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HONORARY DEGREES

Country Music Legend Charlie McCoy, a recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Musical Letters from West Virginia University in May 2016, poses proudly with President E. Gordon Gee, Faculty Senate President Richard Turton, and College of Creative Arts Dean Paul Kreider.

West Virginia University continues this tradition annually by honoring selected individuals whose outstanding contributions are important to West Virginia University, to the people of the State of West Virginia, or to the nation. These individuals have achieved the highest standards of excellence and illuminate, advance, ease, and inspire the human condition.

2016 HONORARY DEGREE RECIPIENTS

* denotes Presidential Honorary Degree