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Honorary Degrees Past Recipents

West Virginia University Honorary Degree Recipients as of Spring 2019

Last Name Full Name Degree Date
Dent Marmaduke Herbert Dent Master of Arts June 18, 1873
Dille Oliver Hagans Dille Master of Arts June 17, 1874
Jolliffe William Elza Jolliffe Master of Arts June 17, 1874
Drabell John H. Drabell Master of Arts June 15, 1875
Ferrell William Ferrell Doctor of Philosophy June 15, 1875
Mclane Allan E. Mclane Master of Arts June 15, 1875
Smith Benjamin W. Smith Master of Arts June 15, 1875
White Israel C. White Master of Arts June 15, 1875
Babb Charles M. Babb Master of Arts June 15, 1876
Border Daniel W. Border Master of Arts June 21, 1876
Bougher William S. Bougher Master of Science June 21, 1876
Brown James F. Brown Master of Arts June 21, 1876
Bullock Edmund F. Bullock Master of Arts June 21, 1876
Harris John T. Harris Master of Science June 21, 1876
Lynch George P. Lynch Master of Science June 21, 1876
Mclure Taylor B. Mclure Master of Science June 21, 1876
Price Thomas A. Price Master of Science June 21, 1876
Purinton Daniel B. Purinton Master of Arts June 21, 1876
Temple Marcellus D. Temple Master of Arts June 21, 1876
Waters James L. Waters Master of Arts June 21, 1876
Dean John S. W. Dean Master of Arts June 27, 1877
Woods Frank Woods Master of Arts June 27, 1877
Adams Samuel S. Adams Master of Arts June 25, 1878
Chadwick Richard V. Chadwick Master of Arts June 25, 1878
Dolliver Jonathan P. Dolliver Master of Arts June 25, 1878
Dolliver Robert H. Dolliver Master of Arts June 25, 1878
Howell William M. Howell Master of Arts June 25, 1878
Jacob Thomas P. Jacob Master of Arts June 25, 1878
Lynch Charles W. Lynch Master of Arts June 25, 1878
Martin James V. Martin Master of Arts June 25, 1878
Mcbeth J. W. V. Mcbeth Master of Arts June 25, 1878
Moran Ellsworth E. Moran Master of Arts June 25, 1878
Peterson J. J. Peterson Master of Arts June 25, 1878
Purinton L. Purinton Master of Arts June 25, 1878
Anderson John C. Anderson Master of Science June 11, 1879
Frasher L. A. Frasher Master of Arts June 11, 1879
Gore W. O. Gore Master of Arts June 11, 1879
Hubbard Harry D. Hubbard Master of Science June 11, 1879
Laidley G. S. Laidley Master of Science June 11, 1879
Nash James H. Nash Master of Science June 11, 1879
Ramage Thomas C. Ramage Master of Science June 11, 1879
Wetzel D. E. Wetzel Master of Arts June 11, 1879
Brown William Guy Brown Master of Arts June 7, 1880
Dille Clarence B. Dille Master of Arts June 7, 1880
Hawthrone Joseph H. Hawthrone Master of Arts June 7, 1880
Hood Thomas M. Hood Master of Arts June 7, 1880
Rodgers Daniel R. Rodgers Master of Arts June 7, 1880
Smith Everett C. Smith Master of Arts June 7, 1880
Snively Harry J. Snively Master of Science June 7, 1880
Steele John L. Steele Master of Arts June 7, 1880
Stewart James S. Stewart Master of Science June 7, 1880
Dayton Alton Gordon Dayton Master of Arts June 6, 1881
Lee James Mcmillan Lee Master of Arts June 6, 1881
Marsh Enoch Jasper Marsh Master of Arts June 6, 1881
Morgan Benjamin L. Morgan Master of Arts June 6, 1881
Rich Daniel Rich Master of Arts June 6, 1881
Purinton G. D. Purinton Master of Arts June 7, 1882
Rogers W. A. Rogers Master of Arts June 7, 1882
Wade S. S. Wade Master of Arts June 7, 1882
Carter J. W. Carter Doctor of Divinity June 13, 1883
