Recipients of Honorary Degrees and Other University Honors (by Alphabetical Order)

YEAR

NAME

CEREMONY

DEGREE/AWARD

HU DEGREE RECEIVED

2000

ABDULAZIZ, His Royal Highness Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1946

ALEXANDER, Dr. Archie A.

 

Eng. D.

 

1993

ALLEN, Debbie

Commencement

D.H.L.

B.F.A. 1972

1924

ALLEYNE, Bishop Cameron Chesterfield

 

D.Div.

 

1938

ANDERSON, Marian

 

D.Mus.

 

1985

ANGELOU, Maya

Commencement Speaker

D.Litt.

 

1999

ANNAN, His Excellency Kofi

Commencement Speaker

D.H.L.

 

1994

ANNENBERG, The Honorable Walter H.

Commencement

D.H.

 

1926

ATKINS, Simon G.

 

LL.D.

 

1869

1871

AUGUSTA, Dr. Alexander T.

 

D.Med.

M.A.

 

1874

AVILING, Reverend Thomas W.

 

D.Div.

 

1950

1954

AZIKIWE, Nnamdi

 

LL.D.

LL.D.

 

1947

BAILEY, Dr. Ulysses Grant

 

D.Sc.

 

1911

BAKER, Henry Moore

 

LL.D.

 

2013

BAKER, III, The Honorable Rushern L.

Opening Convocation Speaker

LL.D.

B.A. 1982
J.D. 1986

2000

BALDWIN, James Arthur

Commencement

D.H.L. posthumously

 

1925

BALLOCH, Edward A.

 

D.Sc.

M.D. 1960

1988

BANNER, William Augustus

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1903

BARRETT, Honorable J. H.

 

LL.D.

 

1897

BARROWS, Reverend Samuel J.

 

D.Div.

 

1898

BASCOM, William S.

 

LL.D.

 

2000

BASSETT-VANCE, Angela

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

2001

BELAFONTE, Harry

Commencement

D.H.

 

1951

BELLEGARDE, Dantes

 

LL.D.

 

1983

BELLSON, Pearl Bailey

Commencement

D.Mus.

 

1983

BENNETT, Jr., Lerone

Charter Day Speaker

D.H.L.

 

1921

BENTLEY, Charles E.

 

D.Sc.

 

1977

BERRY, Dr. Mary Frances

Commencement

LL.D.

B.A. 1961
M.A. 1962

1942

BETHUNE, Dr. Mary McLeod

 

LL.D.

 

1880

BISCHOFF, J.W.

 

D.Mus.

 

1990

BLACKWELL, David Harold

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

1982

BLAKE, Eubie

Commencement

D.Mus.

 

2014

BLITZER, Wolf

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1937

BOAS, Franz

 

LL.D.

 

1971

BOND, The Honorable Julian

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

1924

BOOTH, Justice Fenton Whitlock

 

LL.D.

 

1966

BORDERS, William Holmes

 

LL.D.

 

1954

BORNN, Roy Williston

 

D.H.L.

 

1954

BOWLES, Chester

 

LL.D.

 

1936

BOWLING, Dr. Richard H.

 

D.Div.

 

1926

BOYER, Charles Benjamin

 

M.A.

 

1982

BRADLEY, Edward Rudolph

Commencement Speaker

D.H.L.

 

1985

BRADLEY, The Honorable Thomas

Opening Convocation Speaker

LL.D.

 

1900

BRAINERD, Reverend Ezra

 

D.Div.

 

1925

1935

BRANCH, Mary Elizabeth

 

LL.D.

LL.D.

 

1935

 

 

 

 

2016

BRITT, Dr. L. D.

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

1987

BROADY, Earl Clifford

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1956

BROKENBURR, Robert Lee

 

LL.D.

 

1967

BROOKE, The Honorable Edward W.

 

LL.D.

B.S. 1941

1967

BROOKS, Annie Elizabeth

 

LL.D.

 

1973

BROOKS, Gwendolyn

Commencement

D.Litt.

 

1910

BROOKS, Reverend Walter T. H.

 

D.Div.

 

2015

BROWN, C. Sylvia

Commencement

D.H.

B.S. 1962

1944

BROWN, Dr. Charlotte Hawkins

 

D.Ed.

 

2015

BROWN, Eddie C.

Commencement

D.H.L.

B.S.E.E. 1961

1906

BROWN, Reverend Sterling N.

 

D.Div.

 

1971

BROWN, Sterling A.

Commencement

D.Litt.

 

2009

BROWN, The Honorable Dr. Ewart F.

Opening Convocation Speaker

LL.D.

B.S. 1968
M.D. 1972

2002

BROWN, The Honorable Lee P.

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1993

BROWN, The Honorable Ronald Harmon

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

1946

BROWNLEE, Dr. Fred Lesley

 

D.H.L.

 

1893

BRUCE, The Honorable B. K.

 

LL.D.

 

1991

BRYANT, The Honorable Wayne Richard

Commencement

LL.D

B.A. 1969

1942

BUCK, Miss Pearl

 

LL.D.

 

1881

BULKLEY, Reverend C. H. A.

 

D.Div.

 

1949

BUNCHE, Dr. Ralph J.

 

LL.D.

 

1888

BUNDY, James F.

 

M.A.

PR CERT 1880
A.B. 1884
LL.B. 1886
LL.M. 1887
A.M. 1888

2017

BUNYAN, Maureen

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1975

BURGER, The Honorable Warren E.

 

LL.D.

 

1920

BURLEIGH, Dr. Harry T.

 

D.Mus.

 

2003

BURNS, Kenneth L.

Commencement

D.H.

 

2015

BURNS, Ursula M.

Commencement
Speaker

D.H.L.

 

1987

BUSH, Barbara Pierce

Commencement

D.H.

 

1981

BUSH, The Honorable George H. W.

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

1894

BUTLER, Reverend H. E.

 

D.Div.

 

1959

CADBURY, Henry Joel

 

D.H.L.

 

1978

CALIFANO, Jr., The Honorable Joseph A.

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

1926

CALL, Arthur Deerin

 

LL.D.

 

2014

CALLENDER, Dr. Clive O.

