The following individuals have been awarded honorary degrees from Lawrence University. Abbreviations used below include: D.B.A., Doctor of Business Administration; D.C.L., Doctor of Civil Law; D.D., Doctor of Divinity; D.Eng., Doctor of Engineering; D.F.A., Doctor of Fine Arts; D.Ped., Doctor of Pedagogy; D.Phil., Doctor of Philosophy; D.Sc., Doctor of Science; L.H.D., Doctor of Humane Letters; Litt.D., Doctor of Letters; LL.D., Doctor of Laws; M.A., Master of Arts; M.S., Master of Science; Mus.D., Doctor of Music; S.T.D., Doctor of Sacred Theology

+ Before 1860

1858 - The Rev. Phillip Loque, M.A.; The Rev. John Nolan, M.A.

1859 - The Rev. Nelson E. Cobleigh, D.D.; Julius F. Kellogg, M.A. [Former faculty]; Dymon Y. Kilgore, M.A.

+ 1860–1879

1864 - The Hon. James T. Lewis, LL.D. [Trustee]; The Rev. Wesson G. Miller, D.D.

1865 - The Rev. M. Bennett, D.D.; Prof. Ezra S. Carr, LL.D.

1866 - The Rev. O. J. Cowles, M.A.; The Rev. Thomas Jones, D.D.; The Rev. D. H. Muller, M.A.

1867 - The Rev. Jabez Brooks, D.D.; John W. Sterling, LL.D.

1868 - The Rev. Loren L. Knox, D.D. [Former faculty]; The Rev. P. B. Pease, M.A. [Trustee]; Francis A. Robinson, D.Phil.

1869 - Andrew J. Craig, M.A.; The Rev. William Roberts Davis, D.D.

1870 - William Davis, D.D.; The Rev. H. Eddy, D.D.; The Rev. G. C. Haddock, M.A.; The Rev. Charles C. Youmans, M.A.

1871 - W. H. Cook, M.A.

1872 - J. B. Bachman, M.A.; The Rev. Samuel Fallows, D.D.; B. W. McClain, D.Phil.; C. D. Pillsbury, M.A.; H. C. Tilton, M.A.

1874 - The Rev. J. O. Peck, D.D.; George Ripley, LL.D.

1876 - Alexander L. Brice, D.D.; Louise M. Hodgkins, M.A.

1877 - William H. DeMott, LL.D.; John E. Earle, D.Phil.; The Rev. G. S. Hubbs, D.D.

1878 - Daniel Bonbright, LL.D.; The Rev. E. H. Merrill, D.D.; The Rev. L. N. Wheeler, M.A. [Trustee]

1879 - The Rev. Henry Colman, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1857, trustee]; Harry Hudson Nicholson, M.A.; The Rev. G. M. Steele, LL.D. [President, Lawrence University, 1865-1879]

+ 1880–1899

1880 - The Rev. J. L. Hewitt, M.A.; The Rev. William Page Stowe, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1858]

1881 - Chester W. Church, M.A.; The Rev. J. E. Irish, D.D.; Helen F. Smith, M.A.; The Rev. L. N. Wheeler, D.D.

1883 - W. F. Yocum, D.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1860]

1885 - The Rev. A. Gillett, D.D.

1886 - Sally G. Bagwell, M.A.; Olin A. Curtis, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1877]

1889 - The Rev. R. W. Bosworth, D.D.; Herman Hoffman, D.D.; Bradford Paul Raymond, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1870; President, Lawrence University, 1883-1889]; Eugene G. Updyke, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1875]

1890 - Ephraim L. Eaton, S.T.D.; Isaac I. Leavitt, S.T.D.

1892 - The Rev. C. M. Heard, D.D.; John Hicks, LL.D. [Attended Lawrence University 1865-67, trustee]; The Rev. Burt E. Wheeler, D.D.

1893 - James Clark Foye, LL.D.; Martha Anne Wythe, M.A.

1894 - James Ross Kaye, D.Phil.

1895 - The Rev. Michael Benson, D.D.; The Rev. Henry Potter Haylett, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1876]; The Rev. John P. D. John, LL.D.; The Rev. William J. McKay, D.D.; The Rev. George H. Trever, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1881]

1896 - The Rev. George W. Case, D.D. [Trustee]; Prof. Duncan McGregor, Litt.D.; The Hon. William H. Mylrea, M.A. [Trustee]; Claudius B. Spencer, D.D.; J. J. Thompson, M.A. [Lawrence University Class of 1859]

1897 - The Rev. John Scott Davis, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1877]; The Rev. Henry Faville, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1871]; The Rev. John Faville, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1871]; The Rt. Rev. William Lawrence, D.D. [Son of Amos Lawrence]; The Rev. Samuel W. Trousdale, D.D.