Grafton Charles E. Grafton Master of Arts June 13, 1883
Keenan B. L. Keenan Master of Arts June 3, 1883
Lucas D. B. Lucas Doctor of Laws June 13, 1883
Marsh J. N. Marsh Master of Arts June 13, 1883
Masden C.P. Masden Doctor of Divinity June 13, 1883
Pearre George A. Pearre Master of Arts June 13, 1883
Waters A. A. Waters Master of Arts June 13, 1883
Hodges Thomas E. Hodges Master of Arts June 10, 1884
Jackson Jacob B. Jackson Doctor of Laws June 11, 1885
Baker G. E. Baker Master of Arts June 5, 1886
Blank W. T. Blank Master of Science June 5, 1886
Boyers L. M. Boyers Master of Arts June 5, 1886
Brown B. Brown Master of Arts June 5, 1886
Brown S. B. Brown Master of Arts June 5, 1886
Corke F. Corke Master of Arts June 5, 1886
Edgar George M. Edgar Doctor of Laws June 5, 1886
Foster G. B. Foster Master of Arts June 5, 1886
Hough W. Hough Master of Arts June 5, 1886
Johnston John L. Johnston Master of Science June 5, 1886
Lazzell J. G. Lazzell Master of Arts June 5, 1886
Musgrave J. A. Musgrave Master of Arts June 5, 1886
Smith J. E. Smith Doctor of Laws June 5, 1886
Wellas S. P. Wellas Master of Science June 5, 1886
Willey W. T. Willey Doctor of Laws June 5, 1886
Barbe W. T. W. Barbe Master of Science June 9, 1887
Berkeley R. C. Berkeley Jr. Master of Arts June 9, 1887
Michael W. H. Michael Master of Arts June 9, 1887
Rector T. G. Rector Master of Science June 9, 1887
Robinson Harry L. Robinson Master of Arts June 9, 1887
Swan Levy Swan Master of Science June 9, 1887
Swope R. R. Swope Doctor of Divinity June 9, 1887
Adams N. D. Adams Master of Arts June 9, 1888
Armstrong R. Armstrong Master of Science June 9, 1888
Bush A. B. Bush Master of Arts June 9, 1888
Cox J. D. Cox Master of Science June 8, 1888
Emmert H. H. Emmert Master of Science June 8, 1888
Fleming H. Fleming Master of Arts June 9, 1888
Hyde John P. Hyde Doctor of Divinity June 9, 1888
Morrow James Morrow Doctor of Laws June 9, 1888
Purinton George D. Purinton Doctor of Philosophy June 9, 1888
Reynolds P. B. Reynolds Master of Arts June 9, 1888
Sweeney J. D. Sweeney Master of Science June 9, 1888
Tapp W. Tapp Master of Arts June 9, 1888
Woolery W. H. Woolery Doctor of Laws June 9, 1888
Brooke George T. Brooke Master of Arts June 12, 1889
Brown R. L. P. Brown Master of Arts June 12, 1889
Fleming U. S. Fleming Master of Arts June 12, 1889
Hite George E. Hite Doctor of Divinity June 12, 1889
Miller T. C. Miller Master of Arts June 12, 1889
Myers John A. Myers Doctor of Philosophy June 12, 1889
Walker W. P. Walker Doctor of Divinity June 12, 1889
Wilson E. W. Wilson Doctor of Laws June 12, 1889
Avis E. S. Avis Doctor of Philosophy June 10, 1890
Berkeley R. C. Berkeley Doctor of Laws June 10, 1890
Harvey John T. Harvey Doctor of Philosophy June 10, 1890
Hite Bert H. Hite Master of Science June 10, 1890
Reynolds Wayland F. Reynolds Master of Arts June 10, 1890
Barnes J. Walter Barnes Master of Arts June 9, 1891
Boyd James H. Boyd Doctor of Divinity June 9, 1891
Flannegan James H. Flannegan Doctor of Divinity June 9, 1891
Fleming A. B. Fleming Doctor of Laws June 9, 1891
Ilson Banjamin Ilson Doctor of Divinity June 9, 1891
Odgen J. F. Odgen Master of Arts June 9, 1891
Waterhouse R. G. Waterhouse Doctor of Divinity June 8, 1892
Campbell N. C. Campbell Doctor of Divinity June 8, 1892
Hunter Stephen A. Hunter Doctor of Laws June 8, 1892