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

1942

CARNEY, Miss Mabel

 

D.Ed.

 

2010

CARSON, Sr., Dr. Benjamin S.

Opening Convocation Speaker

D.Sc.

 

1928

CARTER, Edward Randolph

 

D.Div.

 

1930

CARTER, Edward Randolph

 

D.Div.

 

1995

CARTER, The Honorable Robert L.

Commencement

LL.D.

LL.B. 1940

1996

CATLETT MORA, Elizabeth

Commencement

D.H.

B.S. 1935

1949

CHAPMAN, The Honorable Oscar L.

 

LL.D.

 

1924

CHARLTON, Melville

 

D.Mus.

 

1994

CHEEK, Dr. James E.

Commencement

D.H.

 

1892

CHEEVERS, Reverend H. T.

 

D.Div.

 

1998

2008

CHENAULT, Kenneth I.

Commencement

Commencement Speaker

D.H.L.

Special Citation of Achievement

 

1942

CHILDERS, Lulu Vere

 

D.Mus.

 

1983

CHISHOLM, Shirley St. Hill

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

1910

CLAIR, Reverend M. W.

 

D.Div.

AB 1913

1896

CLARK, Professor Isaac

 

D.Div.

 

1926

CLARKE, Dr. Alfred Theophilus

 

D.Div.

TH DIP 1895

1894

CLARKE, Reverend G. V.

 

M.A.

 

1910

CLARKE, Reverend George B.

 

D.Div.

 

1990

CLAY, William (Bill) Lacy

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1998

CLINTON, Hillary Diane Rodham

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

2013

CLINTON, The Honorable William Jefferson

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

2016

COATES, Ta-Nehisi

Charter Day Speaker

President's Medal of Achievement

 

1980

COBB, Dr. William Montague

Commencement

D.H.L.

M.D. 1929

2003

COCHRAN, Esq., Johnnie L.

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1926

COLE, Dr. John Adams

 

LL.D.

 

2009

COLE, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1978

COLEMAN, Jr., Dr. William T.

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1980

COLLINS, Marva N.

Commencement

D.H.

 

2014

COMBS, Sean

Commencement
Speaker

D.H.

 

1993

COMER, James Pierpont

Commencement

D.Sc.

M.D. 1960

1988

CONTE, The Honorable Silvio Ottavio

Opening Convocation

LL.D.

 

1896

COOK, Reverend Joseph

 

LL.D.

 

1892

COOK, Reverend Joseph

 

LL.D.

 

1892

COOPER, J.S.

 

B.D.

TH DIP 1895

1992

CORNELY, Paul Bertau

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

1987

COSBY, Camille Hanks

Commencement Speaker

D.H.L.

 

1989

COSBY, William Henry (Bill)

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

 

1945

CRAMTON, The Honorable Louis C.

 

LL.D.

 

1899

CROOKE, A. A.

 

M.A.

 

2003

2006

CUMMINGS, The Honorable Elijah E.

Charter Day Speaker

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

Special Citation of Achievement


B.A. 1973

1896

CUNEY, The Honorable N. W.

 

M.A.

LL.B. 1903

1955

DAVIES, A. Powell

 

D.H.L.

 

1984

DAVIS, Arthur Paul

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1940

DAVIS, Dr. John W.

 

LL.D.

 

1986

DAVIS, Jr., Sammy

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1965

DAVIS, Michael Marks

 

LL.D.

 

1973

2004

DAVIS, Ossie

Commencement Speaker
Charter Day-Brown v. Board of Ed. Tribute Speaker

D.H.

Special Citation of Achievement

 

 

2016

DAWSON, Ambassador Horace Greeley

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1996

DAYS, The Honorable Drew S.

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

 

2002

DEAN, Dr. Mark E.

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

1982

DEE, Ruby

Charter Day

D.H.L.

 

1991

DEES, Jr., Morris Seligman

Commencement

LL.D.

 

2006

DePASSE, Suzanne

Charter Day Speaker

D.H.

 

1924

DETT, R. Nathaniel

 

D.Mus.

 

2003

DEVEAUX, Bishop William P.

Commencement Speaker

D.Div.

B.A. 1962

1938

DILLARD, J. H.

 

 

 

2014

DIMON, Jamie

Charter Day Speaker

D.H.L.

 

1992

DINKINS, The Honorable David N.

Opening Convocation Speaker

LL.D.

B.S.1950

1991

DIXON, The Honorable Sharon Pratt

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

B.A. 1965
J.D. 1968

1912

DONEY, Carl G.

 

LL.D.

 

1987

DORSEY, Thomas Andrew

Commencement

D.Mus.

 

1872

DOUGLASS, Frederick

 

LL.D.

 

2001

DOVE, Rita

Commencement

D.Litt.

 

2010

DRISKELL, Dr. David C.

Commencement

D.H.

B.A. 1955

1930

DUBOIS, Dr. W. E. Burghardt

 

LL.D.

 

2004

DUGAS, Esq. Julian R.

Charter Day-Brown v. Board of Ed. Tribute

LL.D.

J.D. 1949

1960

DUMPSON, James Russell

 

D.H.L.

 

2012

DUNCAN, The Honorable Arne

Commencement Speaker

Special Citation of Achievement

 

2004

DUNCAN, The Honorable Charles T.

Charter Day-Brown v. Board of Ed. Tribute

LL.D.

 

1956

DUNCAN, Todd

 

D.Mus.

 

1984

DUNHAM, Katherine

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1926

DURKEE, James Stanley

 

LL.D.

 

1895

DYSON, Laura F.

 

M.A.

PER CERT 1872
A.B. 1876

2007

EARLS, Dr. Julian M.

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

1963

EDGERTON, Henry White

 

LL.D.

 

1990

EDLEMAN, Marian Wright

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

1983

EKLUND, Coy Glenwood

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1975

ELIAS, Taslim Olawale

 

LL.D.

 

1971

ELLINGTON, Edward “Duke” Kennedy

Commencement

D.Mus.

 

2000

ELLISON, Lawrence J.

Special Convocation October 24

D.H.

 

1948

EMBREE, Dr. Edwin Rogers

 

LL.D.