1898 - The Rev. John F. Berry, D.D.; Royal S. Copeland, M.A.; Margaret Jane Evans, Litt.D.; Francis W. Parker, LL.D.

1899 - The Rev. J. E. Farmer, D.D.

+ 1900–1919

1900 - The Rev. Ira H. LeFetra, D.D.; The Rev. Fred C. Pillsbury, D.D. [Trustee]

1901 - The Rev. A. B. Storms, D.D.

1902 - The Rev. George E. Fellows, L.H.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1879]; The Rev. Ray C. Harker, D.D.; The Rev. Enoch Perry, D.D.

1903 - George Butters, D.D.; The Rev. J. S. Lean, D.D.; The Rev. F. W. Wright, D.D.

1904 - Guido Bossard, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1882]; Judge R. D. Marshall, LL.D.

1905 - Olin A. Curtis, LL.D.; The Rev. Arthur W. Stalker, D.D.; The Rev. J. H. Tippet, D.D. [Trustee]

1906 - The Rev. William Russell Collins, D.D.; Albert Rollo Dyer, Litt.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1859]; Arthur W. Hansen, M.S.; Charles Oliver Merica, LL.D. [Former faculty]; The Rev. George A. Phinney, D.D.; Far Tsau Sing, M.S.

1907 - Edith Smith Davis, Litt.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1879]

1908 - The Rev. Camden M. Cobern, Litt.D.; Bishop William A. Quayle, LL.D.; Eben E. Rexford, Litt.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1876]

1909 - Mary Meade Rogers, M.A.

1910 - The Rt. Rev. William Lawrence, LL.D.; Frederick W. Long, D.D.

1911 - The Rev. Archey D. Ball, D.D.

1912 - The Rev. Silas Evans, LL.D.; Bishop Theodore S. Henderson, LL.D.; The Rev. Robert S. Ingraham, D.D. [Trustee]; Chief Justice John Bradley Winslow, D.D.

1913 - The Rev. Edwin Church Dixon, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1888]; Emanuel Gerechter, D.D. [Former faculty]

1915 - George Evans, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1893]

1916 - Bishop Charles Bayard Mitchell, LL.D.

1917 - The Rev. E. D. Kohlstedt, D.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1911]; Prof. Delbert Giles Lean, L.H.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1901]; The Rev. William M. Moore, D.D.

1918 - The Rev. James W. Irish, D.D.

1919 - The Rev. Edward William Blakeman, D.D.; The Rev. Richard Evans, D.D.; Capt. S. J. Hutchinson, LL.D.; Lt. Robert Renard, LL.D.

+ 1920–1939

1920 - The Rev. Frederick William Harris, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1902]; The Rev. William Bell Millar, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1889]; The Rev. John Saunders Ladd Thomas, D.D.

1921 - The Rev. Henry Guy Goodsell, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1905]; Frederick Cook Morehouse, Litt.D.; The Rev. Frank L. Roberts, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1907]

1922 - Dr. James Rae Arneill, LL.D.; Elsie Storrs Dow, Litt.D.; The Rev. Frederick Carl Eiselen, LL.D.; Rupert Percy Hutton, L.H.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1903]; The Rev. Wilbur F. Tomlinson, D.D.; The Rev. Thomas Daniel Williams, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1889]

1923 - The Rev. George Francis Barber, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1901]; The Rev. Levi Brenner, D.D.; The Rev. Harland Chester Logan, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1899]; George Fullmer Reynolds, Litt.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1898]

1924 - Samuel Chadwick, D.D.

1926 - Lucia Russell Briggs, LL.D. [President of Milwaukee-Downer College]; Frank Wilbur Houghton, M.A. [Lawrence University Class of 1876, trustee]; Mary Julia Black Houghton, M.A. [Lawrence University Class of 1876]; Albert Cornelius Knudson, LL.D.

1927 - Rollo Walter Brown, Litt.D.; Edgar George Doudna, M.A.; Guy Stanton Ford, LL.D.; The Rev. William Preston Leek, D.D.; Walter Wallace MacLaren, LL.D.; Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Mus.D.