Royal William W. Royal Doctor of Divinity June 8, 1892
Smith French Smith Doctor of Philosophy June 8, 1892
Maccorkle W. A. Maccorkle Doctor of Laws June 14, 1893
Dean J. S. W. Dean Doctor of Divinity June 13, 1894
Gamble H. Mcs Gamble Doctor of Philosophy June 13, 1894
Hopkins A. D. Hopkins Doctor of Philosophy June 13, 1894
Hough Walter Hough Doctor of Philosophy June 13, 1894
Lewis Virgil A. Lewis Master of Arts June 3, 1894
Odgen Howard N. Odgen Doctor of Literature June 13, 1894
Powell W. E. Powell Doctor of Divinity June 13, 1894
Roller R. D. Roller Doctor of Divinity June 13, 1894
Birch G. W. F. Birch Doctor of Laws June 10, 1896
Lane James H. Lane Doctor of Philosophy June 10, 1896
Smithson Rumsey Smithson Doctor of Divinity June 10, 1896
Atkinson G. W. Atkinson Doctor of Civil Laws June 8, 1897
Barbe Waitman Barbe Master of Arts June 8, 1897
Pratt William A. Pratt Doctor of Civil Engineering June 8, 1897
Wilson William L. Wilson Doctor of Laws June 8, 1897
Wirgman Henry T. Wirgman Master of Arts February 1, 1904
Atkinson George Wesley Atkinson Doctor of Laws June 19, 1919
Baker Newton Diehl Baker Doctor of Laws June 19, 1919
Brown James Frederic Brown Doctor of Laws June 19, 1919
Davis John William Davis Doctor of Laws June 19, 1919
Fleming Aretas Brooks Fleming Doctor of Civil Laws June 19, 1919
Foster George Burman Foster Doctor of Laws June 19, 1919
Glasscock William E. Glasscock Doctor of Laws June 19, 1919
Hatfield Henry Deury Hatfield Doctor of Laws June 19, 1919
Hughes Matthew Simpson Hughes Doctor of Laws June 19, 1919
Maccorkle William A. Maccorkle Doctor of Civil Laws June 19, 1919
Mason John William Mason Doctor of Laws June 19, 1919
Oglebay Earl William Oglebay Doctor of Laws June 19, 1919
Poffenbarger Ivia S. Poffenbarger Doctor of Laws June 19, 1919
White Albert Blakeslee White Doctor of Laws June 19, 1919
White Israel Charles White Doctor of Laws June 19, 1919
Willard Daniel Willard Doctor of Laws June 19, 1919
Cornwell John Jacob Cornwell Doctor of Laws June 13, 1921
Conley William Gustavus Conley Doctor of Laws June 4, 1929
Gore Howard Mason Gore Doctor of Laws June 4, 1929
Hutchins Robert Maynard Hutchins Doctor of Laws June 4, 1929
Chilton William Edward Chilton Doctor of Laws June 7, 1932
Smith Edward Grandison Smith Doctor of Laws June 7, 1932
Kump Herman Guy Kump Doctor of Laws June 3, 1933
Martin Clarence E. Martin Doctor of Laws June 3, 1933
Payne John Barton Payne Doctor of Laws June 12, 1934
Holt Homer Adams Holt Doctor of Laws June 8, 1937
Cook Roy Bird Cook Doctor of Laws June 7, 1938
Williams Rogers Williams Doctor of Science June 7, 1938
Buck Pearl Sydenstricker Buck Doctor of Literature June 3, 1939
Odgen Hershel Coombs Odgen Doctor of Laws June 3, 1939
Benedum Michael Late Benedum Doctor of Laws June 8, 1940
Snyder Phillip M. Snyder Doctor of Laws June 8, 1940
Thompson Harold Earl Thompson Doctor of Science June 8, 1940
Thompson William Rootes Thompson Doctor of Laws June 8, 1940
Neely Matthew Mansfield Neely Doctor of Laws June 7, 1941
Jolliffe Charles Byron Jolliffe Doctor of Laws May 18, 1942
Jones Claud Ashton Jones Doctor of Science May 18, 1942
Oglebay Crispin Oglebay Doctor of Laws May 18, 1942
Price Calvin Wells Price Doctor of Laws May 18, 1942
Meadows Clearance Watson Meadows Doctor of Laws May 25, 1945