 

2005

ENGLISH, Dr. Richard Allyn

Charter Day Speaker

Special Citation of Achievement

 

1993

ESPY, The Honorable Mike

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

B.A. 1975

1972

EVANS, Melvin Herbert

Commencement

LL.D.

B.S. 1940
M.D. 1944

1893

EVANS, O. H.

 

D.Mus.

 

2000

EVERS-WILLIAMS, Myrlie

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1895

EWELL, Reverend J. L.

 

D.Div.

 

1999

FARMER, Dr. James L.

Commencement

D.H.L.

B.D. 1941

1988

FAUNTROY, Walter Edward

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

 

1970

FERGUSON, Lloyd N.

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

1956

FINNEY, Edward Clinigan

 

LL.D.

 

2009

FISHBURNE, Laurence John III

Commencement

D.H.

 

1980

FITZGERALD, Ella

Opening Convocation

D.Mus.

 

1987

FITZHUGH, Howard Naylor

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1975

FLACK, Roberta

Commencement

D.Mus.

B.M.E. 1958

1976

FLEMING, Dr. Louise Maxienne Dargans

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1921

FOCH, Marshall Ferdinand

 

D.Sc.

 

1966

FOGARTY, John E.

 

LL.D.

 

2005

FORD, Jr., The Honorable Harold E.

Opening Convocation Speaker

LL.D.
(Pls. see 2010)

 

2010

FORD, Jr., The Honorable Harold E.

Commencement Speaker

Special Citation of Achievement

 

1983

FOSTER, Luther Hilton

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1893

FOSTER, Reverend R. B.

 

D.Div.

 

1968

FRANKLIN, Dr. John Hope

Commencement

LL.D.
(Pls. see 2001)

 

2001

FRANKLIN, Dr. John Hope

Charter Day Speaker

Special Citation of Achievement
(Pls. see 1968)

 

2002

FRANKLIN, The Honorable Shirley Clarke

Commencement
Speaker

LL.D.

B.A. 1968

1925

FRAZIER, Julia Caldwell

 

M.A.

C CERT 1888

2015

FREDERICK, President Wayne A. I.

Charter Day Speaker-Inauguration of 17th President

 

B.S. 1992
M.D. 1994
M.B.A. 2011

2014 2015 2016

FREDERICK, President Wayne A. I.

Opening Convocation Speaker, 2014, 2016
Charter Day Speaker (Inauguration of 17th President), March 2015

 

B.S. 1992
M.D. 1994
M.B.A. 2011

2015

FREEMAN, Morgan

Commencement

D. H.

 

2004

FREEMAN, The Honorable Frankie Muse

Charter Day-Brown v. Board of Ed. Tribute

LL.D.

J.D. 1947

2011

FRIEDMAN, Thomas L.

Commencement

D.Litt.

 

2004

FRIST, The Honorable William H.

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1998

FUDGE, Ann M.

Commencement

D.H.L.
(Pls. see 2004)

 

2004

FUDGE, Ann M.

Commencement Speaker

Special Citation of Achievement
(Pls. see 1998)

 

1904

GALE, James S.

 

D.Div.

 

1937

GANDY, Dr. John Manuel

 

LL.D.

 

1909

GARFIELD, The Honorable James Rudolph

 

LL.D.

 

1908

GARNER, Reverend Alexander C.

 

D.Div.

 

1997

GARRETT, Jr., Reverend Thaddeus

Commencement

D.Div.

 

1933

GARRISON, Dr. Oswald B.

 

LL.D.

 

1970

GARRISON, Lloyd K.

Commencement

LL.D.

 

2007

GATES, Jr. Dr. Henry Louis

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1899

GILE, Reverend F. F.

 

M.A.

TH DIP 1882

1967

GOLDBERG, Arthur J.

 

D.H.L.

 

2014

GOLSON, Benny

Commencement

D.Mus.

 

1965

GOMILLION, Charles Goode

 

LL.D.

 

1998

GORDON, Dr. Edmund W.

Commencement

D.H.L.

B.S. 1942
B.D. 1945

1974

GRAHAM, Katherine Meyer

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1912

GRAHAM, Neil F.

 

LL.D.

 

1914

GRAHAM, Neil F.

 

LL.D.

 

1989

GRAVES, Earl Gilbert

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

2003

GRAVES, Sr., Earl G.

Opening Convocation Speaker

 

 

1986


1997

GRAY, III, The Honorable William Herbert

Commencement Speaker

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

Special Citation of Achievement

 

 

2004

GREENBERG, Esq., Jack

Charter Day-Brown v. Board of Ed. Tribute

LL.D.

 

1895

GREENE, Reverend S. H.

 

LL.D.

 

1983

GREENE, William Henry

Commencement

D.H.

 

1898

GREENER, The Honorable R. T.

 

LL.D.

 

1988

GREGORY, Richard (Dick) Claxton

Commencement

D.H.

 

1892

GRICE, J. L.

 

B.D.

PR CERT 1985
A.B. 1879
TH DIP 1882

1893

GRISSELL, Reverend H. B.

 

D.Div.

 

2001

GUMBEL, Bryant Charles

Commencement Speaker

D.H.L.

 

1939

HALE, Dr. William J.

 

LL.D.

 

1973

HALEY, Alex

Commencement

D.Litt.

 

1926

HALL, George Cleveland

 

D.Sc.

 

1959

HALL, Lloyd Augustus

 

D.Sc.

 

1972

HAMER, Fannie Lou

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1967

HAMMERSTEIN, Franz Von

 

D.H.L.

B.D. 1950

1979

HAMPTON, Lionel L.

Charter Day

D.Mus.

 

1966

HANNAH, John A.

 

LL.D.

 

1897

HARDER, Reverend W. Garrett

 

D.Div.

 

2010

HARPER, Hill

Commencement

D.H.

 

1897

HARRIES, Major G. H.

 

M.A.

 

1891

HARRIS, Bishop Cicero R.

 

D.Div.

 

2012


2017

HARRIS, The Honorable Kamala D.

Charter Day Speaker


Commencement Speaker

L.L.D.


D.H.L.

B.A. 1986

1931

HARRISON, Richard B.

 

M.A.

 

1893

HART, William H.H.

 

M.A.

