctor of Laws

June 1992 (Commencement)
Donald D. Brown, Doctor of Science
John H. Hermanies, Doctor of Laws
Gunter Möltmann, Doctor of Humane Letters
Diane Sawyer, Doctor of Journalism
Gloria R. Smith, Doctor of Science

June 1993 (Commencement)
Neal R. Berte, Doctor of Humane Letters
Stanley M. Chesley, Doctor of Humane Letters
Charles A. Cockrum, Doctor of Science
Barbara Daniels, Doctor of Performing Arts
Lyle Everingham, Doctor of Commercial Science
Samella Sanders Lewis, Doctor of Humane Letters
Bernard Marks, Doctor of Humane Letters

June 1993 (Commencement) Continued
Daniel J. Ransohoff, Doctor of Humane Letters (posthumous)
Robert D. Stern, Doctor of Humane Letters (posthumous)

June 1994 (Commencement)
Barry C. Bishop, Doctor of Science
Lloyd Edward Cotsen, Doctor of Humane Letters
Jean W. Rothenberg, Doctor of Humane Letters
Alfred D. Sumberg, Doctor of Humane Letters

September 27, 1994 
Peter K. C. Woo, Doctor of Letters

June 1995 (Commencement)
Bruce Babbitt, Doctor of Laws 
Jeanne Snodgrass Bonham, Doctor of Laws
Vittorio De Nora, Doctor of Science
James C. Kautz, Doctor of Laws
Milton J. Schloss, Sr., Doctor of Commercial Science

June 1996 (Commencement)
Nathaniel R. Jones, Doctor of Laws
Hilmar C. Krueger, Doctor of Humane Letters
Aaron Levine, Doctor of Humane Letters
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, Doctor of Performing Arts
Thomas F. Phalen, Doctor of Laws

June 1997 (Commencement)
Damon J. Keith, Doctor of Laws 
Henri Landwirth,Doctor of Humane Letters
O’dell M. Owens, Doctor of Humane Letters
Oscar Treadwell, Doctor of Letters

June 1998 (Commencement)
Jack E. Brown, Doctor of Commercial Science
Robert Fabe, Doctor of Fine Arts
John Hope Franklin, Doctor of Humane Letters
Bill Moyers, Doctor of Humane Letters
Lee Roy Reams, Doctor of Performing Arts
Robert L. Wehling, Doctor of Humane Letters

June 1999 (Commencement)
Elizabeth Dole, Doctor of Humane Letters
George L. Strike, Doctor of Humane Letters
Marianna Tcherkassky, Doctor of Performing Arts 

June 2000 (Commencement)
Erich Kunzel, Doctor of Performing Arts
Marjorie B. Parham, Doctor of Humane Letters
Vikram V. Rajadhyaksha, Doctor of Humane Letters
Bob Taft, Doctor of Laws
Edward W. Wedbush, Doctor of Commercial Science

June 2001 (Commencement)
Henry T. Brown, Doctor of Science
Dorothy DeLay, Doctor of Performing Arts
Reuven J. Katz, Doctor of Humane Letters 
William J. Keating, Doctor of Humane Letters
Robert C. Schiff, Sr., Doctor of Humane Letters
Fred L. Shuttlesworth, Doctor of Humane Letters
 
June 2002 (Commencement)
Michael R. Barrett, Doctor of Humane Letters
Webster K. Cavenee, Doctor of Science
Richard E. Lindner, Doctor of Commercial Science
Ben Stein, Doctor of Humane Letters
Joel P. Wyler, Doctor of Commercial Science

June 2003 (Commencement)
Clark E. Beck, Doctor of Science
William Geist, Doctor of Humane Letters
Benjamin Gettler, Doctor of Commercial Science
Marjorie McCullough Marx, Doctor of Fine Arts 
Dane A. Miller, Doctor of Commercial Science
Werner Von Rosenstiel, Doctor of Humane Letters

June 2004 (Commencement)
Randy Edelman, Doctor of Fine Arts
Joan R. Herschede, Doctor of Commercial Science
Cathryn Hosea Hilker, Doctor of Science
Coretta Scott King, Doctor of Humane Letters
Donald E. Osterbrock, Doctor of Science
Joseph A. Steger, Doctor of Humane Letters

June 2005 (Commencement)
Timothy D. Clarke, Doctor of Commercial Science
Kevin E. McCollum, Doctor of Performing Arts
William R. Nester, Doctor of Humane Letters
William F. Schulz, Doctor of Humane Letters
Chad P. Wick, Doctor of Humane Letters
George J. Wile, Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2005 (Commencement)
John B. Goering, Doctor of Commercial Science
Martin A. Samuels, Doctor of Science