Bush Vannevar Bush Doctor of Science April 26, 1947
Conant James Bryant Conant Doctor of Science April 26, 1947
Eisenhower Dwight David Eisenhower Doctor of Laws September 23, 1947
Compton Kari Taylor Compton Doctor of Science May 31, 1948
Crawford John Mclenaghan Crawford Doctor of Laws May 31, 1948
Francis James Draper Francis Doctor of Laws May 30, 1949
Johnson Louis Arthur Johnson Doctor of Laws June 30, 1949
Patteson Okey Leonidas Patteson Doctor of Laws May 30, 1949
Yaeger Charles Yaeger Doctor of Science May 30, 1949
Stassen Harold Edward Stassen Doctor of Laws February 7, 1950
Robinson J. French Robinson Doctor of Science June 4, 1951
Marland Gov. William C. Marland Doctor of Laws June 1, 1953
Weir Ernest Tener Weir Doctor of Laws May 31, 1954
Davis Raymond Moses Davis Doctor of Laws May 30, 1955
Humphrey George Magoffin Humphrey Doctor of Laws May 30, 1955
Rayburn Hon. Sam Rayburn Doctor of Laws May 30, 1955
Stump Adm. Felix B. Stump Unknown May 8, 1905
Hall Nathan Isaac Hall Doctor of Science June 4, 1956
LeMay Gen. Curtis E. LeMay Doctor of Science June 4, 1956
Thompson Earle Spaulding Thompson Doctor of Laws June 4, 1956
Darden Colgate W. Jr. Darden Doctor of Laws June 3, 1957
Lewis John L. Lewis Doctor of Laws June 3, 1957
Oneill C. William Oneill Doctor of Laws June 3, 1957
Turner John Roscoe Turner Doctor of Laws June 3, 1957
Underwood Cecil H. Underwood Doctor of Laws June 3, 1957
Millsop Thomas E. Millsop Doctor of Laws June 3, 1957
Rathdone Monroe J. Rathdone Doctor of Science June 2, 1958
Donovan H. L. Donovan Unknown October 3, 1959
Josephs Devereux Colt Josephs Doctor of Laws June 1, 1959
Litchfield Edward H. Litchfield Unknown October 3, 1959
Pace Frank Jr. Pace Unknown October 3, 1959
Rinear Robert T. Rinear Unknown October 3, 1959
Smith Courtney Smith Unknown October 3, 1959
Stahr Elvis J. Stahr Unknown October 3, 1959
Tuohy Walter J. Tuohy Unknown October 3, 1959
Comerford James Comerford Doctor of Laws May 30, 1960
Davis Frank Wilbur Davis Doctor of Science May 30, 1960
Dial Morse Grant Dial Doctor of Laws May 30, 1960
Harris Thomas L. Harris Unknown May 13, 1905
Otey Ernest G. Otey Doctor of Laws May 30, 1960
Shannon James A. Shannon Unknown May 13, 1905
Steber Eleanor Steber Doctor of Music May 30, 1960
Barron William Wallace Barron Doctor of Laws June 5, 1961
Kennedy John F. Kennedy Gov. Approved/Not Awarded May 14, 1905
Kindelberger Jame Howard Kindelberger Doctor of Laws June 5, 1961
Steele William Alexander Steele Doctor of Laws June 9, 1961
Strauss Adm. Lewis L. Strauss Doctor of Laws June 5, 1961
Engstrom Elmer W. Engstrom Doctor of Laws June 4, 1962
Fitzpatrick Herbert Fitzpatrick Unknown 1962
Heaton Lt. Gen. Leonard Heaton Doctor of Science June 4, 1962
Riggleman Leonard Riggleman Unknown
Swint Archbishop John J. Swint Unknown 1962
Commanger Henry S.Commager Doctor of Letters June 3, 1963
Farland  Joseph S. Farland Doctor of Laws June 3, 1963
Haymond  Frank C. Haymond Doctor of Laws June 3, 1963
Bradley Ruby Grace Bradley Doctor of Science June 1, 1964
Curtin Phyllis Curtin Doctor of Music June 1, 1964
Harrar J. George Harrar Doctor of Science June 1, 1964
Love George H. Love Doctor of Laws June 1, 1964
Elbin Paul N. Elbin Doctor of Humanities May 31, 1965
Farnsworth Dana L. Farnsworth Doctor of Science May 31, 1965
Jarvis Porter M. Jarvis  Doctor of Laws May 30, 1965