PR CERT 1880
A.B. 1885
LL.B. 1887
LL.M. 1894

2004

HARVEY, Dr. William R.

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1892

HARVEY, Reverend Charles A.

 

D.Med.

 

1955

HASTIE, William Henry

 

LL.D.

PR CERT 1892

1998

HATCHETT, The Honorable Joseph W.

Commencement

LL.D.

J.D. 1959

1980

HATFIELD, The Honorable Mark Odom

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1925

HAWKINS, John R.

 

M.A.

LL.B. 1915

1991

HAWKINS, The Honorable Augustus (Gus) Freeman

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1984

HAWKINS, Walter Lincoln

Commencement

D.Sc.

M.S. 1934

1924

1950

HAYES, Roland

 

 

D.Mus.

D.Mus.

 

 

1985

HAYWARD, Jacquelyn
("JC ")

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1975

HEIGHT, Dorothy Irene

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1939

HENSON, Matthew A.

 

M.S.

 

1997

HERMAN, The Honorable Alexis M.

Opening Convocation Speaker

LL.D.

 

1980

HIGGINBOTHAM, Jr., The Honorable A. Leon

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

2011

HIGGINGOTHAM, Dr. Evelyn Brooks

Commencement

D.H.L.

M.A. 1974

1996

HIGHTOWER, Dennis F.

Commencement Speaker

D.H.L.

B.S. 1962

2004

HILL, Sr., Esq. Oliver W.

Charter Day-Brown v. Board of Ed. Tribute

LL.D.

B.A. 1931
LL.B. 1933

2010

HOBSON, Mellody

Commencement

D.H.

 

1874

HOLLY, James Theodore Augustus

 

D.Div.

 

1938

HOLMES, Dr. Dwight O. W.

 

LL.D.

B.S. 1929
M.D. 1935

1902

HOLMES, Morrison A.

 

M.A.

 

1975


1992

HOOKS, The Honorable Benjamin Lawson

Commencement Speaker

Commencement Speaker

D.H.


Special Citation of Achievement

 

 

1920

HOPE, John

 

LL.D.

 

1979

HORNE, Lena

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

2004

HOUSTON, Sr., Esq., Charles Hamilton

Charter Day-Brown v. Board of Ed. Tribute

LL.D.
posthumously

 

1914

HUDSON, Reverend Allen

 

D.Div.

 

1963

HUGHES, Langston

 

D.Litt.

 

2005

HUGHES, Ms. Catherine Liggins

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1905

1892

HUGHES, Reverend Singleton Russell

 

 

D.Div.

M.A.

TH DIP 1885

 

1967

HUMPHREY, Hubert H.

 

D.H.L.

 

1943

HUNGATE, Thad Lewis

 

LL.D.

 

1995

HUNTER-GAULT, Charlayne

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1911

HUNTON, William Alpheun

 

M.A.

 

2009

IFILL, Gwen

Commencement Speaker

D.H.L.

 

1970


1999

JACKSON, Sr., Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson

Commencement Speaker

Opening Convocation Speaker

D.H.


Special Citation of Achievement

 

 

1976

JACKSON, The Honorable Maynard H.

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

2006

JACKSON, The Honorable Shirley Ann

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

1990

JACOB, John E.

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

B.A. 1957
M.S.W. 1963

2002

JAMISON, Judith A.

Commencement

D.H.

 

1991

JENIFER, President Franklyn Green

Opening Convocation Speaker

 

 

1964

JENKINS, Martin David

 

LL.D.

B.S. 1925

1951

JERNAGIN, William Henry

 

D.Div.

 

2013

JOHNS, The Honorable Marie Collins

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1888

JOHNSON, Dr. C.C.

 

M.A.

PR CERT 1881
A.B. 1885
M.D. 1888

1941

JOHNSON, Dr. Charles Spurgeon

 

D.H.L.

 

1999

JOHNSON, James A.

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1923

JOHNSON, James Weldon

 

D.Litt.

 

1986

JOHNSON, John Harold

Commencement

D.H.

 

2003

JOHNSON, John Harold

Opening Convocation Honoree

Special Citation of Achievement

 

1923

JOHNSON, Mordecai W.

 

D.Div.

 

2013

JOHNSON, Sheila Crump

Commencement

D.H.

 

1965

JOHNSON, The Honorable Lyndon Baines

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

1911

JONES, Bishop Robert E.

 

LL.D.

 

1937

JONES, Dr. David D.

 

LL.D.

PR CERT. 1905
B.A. 1909

1925

JONES, Dr. Gilbert Haven

 

LL.D.

 

1978

JONES, Dr. R. Frank

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

1996

JONES, Esq., Elaine R.

Opening Convocation Speaker

L.L.D.

B.A. 1965

1985

JONES, Quincy Delight

Opening Convocation

D.Mus.

 

1977

JONES, Reginald Harold

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1890

JONES, Reverend Thomas M.

 

D.Div.

 

1911

JONES, Robert C.

 

LL.D.

 

2003

JONES, Robert W.

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1972

1981

JORDAN, Jr. Esq., Vernon E.

Commencement Speaker

Opening Convocation

LL.D.

Special Citation of Achievement

J.D. 1960

1974

JORDAN, The Honorable Barbara

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

1999

JOYNER-KERSEE, Jacqueline

Commencement

D.H.

 

1951

JULIAN, Percy Lavon

 

D.Sc.

 

1896

JULIAN, Reverend John

 

LL.D.

 

1987

KAUNDA, His Excellency Kenneth David

Special Convocation October 7

 

 

1974

KEITH, The Honorable Damon Jerome

Commencement

LL.D.

LL.B. 1949

2013

KEMP, The Honorable. Jack F.

Commencement

LL.D. posthumously

 

2000

KENNARD, The Honorable William E.

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

1979

KENNEDY, The Honorable Edward Moore

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

1997

KENNEY, Jr., Dr. John A.

Commencement

D.Sc.

M.D. 1945

1926

KINCKLE, Alice W.

 

M.A.

N CERT 1874

1958

KINDELBERGER, James Howard

 

LL.D.

 

1923

KING, James Upshur

 

D.Div.