June 2006 (Commencement)
Daniel P. Carmichael, Doctor of  Commercial Science
Bernard Gert, Doctor of Humane Letters
Eva L. Maddox, Doctor of Fine Arts
George A. Schaefer Jr., Doctor of Commercial Science
Myron E. "Mike" Ullman III, Doctor of Commercial Science
Steven A. Wilson, Doctor of Commercial Science

December 2006 (Commencement)
Pamela E. Bridgewater, Doctor of Laws
Susan L. Pfau, Doctor of Humane Letters
Donald A. Spencer, Doctor of Humane Letters
Marian A. Spencer, Doctor of Humane Letters

June 2007 (Commencement)
Warren G. Bennis, Doctor of Humane Letters
Gerald D. Buckberg, Doctor of Science
Oscar P. Robertson, Doctor of Humane Letters
M. Anthony Trabert, Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2007 (Commencement)
John E. Pepper, Doctor of Humane Letters
Malcolm H. Wiener, Doctor of Humane Letters

June 2008 (Commencement)
Earl Hamner, Doctor of Performing Arts
Stan Herman, Doctor of Fine Arts
Brigman "Brig" Owens, Doctor of Humane Letters
William P. Wiesmann, Doctor of Science

December 2008 (Commencement)
Lois Rosenthal, Doctor of Humane Letters
Richard Rosenthal, Doctor of Humane Letters
Dale Eugene Warland, Doctor of Performing Arts

June 2009 (Commencement)
Otto M. Budig, Jr., Doctor of Humane Letters
Joseph A. Pichler, Doctor of Humane Letters
Paul Polman, Doctor of Commercial Sciences
Jeffrey P. Williams, Doctor of Commercial Sciences

December 2009 (Commencement)
Phillip R. Cox, Doctor of Humane Letters
Faith Prince, Doctor of Performing Arts
Richard E. Thornburgh, Doctor of Commercial Sciences

June 2010 (Commencement)
Raymond John Brokamp, Doctor of Humane Letters
Candace Kendle, Doctor of Science
Deborah Poe Polaski, Doctor of Performing Arts

December 2010 (Commencement)
Anant R. Bhati, Doctor of Science
David L. Joyce, Doctor of Commercial Science
Robert A. McDonald, Doctor of Commercial Science

June 2011 (Commencement)
John F. Barrett, Doctor of Humane Letters
Eugene P. Ruehlmann, Doctor of Law
Jeffrey L. Wyler, Doctor of Commercial Science

December 2011 (Commencement)
H. C. Buck Niehoff, Doctor of Human Letters

June 2012 (Commencement)
Nick Clooney, Doctor of Humane Letters
Thane Maynard, Doctor of Science
Robert L. Woodson, Dr., Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2012 (Commencement)
Larry A. Sheakley, Doctor of Commercial Science

April 2013 (Commencement)
Robert H. Castellini, Doctor of Commercial Science
Leon Fleisher, Doctor of Music
John Glenn, Doctor of Engineering
Sandra W. Heimann, Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2013 (Commencement)
Robert L. Fealy, Doctor of Commercial Science
Michael J. Graham, S.J., Doctory of Humanities
Ardis Dee Hoven, MD, Doctor of Science
John A. Ruthven, Doctor of Fine Arts

April 2014 (Commencement)
David Dillon, Doctor of Commercial Science
William R. Martin, Doctor of Laws
Tebelelo Mazile Seretse, Doctor of Public Service

December 2014 (Commencement)
Robert J. Herbold, Doctor of Commercial Science
Dean J. Kereiakes, Doctor of Science
Andrew J. Young, Doctor of Public Service

May 2015 (Commencement)
C. Francis Barrett, Doctor of Humane Letter
Victor J. Dzau, Doctor of Science
Beverly Malone, Doctor of Science
Kirk L. Perry, Doctor of Commercial Science

December 2015 (Commencement)
Gary Heiman, Doctor of Commercial Science
Earl Lewis, Doctor of Humane Letters

April 2016 (Commencement)
Jean Wedbush, Doctor of Humane Letters
Carl H. Lindner III, Doctor of Commercial Science
S. Craig Lindner, Doctor of Commercial Science
Thomas Humes, Doctor of Commercial Science

December 2016 (Commencement)
Natasha Trethewey, Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts
James E. Schwab, Honorary Doctor of Commercial Science

April 2017 (Commencement)
Lewis B. Johnson, Honorary Doctor of Letters
Nancy L. Zimpher, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2017 (Commencement)
James M. Anderson, Honorary Doctor of Science
John Andrew (Skip) West, Honorary Doctor of Laws

April 2018 (Commencement)
Alvin H. Crawford, Honorary Doctor of Science

 

 


*William H. Cosby, Jr., Doctor of Humane Letters (2001) revoked via board resolution on May 8, 2018

 
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