1928 - Samuel McCrea Cavert, D.D.; Norman Egbert Richardson, Litt.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1902]; Reinhardt Thiessen, D.Sc. [Lawrence University Class of 1895]; Minna Isabel Rogers Winslow, M.A. [Lawrence University Class of 1878]

1929 - Samuel Alfred Barrett, D.Sc.; Glen Buck, D.B.A. [Lawrence University Class of 1897]; Bertha Evelyn Jaques, D.F.A.; The Rev. William Appleton Lawrence, D.D.; Fred Wesley Sargent, LL.D.; The Rev. Harry Carl Slater, D.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1907]

1930 - William George Chanter, D.D.; Hugh John Hughes, M.A. [Lawrence University Class of 1898]; Walter Kasten, LL.D. [Trustee]; Charles Kenneth Leith, D.Sc.; Lois Kimball Matthews Rosenberry, Litt.D. [Trustee]; Francis Allen Wheeler, Mus.D.

1931 - The Rev. Douglas Horton, D.D.; Dard Hunter, Litt.D.; Julius Klein, LL.D.; David Harrison Stevens, LL.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1906, trustee]; Frederic Allen Whiting, D.F.A.

1932 - Francis Scott Bradford, D.F.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1920]; Ross Aiken Gortner, D.Sc.; David Hunter Miller, D.C.L.; Walter Cecil Owen, LL.D.; Frederic Logan Paxson, Litt.D.

1933 - Kenneth John Conant, Litt.D.; Earnest A. Hooton, D.Sc. [Lawrence University Class of 1907]; William Setchel Learned, LL.D.; Charles Riborg Mann, LL.D.

1934 - Sewell Lee Avery, LL.D.; The Rev. Charles Luling Barnes, D.D.; Warren Delano Robbins, LL.D.

1935 - Tucker Brooke, Litt.D.; Dorothy C. Enderis, M.A.; Alfred Norton Goldsmith, D.Sc.; Carl Hastings Milam, LL.D.; Lloyd Morey, LL.D.

1936 - Albert Britt, LL.D.; Howard Thompson Lewis, LL.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1926]; Jonas Lie, D.F.A.; Ben Dekalbe Wood, LL.D.

1937 - Anton Julius Carlson, LL.D.; The Rev. Frederic Cunningham Lawrence, D.D.; Frank William Lovejoy, D.Sc.; Charles Henry Worcester, D.F.A. [Trustee]

1938 - Harold Bauer, Mus.D.; The Rev. John Baker Hanna, D.D.; Leonarde Keeler, LL.D.; Carrie Emily Morgan, M.A.; Grant Wood, D.F.A.

1939 - Carleton Brown, Litt.D.; Noble Cain, Mus.D. [Renounces degree February 15, 1948]; L. Philip Denoyer, M.A.; Harry Alvin Millis, LL.D.; The Rev. Alphonse M. Schwitalla, D.Sc.; The Rev. Frederick James Turner, D.D.

+ 1940–1959

1940 - Charles Ward Boyce, LL.D.; George Harrison Shull, D.Sc.

1941 - Alvan E. Duerr, LL.D.; Dr. Cornelius Allen Harper, D.Sc.; Jacob Viner, LL.D.

1942 - Lloyd Kirkham Garrison, LL.D.; Donald William Kerst, D.Sc.; Bruce Simonds, Mus.D.; Margaret Webster, Litt.D.

1943 - George Kenney Bowden, D.C.L.; Mark Hoyt Ingraham, LL.D.; Clark George Kuebler, LL.D.; The Rev. Clarence Seidenspinner, D.D.; Col. Francis Trow Spaulding, LL.D.; Eugene Luther Vidal, D.Sc.

1944 - Robert Casadesus, Mus.D.; Carey Croneis, LL.D.; Walter Geist, LL.D.; The Rev. Fred J. Jordan, D.D.; Clifford Burrough Purves, D.Sc.; Gerrit T. Vander Lugt, LL.D.; Henry Merritt Wriston, LL.D. [President, Lawrence College, 1926-1937]

1945 - Edwin Broun Fred, LL.D.; Stanley Pargellis, LL.D.; Dr. James Spofford Reeve, LL.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1885]; Angus B. Rothwell, M.A.; Clifton Maxwell Utley, LL.D.

1946 - Carl Frederick Wittke, LL.D.

1947 - Frances Dorothy Bethurum, Litt.D. [Former faculty]; Victor Lloyd Butterfield, LL.D.; Gordon Rufus Clapp, LL.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1927, trustee]; Donald John Cowling, L.H.D.; Walter Edwin Havighurst, Litt.D.; Frances Dorothy Bethurum Loomis, Litt.D.; Lucille Meusel, D.Mus. [Lawrence College Class of 1924]; Harry Steenbock, D.Sc.; Rowland L. Williams, LL.D.; Elizabeth Wilson, LL.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1890]; Lewis Addison Youtz, D.Sc.