TH CERT 1902

1957

1965

KING, Jr., Dr. Martin Luther

Commencement

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

Special Citation of Achievement

 

 

1988

KING, Sr., Dearine Edwin

Commencement

D.Div.

M.A. 1940
B.D. 1942

1888

KINSMAN, J. B.

 

LL.D.

 

1961

KLINEBERG, Otto

 

LL.D.

 

1969

KOONTZ, Elizabeth Duncan

 

D.E.

 

1986

KOPPEL, Edward James “Ted”

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1975

KOUNTZ, Dr. Samuel Lee

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

1975

LACHS, Manfred

 

LL.D.

 

1995

LADNER, Joyce

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1973

LAFONTANT, Dr. Jewel Stradford

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1913

1922

LAMB, Daniel Smith

 

 

LL.D.

D.Sc.

 

 

1881

LANE, Wiley

 

M.A.

PR CERT 1873
A.B. 1877
M.A. 1881

1920

1930

LANEY, Lucy C.

 

 

M.A.

M.A.

 

 

1874

LANGSTON, John M.

 

LL.D.

 

1892

LANING, John F.

 

D.Med.

M.D. 1892

1958

LAWLESS, Theodore Kenneth

 

D.Sc.

 

1985

LAWRENCE, Jacob A.

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1930

LAWSON, Dr. Raymond Augustus

 

D.Mus.

 

1992

LEDERER, Eppie (Ann Landers)

Commencement

D.H.

 

1938

LEE, J. R. E.

 

LL.D.

 

1989


1995

2010

LEFALL, Jr., Dr. LaSalle Doheny

Opening Convocation


Commencement

Charter Day Speaker

 


D.Sc.

Special Citation of Achievement

M.D. 1952

2012

LEGEND, John

Commencement

D.H.

 

2007

LEGGETT, The Honorable Isiah

Charter Day Speaker

Special Citation of Achievement

J.D. 1967
M.A. 1974

1958

LEHMAN, The Honorable Herbert H.

 

D.H.L.

 

1890

LEIGHTON, B. F.

 

LL.D.

 

1984

LEONARD, Walter Jewell

Charter Day

LL.D.

LL.B. 1968
LL.D. 1983

1993

LEWIS, Reginald F.

Commencement

LL.D. posthumously

 

1984

LEWIS, Sir (William) Arthur

Commencement

LL.D.

 

2002


2015

LEWIS, The Honorable John R.

Opening Convocation Speaker

Opening Convocation Speaker

D.H.L.

President's Medal of Achievement

 

 

1988

LINDSAY, Gilbert William

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1982

LINDSAY, Inabel Burns

Commencement

D.H.L.

B.A. 1920

2000

LLEWELLYN, J. Bruce

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1953

LOCKE, Alain

 

D.H.L.

 

1972

LOGAN, Rayford Whittingham

Commencement

LL.D.

 

2011

LOMAX, Dr. Michael L.

Opening Convocation Speaker

D.H.L.

 

2006

LUCY, William “Bill”

Commencement

D.H.

 

1923

MACKAY, Robert

 

D.Div.

 

1980

MACKEY, Howard Hamilton

Commencement

D.H.L.

B.Arch. 1953

1987

MADISON, Robert Prince

Charter Day

D.H.

 

1957

MALIN, Patrick Murphy

 

LL.D.

 

1896

MALLORY, Reverend R. D. W.

 

D.Div.

 

1931

MALONE, Annie M. Turnbo

 

M.A.

 

1994

MANDELA, His Excellency Nelson

Special Convocation October 7

 

 

1992

MANLEY, Michael Norman

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1946

MANLEY, The Honorable Norman W.

 

LL.D.

 

1997

MARK, Reuben

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1997

MARSALIS, Wynton

Commencement

D.Mus.

 

1954

MARSHALL, Esq., Thurgood

 

LL.D.

LL.B. 1933

1979

MARTIN, The Honorable Louis Emmanuel

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

2017

MASON, Mark A. L.

Charter Day Speaker

President's Medal of Achievement

B.A.A. 1995

2007

MASSEY, Dr. Walter E.

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

2012

MATTHEWS, Christopher

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1959

MAYNOR, Dorothy

 

D.Mus.

 

1945

MAYS, Dr. Benjamin E.

 

D.Div.

 

2000

MBEKI, His Excellency Thabo Mvuyelwa

Special Convocation March 23

LL.D

 

1959

MBOYA, Tom

 

LL.D.

 

1911

McCOY, Reverend Joseph L.

 

D.Div.

 

1977

McCREE, Jr., The Honorable Wade H.

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

2008

McDONALD, The Honorable Gabrielle Kirk

Commencement

LL.D.

 

2013

McGUIRE, Esq., Patricia A.

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

2000

McKENZIE, Bishop Vashti Murphy

Opening Convocation Speaker

D.Div.

M.Div. 1985

2006

McKENZIE, Dr. Floretta Dukes

Commencement

D.H.L.

M.A. 1957

1925

MERRITT, Emma G.

 

M.A.

 

1922

MEYER, Herman H. B.

 

D.Div.

 

1985

MEYER, Stanley

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1947

MEYERS, Mrs. Agnes E.

 

D.H.L.

 

1998

2005

MFUME, The Honorable Kweisi

Charter Day Speaker

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

Special Citation of Achievement

 

 

1892

MILLER, Lawrence

 

B.D.

TH DIP 1880

1912

MILLER, Reverend George Frazier

 

D.DIV.

PR CERT 1884
A.B. 1888
MA 1893

1908

MILLER, Reverend Shelton

 

D.Div.

TH CERT 1892

1988

MINNIS, Sr., Frederick Gillam

Commencement

LL.D.

LL.B. 1950

1960

MITCHELL, Howard

 

D.Mus.

 

1979

MITCHELL, Jr., Clarence Maurice

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1986

MITCHELL, Parren James

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

 

2009

MOGAE, His Excellency Festus G.

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1908

MOORE, Reverend George W.

 

D.Div.

 

1906

MOORLAND, Reverend J. E.

 

D.Div.

TH DIP 1891

1988

MORGAN, Edward Paddock

Commencement Speaker

D.Litt.

 

2011

MORIAL, Esq., Marc H.

Commencement Speaker

D.H.L.