Smith Hulett Carlson Smith Doctor of Laws May 31, 1965
Allen  James Edward Allen Doctor of Humanities May 29, 1966
Batten James Milfred Batten Doctor of Laws May 29, 1966
Curtis J. Montgomery Curtis Doctor of Humanities May 29, 1966
Byrd Robert C. Byrd Doctor of Laws May 14, 1967
Elliot George H. Elliot Doctor of Laws May 14, 1967
Elliot Lloyd Hartman Elliot Doctor of Laws May 14, 1967
Randolf Jennings Randolf Doctor of Laws May 14, 1967
Hannum Alberta Pierson Hannum Doctor of Humanities May 12, 1968
Stinson George Arthur Stinson Doctor of Laws May 12, 1968
Moore Hon. Arch. A. Jr. Moore Doctor of Laws May 12, 1968
Vance Cyrus Roberts Vance Doctor of Laws May 12, 1968
Phillips Ralph Wesley Phillips Doctor of Science May 17, 1970
Tuckwiller Ross Homan Tuckwiller Doctor of Laws May 17, 1970
Greshaw Perry Epler Greshaw Doctor of Laws May 30, 1960
Staggers Harley Orrin Staggers Doctor of Laws May 16, 1971
Snieszko Stanislas F. Snieszko Doctor of Science May 14, 1972
Core Earl Lemley Core Doctor of Science May 19, 1974
Moore G. Paul Moore Doctor of Science May 19, 1974
Barton Sir Derek Harold Barton Doctor of Science May 29, 1975
Borges Dr. Jorge Luis Borges Doctor of Letters March 29, 1976
Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller IV Doctor of Laws May 15, 1977
Anderson Earl Edward Anderson Doctor of Laws May 14, 1978
Heflin Harry Bruce Heflin Doctor of Laws May 14, 1978
Lorentz Pare Lorentz Doctor of Humanities May 14, 1978
Crumb George Henry Crumb Doctor of Humanities March 9, 1979
Knight John. S Knight Doctor of Laws May 13, 1979
Miller Paul A. Miller Doctor of Laws May 13, 1979
Reger Scott N. Reger Doctor of Science May 13, 1979
Andrews Earle T. Andrews Doctor of Laws May 18, 1980
Pyle Robert E. Pyle Doctor of Science May 18, 1980
Settle Mary Lee Settle Doctor of Humanities May 18, 1980
Stewart Irvin Stewart Doctor of Laws May 18, 1980
Harless James H. Harless Doctor of Laws May 17, 1981
Poundstone William N. Poundstone Doctor of Science May 17, 1981
Wise Chares C. Wise Doctor of Laws May 17, 1981
Burger Warren E. Burger Doctor of Laws February 17, 1982
Vonohain Hans J. P. Vonohain Doctor of Science May 16, 1982
Scott Isadore M. Scott Doctor of Laws May 15, 1983
Berry Thornton G. Berry Doctor of Laws May 13, 1984
Fletcher Joseph F. Fletcher Doctor of Humanities May 13, 1984
Foege William H. Foege Doctor of Science May 13, 1984
Luke David Lincoln Luke III Doctor of Laws May 13, 1984
Norman John C. Norman Doctor of Science May 13, 1984
Eurich Alvin C. Eurich Doctor of Humane Letters May 19, 1985
Mcbride Jon A. Mcbride Doctor of Science May 19, 1985
Mwangale Elija W. Mwangale Doctor of Laws May 19, 1985
Sullivan Leon H. Sullivan Doctor of Humanities May 19, 1985
Brooks Maurice Graham Brooks Doctor of Science May 18, 1986
Swales William E. Swales Doctor of Science May 18, 1986
Dole Elizabeth Hanford Dole Doctor of Laws May 17, 1987
Pickett Justus Courtland Pickett Doctor of Science May 17, 1987
Pownall Thomas G. Pownall Doctor of Humane Letters May 17, 1987
Compton Charles E. Compton Doctor of Laws May 15, 1988
Luke John Anderson Luke Doctor of Laws May 15, 1988
Quenon Robert Hagerty Quenon Doctor of Laws June 15, 1988
Brown William Lacy Brown Doctor of Science May 14, 1989
Caperton Gaston Caperton Doctor of Laws May 14, 1989
Hiner Glen H. Hiner Doctor of Science May 14, 1989