 

1936

MORRIS, Edward H.

 

LL.D.

 

1893

1895

MORRIS, Reverend P. F.

 

 

M.A.

D.Div.

PR CERT 1873
TH DIP 1880

1978

MORRIS, Steveland (Stevie Wonder)

Commencement

D.H.

 

1995

MORRISON, Toni

Charter Day Speaker

D.H.L.

B.A. 1953

1994

MOSLEY-BRAUN, The Honorable Carol

Opening Convocation Speaker

LL.D.

 

1966

MOTLEY, Constance Baker

 

LL.D.

 

1920

1930

MOTON, Robert Russa

 

 

LL.D.

LL.D.

 

 

2017

MURRAY, Dr. Anna Pauline "Pauli"

Commencement

LL.D.
posthumously

J.D. 1944

1945

MURRAY, The Honorable Philip

 

LL.D.

 

1962

MYRDAL, Gunnar

 

LL.D.

 

1966

NABRIT, Jr., Dr. James Madison

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

1963

NABRIT, Samuel Milton

 

D.Sc.

 

1986

NATCHER, William Huston

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1905

NAYLOR, Reverend McHenry Jeremiah

 

D.Div.

TH CERT 1892
PR CERT 1894

1956

NEHRU, Prime Minister Jawaharlal

 

LL.D.

 

1936

NELSON, Dr. William Stuart

 

LL.D.

B.A. 1920

1989

NEUHARTH, Allen Harold

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1892

NICHOLS, Reverend D. B.

 

D.Div.

M.D. 1871

1957

NKRUMAH, Prime Minister Kwame

 

LL.D.

 

2014

NOOYI, Indra K.

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1982

NORMAN, Jessye

Commencement

D.Mus.

B.Mus. 1967

1978

NORTON, Dr. Eleanor Holmes

Commencement

D.H.

 

2003

NOVELLO, Dr. Antonia C.

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

1977

NYERERE, His Excellency Mwalimu Julius K.

Special Convocation August 5

D.H.L.

 

2004

O’NEAL, E. Stanley

Opening Convocation Speaker

D.H.L.

 

2007


2016

OBAMA, The Honorable Barack Hussein

Opening Convocation Speaker

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.


D.Sc.

 

 

1977

OBASANJO, Lt. General Olusegun

Special Convocation October 12

D.H.L.

 

2008

OLIVER, David B.

Opening Convocation

Special Citation of Achievement

B.B.A. 2004

1983

Opening Convocation and Dedication of the Undergraduate Library

1922

OXLEY, Edmund Harris

 

D.Div.

A.B. 1906
B.D. 1908

1898

OYABE, Reverend I.

 

M.A.

TH CERT 1894

1913

PAGE, Inman E.

 

LL.D.

PR CERT 1872

1940

PAIGE, Judge Myles Anderson

 

LL.D.

A.B. 1921

1928

PALMER, Dr. William Robert Anderson

 

D.Div.

PR CERT 1882
A.B. 1886
M.A. 1889

1949

PANDIT, Mme. Vijaya Lakshmi

 

LL.D.

 

1895

PARKINSON, G. R.

 

M.A.

 

1998

PARKS, Gordon

Commencement

D.H.

 

1995

PARSONS, Esq., Richard D

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

1892

PARSONS, Starr

 

D.Med.

D.D.S. 1887

2008

PATRICK, The Honorable Deval

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

 

1958

PATTERSON, Frederick Douglas

 

LL.D.

 

2005

PAYTON, Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1927

PEELLE, Stanton Judkins

 

LL.D.

 

1905

PEYTON, Reverend Randolph Vincent

 

D.Div.

TH DIP 1889

1985

PIERRE-LOUIS, Dr. Raoul

Opening Convocation

D.H.L.

 

1987

PIERRE-NOEL, Lois Mailou Jones

Commencement

D.H.

 

1913

PILLSBURY, The Honorable A. E.

 

LL.D.

 

1973

PINDLING, Lynden Oscar

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

 

1984

PINKETT, Flaxie Madison

Opening Convocation Speaker

D.H.L.

B.A. 1936

1922

PINN, James Luther

 

D.Div.

TH CERT 1902

1902

1922

PITZER, Dr. A. W.

 

 

LL.D.

D.Div.

 

 

1961

POINDEXTER, Hildrus Augustus

 

D.Sc.

 

2007

POLLIN, Irene Sue

Commencement

D.H.

 

1872

POMEROY, S.C.

 

LL.D.

 

2001

PORTER, The Honorable John Edward

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1979

POWELL, CLILAN B.

Charter Day

LL.D. posthumously

M.D. 1920

1994

POWELL, General Colin L.

Commencement Speaker

LL.D.

 

1902


1924

POWELL, Sr., Dr. A. Clayton

 

 

 

LL.D.


D.Div.

 

 

1914

PRATT, D. Butler

 

D.Div.

 

1962

PRICE, Leontyne

 

D.Mus.

 

1989

PROCOPE, Ernesta Gertrude

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1979

PROCTOR, Samuel D.

Charter Day

D.H.L.

 

1871

1914

PURVIS, Dr. Charles B.

 

 

M.A.

LL.D.

 

 

1974

QUARLES, Dr. Benjamin Arthur

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1953

RADHAKRISHRAN, S.

 

LL.D.

 

2002

RAINES, Franklin Delano

Charter Day Speaker

D.H.

 

1997

RAND, Addison Barry

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1940

RANDOLPH, Asa Phillip

 

LL.D.

 

1948

RANDOLPH, Esq. Oliver

 

LL.D.

LL.B. 1907

1988

RANGEL, The Honorable Charles Bernard

Opening Convocation Speaker

LL.D.

 

2009

RASHAD, Phylicia

Charter Day Speaker

D.H.

B.F.A. 1970

2011

REED, The Honorable M. Kasim

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

B.A. 1991
J.D. 1995

1871

REYBURN, Dr. Robert

 

M.A.

M.D. 1880

1975

RHYNE, Charles S.

 

LL.D.

 

2008

RIBEAU, President Sidney A.

Charter Day Speaker

 

 

2012

RICE, The Honorable Susan E.

Opening Convocation Speaker

LL.D.

 

1982

RICHARDSON, Elliot Lee

Commencement

LL.D.

 

2012

RICHARDSON, Esq. Julieanna L.

Commencement

D.H.

 

2006

RICHARDSON, Reverend Dr. Bernard L.

Opening Convocation Speaker

Special Citation of Achievement

B.A. 1975

1982

RICHARDSON, The Honorable Scovel

Commencement

LL.D. posthumously

LL.B. 1937

1953

RICKEY, Branch

 

LL.D.

 

2010

ROBERTS, Robin

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1945

ROBESON, Paul

 

D.Litt.

 

1981

ROBINSON, III Spottswood William

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1967

ROBINSON, James H.

 

D.H.L.

 

1957

ROBINSON, John (Jackie) Roosevelt

 

LL.D.

 

1984

ROBINSON, Max

Commencement Speaker

D.H.L.

 

1894

ROBINSON, Reverend. O. D.

 

M.A.

TH DIP 1887

2006

ROBINSON, William “Smokey”

Commencement

D.Mus.

 

1989

ROCKEFELLER, Mary Clark

Commencement

D.H.

 

1981

ROOKS, Charles Shelby

Charter Day

D.H.L.

 

1962

ROOSEVELT, Eleanor

 

D.H.L.

 

1931

ROSE, Dr. James Everett

 

D.Div.

A CERT. 1909
B.A. 1913

1964

ROWAN, Carl Thomas

 

LL.D.

 

1923

RUSSELL, Dr. Charles Edward

 

LL.D.

 

1987

SANFORD, Terry

Commencement

LL.D.

 

2005

2013

SAVAGE, Frank

Commencement

Charter Day Speaker

D.H.

Special Citation of Achievement

B.A. 1962

1911

SAYLES, Reverend Aquila

 

D.Div.

TH CERT 1901

1996

SCHNEIDER, The Honorable Roy L.

Commencement

D.Sc.

B.S 1961
M.D. 1965

1902

SCHOENFIELD, Dr.

 

LL.D.

 

1987

SCOTT, Dr. Roland Boyd

Charter Day

D.Sc.

B.S. 1931
M.D. 1934

1972

SCOTT, Sir Arleigh Winston

Commencement

LL.D.

B.A 1921
M.D. 1925

1883

SEAMEN, W.H.

 

D.Med.

 

1954

SELASSIE, His Imperial Majesty Haile

 

LL.D.

 

1967

SENGHOR, Leopold Sedar

 

D.H.L.

 

1895

SETTLE, J. T.

 

M.A.

A.B. 1872
LL.B. 1875

1902

SEYMOUR, Reverend Charles R.

 

D.Div.

 

1968

SHEARER, Hugh Lawson

 

LL.D.

 

1925

SHEPPARD, Dr. James E.

 

D.Litt.

 

1913

SILSBY, Edwin C.

 

LL.D.

 

1996

SIMMONS, Dr. Ruth J.

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1881

SIMMONS, William J.

 

M.A.

A.B. 1873
M.A 1881

1997

SIMPSON, Carole

Commencement Speaker

D.H.L.

 

1882

SLADDEN, Lt. Joseph A.

 

M.A.

M.D. 1871

1999

SLATER, The Honorable Rodney E.

Charter Day Speaker

D.H.

 

2011

SLAUGHTER, Dr. John Brooks

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

1895

SMALL, Reverend C. H.

 

M.A.

 

1996

SMITH, III, Esq., Wayman F.

Commencement

LL.D.

J.D. 1965

1950

SMITH, Lillian

 

D.H.L.

A.B. 1929
M.A. 1934

1976

SMITH, Reverend Kelly Miller

Commencement

D.Div..

B.D. 1946

1913

SMITH, William L.

 

D. Pharm.

 

1904

SMYTHE, John Henry

 

M.A.

LL.B. 1871

1985

SNOWDEN, Jr., Frank M.

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1960

SOMERVILLE, Wendell Clay

 

LL.D.

 

1998

SONN, The Honorable Franklin Abraham

Opening Convocation Speaker

D.H.

 

2010

SOTOMAYOR, The Honorable Sonia

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1976

SPAULDING, Dr. Asa T.

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1941

SPINGARN, Dr. Arthur B.

 

LL.D.

 

1898

1899

STAFFORD, Father D. J.

 

 

D.Div.

LL.D.

 

 

1941

STILL, William Grant

 

D.Mus.

 

1985

STOKES, The Honorable Louis

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

B.S. 1932
M.D. 1936

1928

STOREY, Moorfield

 

LL.D.

 

1902

STRAKER, The Honorable D. A.

 

LL.D.

LL.B. 1871

1892

STRIEBY, Reverend M. E.

 

LL.D.

 

2008

STRINGER, C. Vivian

Commencement

D.H.

 

1888

STURMAN, Dr. E. Albert

 

LL.D.

 

1991

SULLIVAN, Dr. Louis Wade

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1982

SULLIVAN, Leon Howard

Opening Convocation Speaker

D.H.L.

 

1900

SUNDERLAND, Reverend Byron

 

LL.D.

 

2008

2001

SWYGERT, President H. Patrick

Commencement

Opening Convocation Speaker

LL.D.

 

B.A. 1965
J.D. 1968

 

1985

SYPHAX, Burke

Commencement

D.Sc.

B.S. 1932
M.D. 1936

1985

TANDON, Sirjang Lal

Commencement

LL.D.

B.S.M.E. 1962

1986

TATE, Merze

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

2015

TATUM, Dr. Beverly Daniel

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1990

TAYLOR, Ivan Earle

Commencement

D.Litt.

B.A. 1931
M.A. 1932

1987

TAYLOR, Reverend Gardner Calvin

Opening Convocation Speaker

D.H.L.

 

1891

TEMPLE, Reverend Richard

 

LL.D.

 

1948

TERRELL, Mrs. Mary Church

 

D.H.L.

 

1979

TERRELL, Richard Lee

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1900

TERRELL, Robert N.

 

M.A.

 

1969

THOMAS, Julius Albert

 

D.H.L.

A.B. 1918

1898

THOMPSON, Reverend Mark

 

M.A.