McNeill Louise McNeill Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 1989
Barth Mable Frances Barth Doctor of Humane Letters May 13, 1990
Gates Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Doctor of Humane Letters May 13, 1990
Harmison Lowell T. Harmison Doctor of Science May 13, 1990
Stafford Charles L. Stafford Doctor of Humane Letters May 13, 1990
Byrd Robert C. Byrd Doctor of Humane Letters May 12, 1991
Dotson Dorothy J. Dotson Doctor of Laws May 12, 1991
Shalala Donna E. Shalala Doctor of Laws May 12, 1991
Ikenberry Stanley O. Ikenberry Doctor of Laws December 11, 1992
Jenkins Lord of Hillhead Jenkins Doctor of Laws May 17, 1992
Leonhart William Leonhart Doctor of Laws May 17, 1992
Rowley James W. Rowley Doctor of Humane Letters May 17, 1992
Comer James P. Comer Doctor of Science May 16, 1993
Feller Richard T. Feller Doctor of Humane Letters May 16, 1993
Lillehei C. Walton Lillehei Doctor of Science May 16, 1993
McComas James D. McComas Doctor of Humane Letters May 15, 1994
Vest Charles M. Vest Doctor of Science May 15, 1994
Barnette Curtis H. Barnette Doctor of Law May 14, 1995
Berry Mary Frances Berry Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 1995
Hogan Ernest L. Hogan Doctor of Law May 14, 1995
Rogers Fred McFeely Rogers Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 1995
Frasure Robert C. Frasure (Posthumous) Doctor of Law May 14, 1995
Ramsey Paul J. Ramsey Doctor of Humane Letters May 12, 1996
Yeend Frances Yeend Doctor of Humane Letters May 12, 1996
Barry George B. Barry (Posthumous) Doctor of Science May 11, 1997
Gee E. Gordon Gee Doctor of Law May 11, 1997
Watson Jean Harman Watson Doctor of Science May 11, 1997
Blaney Carolyn Eberly Blaney Doctor of Humane Letters May 17, 1998
Goodlad John I. Goodlad Doctor of Humane Letters May 17, 1998
Woofter Vivien P. Woofter Doctor of Humane Letters May 17, 1998
Jenkins Paul Reiber Jenkins Doctor of Humane Letters May 16, 1999
Kasdan Lawrence E. Kasdan Doctor of Humane Letters May 16, 1999
McClaugherty John T. McClaugherty Doctor of Law May 16, 1999
Esper George J. Esper Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 2000
Puskar Milan Puskar Doctor of Science May 14, 2000
Rice Otis K. Rice Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 2000
Chambers John T. Chambers Doctor of Law May 13, 2001
Shelton Winston L. Shelton Doctor of Science May 13, 2001
Wise Robert E. Wise Jr. Doctor of Law May 13, 2001
Douglas Gus R. Douglas Doctor of Science December 7, 2001
Lane Raymond J. Lane Doctor of Science May 19, 2002
Reuther Victor G. Reuther Doctor of Law May 19, 2002
Schaie K. Warner Schaie Doctor of Science December 6, 2002
Mollohan Alan B. Mollohan Doctor of Law May 18, 2003
Mathews Sylvia M. Mathews Doctor of Humane Letters May 18, 2003
Giovanni Nikki Giovanni Doctor of Humane Letters May 18, 2003
Yassini-Fard Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard Doctor of Science May 18, 2003
Selby David Selby Doctor of Humane Letters May 16, 2004
Willis Meredith Sue Willis Doctor of Humane Letters May 16, 2004
Mehl H. Leo Mehl Doctor of Science May 16, 2004
Manchin Joe Manchin III Doctor of Law May 15, 2005
Budig Gene Budig Doctor of Law May 15, 2005
McNeill Michelle McNeill Doctor of Science May 15, 2005
West Jerry West Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 2006