PR CERT 1885
A.B. 1889

1975

THOMPSON, William Sylvester

 

LL.D.

B.S. 1934

1955

THURMAN, Dr. Howard

 

D.Div.

 

1976

TOLBERT, Jr., William Richard

 

LL.D.

 

2017

TRAYLOR, Dr. Eleanor W.

Commencement

D.Litt.

 

1893

TRISSELL, Reverend H. B.

 

D.Div.

 

1954

TUBMAN, William V.S.

 

LL.D.

 

1999

TURE, Kwame (aka Stokeley Carmichael)

Commencement

D.H.L. posthumously

B.S. 1964

1992

TURNER, Carmen Elizabeth

Commencement

D.H.L. posthumously

B.A. 1968

1995

TURNER, R.E. "Ted"

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1984

TUTU, Desmond M. D.

Special Convocation

D.H.L.

 

1924

TYLER, Dr. Edward Ernest

 

D.Div.

B.D. 1908

1986

2016

TYSON, Cicely

Commencement

Commencement

D.H.L.

D.Litt.

 

 

2008

TYSON, Dr. Neil deGrasse

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

1892

UPSHAW, Arthur

 

B.D.

 

1983

VAN DER ZEE, James

Commencement

D.H.L.

 

1926

VASSAR, Dr. George Cleveland Hall

 

D.Sc.

 

1982

VAUGHAN, Sarah Lois

Commencement

D.Mus.

 

1933

VILLARD, Oswald Garrison

 

LL.D.

 

1883

WAIT, The Honorable John J.

 

LL.D.

 

1969

WALSH, William Bertalan

 

D.S.

 

1897

WANAMAKER, The Honorable John

 

LL.D.

 

1931

WARD, Colonel Joseph Henry

 

LL.D.

 

1918

WARE, Reverend Edward T.

 

D.Div.

 

1935

WARFIELD, Sr., Dr. William A.

 

LL.D.

M.D. 1894

1897

WARING, J. H. N.

 

M.A.

PR CERT 1877
M.D. 1888

1952

WARING, J. Waites

 

LL.D.

 

1893

WARRING, E. J.

 

M.A.

LL.B. 1905

1905

WASHINGTON, Josephine Jewett

 

M.A.

 

1974

WASHINGTON, The Honorable Walter Edward

Commencement

LL.D.

LL.B. 1948

1993

WATERS, The Honorable Maxine

Opening Convocation Speaker

LL.D.

 

1877

WAYMAN, Rt. Reverend Alexander Walter

 

D.Div.

 

1962

WEAVER, George L. P.

 

LL.D.

 

1961

WEAVER, Robert Clifton

 

LL.D.

 

2001

WEILL, Sanford I.

Charter Day

D.H.

 

1968

WELCOME, Vera Freeman

 

LL.D.

 

1976

WELLS, Dr. Herman B

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1970

WESLEY, Charles H.

Commencement

D.Litt.

 

1994

WEST, Dr. Cornel

Charter Day Speaker

D.H.L.

 

1991

WHARTON, Jr., Clifton Reginald

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

 

1906

WHEATLAND, Dr. Marcus F.

 

M.A.

 

1984

WHITE, Robert Lee

Commencement

LL.D.

 

1898

WHITE, The Honorable George H.

 

M.A.

N CERT 1877

1939

WHITE, Walter C.

 

LL.D.

 

1899

1906

WHITMAN, B. L.

 

 

LL.D.

LL.D.

 

 

1882

WHITTLESEY, Reverend Eliphalet

 

D.Div.

PR CERT 1872

1987

WILDER, The Honorable Lawrence Douglas

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

J.D. 1959

2012

WILKERSON, Isabel

Commencement

D.Litt.

B.A. 1983

1965

WILKINS, Roy E.

 

LL.D.

 

1942

WILKINSON, Dr. Garnet Crummel

 

LL.D.

LL.B. 1909

1925

WILLIAMS, Daniel H.

 

D.Sc.

 

1952

WILLIAMS, Paul R.

 

D. Arch.

 

2009

WILLIAMS, Ronald A.

Commencement

D.H.

 

2002

WILLIAMS, Venus Ebony Starr

Commencement

Special Citation of Achievement

 

2004

WILSON, August

Commencement

D.H.

 

2007

WINFREY, Oprah

Commencement Speaker

D.H.

 

1897

1908

WISEMAN, Reverend Daniel E.

 

 

M.A.

D.Div.

TH DIP 1884

1992

WOFFORD, The Honorable. Harris

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

LL.B. 1954

1912

WOOD, Reverend Scott

 

D.Div.

PR CERT 1879
A.B. 1883
LL.B. 1886

1989

WOODS, Dr. Geraldine Pittman

Commencement

D.H.

B.S. 1942

1947

WOODSON, Dr. Carter Godwin

 

LL.D.

 

1943

WORK, Monroe N.

 

D.Litt.

 

1977

WRIGHT, Dr. Stephen J.

Commencement

D.H.L.

M.A. 1939

1913

WRIGHT, Herbert H.

 

LL.D.

 

1964

WRIGHT, James Skelly

 

LL.D.

 

1991

YANCEY, Sr., Dr. Asa Greenwood

Commencement

D.Sc.

 

1928

YERGAN, Dr. Max

 

M.A.

 

1977

YOUNG, Dr. M. Wharton

Commencement

D.H.L.

B.A. 1926
M.D. 1930

1977

YOUNG, Jr., The Honorable Andrew Jackson

Charter Day Speaker

LL.D.

B.S. 1951

1977

ZAHEDI, His Excellency Ardeshir

Commencement

D.H.

 

Legacy Terms
B.D.-Bachelor of Divinity
LL.B.-Bachelor of Laws
N CERT-Normal School Certificate
PR CERT-Preparatory Department Certificate
TH CERT-Theology Certificate
TH DIP-Theology Diploma

Current Terms
D.Arch.-Doctor of Architecture
D.Div.-Doctor of Divinity
D.H.-Doctor of Humanities
D.H.L.-Doctor of Humane Letters
D.Litt.-Doctor of Letters
D.Mus.-Doctor of Music
D.Sc.-Doctor of Science
LL.D.-Doctor of Laws