Choppin Purnell W. Choppin Doctor of Science May 14, 2006
Miller Marshall S. Miller Doctor of Science May 14, 2006
Harrison Thomas L. Harrison Doctor of Humane Letters May 11, 2007
Mattea Kathryn A. Mattea Doctor of Humane Letters May 11, 2007
Reynolds Robert L. Reynolds Doctor of Business Administration May 11, 2007
Ruffolo Robert R. Ruffolo Doctor of Science May 11, 2007
Sidman Murray Sidman Doctor of Science May 11, 2007
Mazzocco Thomas Mazzocco Doctor of Science May 16, 2008
Fischer Addison Fischer Doctor of Science May 16, 2008
Purdy Verl O. Purdy Doctor of Science May 16, 2009
Statler Benjamin Statler Doctor of Science May 16, 2009
Statler Bonnie Jo Statler Doctor of Humane Letters May 16, 2009
Viswanathan Govindy Viswanathan Doctor of Education May 16, 2009
Clinton William Jefferson Clinton Doctor of Humane Letters May 15, 2010
Magrath Peter C. Magrath Doctor of Law May 15, 2010
Mason Diana Mason Doctor of Science May 15, 2010
Bennett George B. Bennett Doctor of Industrial Administration May 15, 2011
Menighan Thomas E. Menighan Doctor of Science May 15, 2011
Yang Henry T. Yang Doctor in Structural Engineering May 15, 2011
Babe Gregory S. Babe  Doctor of Science May 11, 2012
Hsieh Ming Hsieh Doctor of Science May 11, 2012
Nutting G. Ogden Nutting Doctor of Humane Letters May 11, 2012
Robbins Stuart M. Robbins Doctor of Humane Letters May 11, 2012
Anido Vicente Anido, Jr., Ph.D.  Doctor of Science May 17, 2013
DiPaolo Edward DiPaolo Doctor of Science May 17, 2013
Holt Helen Holt Doctor of Humane Letters May 17, 2013
Hunter-Cevera Jennie Hunter-Cevera Doctor of Science May 17, 2013
Kendrick Ken Kendrick Doctor of Humane Letters May 17, 2013
Tattersall Fred Tattersall Doctor of Business May 10, 2014
Coonts Stephen P. Coonts Doctor of Humane Letters May 11,2014
Burwell Sylvia Burwell Presidential Honoary Degree May 25,2015
Chen Preston Chen Doctor of Science May 25,2015
Marshall Charlene Marshall Doctor of Law May 25,2015
Van Scoy Douglas Van Scoy Doctor of Business May 25,2015
Haines Kenneth Haines Doctor of Humane Letters May 25,2015
Cohen Rodgin Cohen Presidential Honorary Doctor of Laws May 13, 2016
McCoy Charles Ray McCoy Doctorate of Musical Letters May 13, 2016
Doman David B. Doman Doctorate of Engineering May 14, 2016
Johnson Katherine G. Johnson Presidential Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters May 15, 2016
Smith Brad Smith Presidential Honorary Doctor of Business Degree May 14, 2016
Mason Margie Mason Doctorate of Humane Letters  May 9, 2017
Panoz  Don Panoz  Doctor of Business Administration May 9, 2017
Phillips Jane Anne Phillips  Doctorate of Humane Letters  May 9, 2017
Vecellio  Kathryn Vecellio  Presidential Honorary Doctorate in Counseling Psychology  May 9, 2017
Withers, Jr.  Bill Withers, Jr.  Doctorate of Letters  May 9, 2017
Crites John W. Crites  Doctorate of Science  May 9, 2018
Kalis Pete Kalis  Doctorate of Humane Letters  May 9, 2018
Lee  Everett Lee  Doctorate of Music  May 9, 2018
Pancake Ann Pancake Doctorate of Letters  May 9, 2018
Richard  Wayne Richard  Doctorate of Engineering  May 9, 2018
Schuller, Jr.  George John Schuller Jr.  Doctorate of Engineering May 9, 2018
Burton  Greg Burton  Presidential Honoary Degree May 10, 2018
McCarthy  Dan McCarthy  Presidential Honoary Degree May 11, 2018
Sirangelo  Jennifer Sirangelo  Presidential Honoary Degree May 12, 2018