1948 - Ray N. Ketcham, LL.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1904]; Otto Kress, D.Sc.; Paul Louis Lehmann, D.D.; Clifford Lee Lord, LL.D.

1949 - Joseph Haroutunian, D.D.; James J. Nance, LL.D.; George Earl Watson, LL.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1921, trustee]; Harry Lumm Wells, LL.D.

1950 - Daniel S. Defenbacher, D.F.A.; Percy John Ebbott, LL.D.; George Fred Keck, D.F.A.; Douglas Van Steere, D.D.

1951 - George Banta, M.A. [Lawrence University Class of 1910, trustee]; Russell Craig Flom, M.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1924, trustee]; John Holmes Hinman, LL.D.; Thomas Parry Jones, D.D.; Charles Edwin Odegaard, L.H.D.; Ruth Harwood Shattuck, M.A. [Lawrence University Class of 1906, trustee]; William Henry Smith, M.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1924]; John Howard Wilterding, M.A. [Lawrence University Class of 1923]

1952 - Cornelius Kruse, L.H.D.; Louis Quarles, LL.D. [Trustee]; Payson Sibley Wild, Jr., LL.D. [Trustee]

1953 - Alexander Calder, LL.D.; Richard Smith Davis, L.H.D.

1954 - Daniel K. Brown, LL.D.; David Clark Everest, LL.D.; G. Evelyn Hutchinson, L.H.D.; Ernst Mahler, LL.D. [Trustee]; John Schoff Millis, LL.D.; William Beverly Murphy, LL.D.; Nathan Marsh Pusey, L.H.D. [President, Lawrence College, 1944-1953]; Oleda Schrottky, M.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1915]

1955 - Paul Judson Braisted, L.H.D.; Joseph Harry Griffiths, M.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1918]; Elsie Esther Kopplin, M.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1915]; Arlie William Schorger, D.Sc.

1956 - Fritz Machlup, LL.D.; Gerard Piel, D.Sc.; Carl Ransom Rogers, L.H.D.; Westbrook Steele, LL.D.; Robert S. Stevenson, LL.D.

1957 - Hans Baron, L.H.D.; Norman Dello Joio, Mus.D.; James Cheney Kimberly, LL.D. [Trustee]; Guy Elmer McCorison, M.A. [Trustee]; Frederick Oliver Pinkham, LL.D.

1958 - George W. Bailey, D.Sc.; Rene Wellek, L.H.D.; Norman W. Wilson, LL.D.; Charlotte Wollaeger, M.A. [Former Lawrence College Dean of Women]

1959 - William E. Buchanan, M.A. [Trustee]; P. H. Glatfelter, LL.D.; Ben W. Heineman, LL.D.; Elmer H. Jennings, M.A. [Trustee]; Ernst H. Kantorowicz, L.H.D.; Caroline S. Peckham, M.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1915]; Lee C. Rasey, M.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1913]

+ 1960–1979

1960 - Albert L. Betz, M.A.; R. McAllister Lloyd, LL.D.; James R. Newman, LL.D.; Herman F. Smith, M.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1914]; Richard P. Wilbur, L.H.D.

1961 - Robert H. Hamill, D.D.; James McCormack, LL.D.; Gilbert Stork, D.Sc.; John F. White, L.H.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1941]

1962 - John W. Byrnes, LL.D.; Melville J. Herskovits, D.Sc.; Luis M. Penalver, D.Sc.; Harold H. Seaman, M.A.; Karl E. Stansbury, M.A. [Lawrence University Class of 1901]; Saul Steinberg, L.H.D.; Walter B. Wriston, LL.D.

1963 - Bernard Bloch, L.H.D.; Clifford C. Nelson, LL.D.; Robert B. Newman, D.Sc.; Howard S. Thelin, M.A.; Casper E. Youngchild, LL.D.

1964 - Maurice H. Arveson, D.Sc.; Donald S. Boynton, M.A.; Winifred C. Boynton, M.A.; Howard M. Dintzis, D.Sc.; Douglas M. Knight, L.H.D. [President, Lawrence College, 1954-1963]; Henry A. Murray, L.H.D.; Howard Nemerov, L.H.D.; Howard M. Packard, LL.D.

1965 - S. Bradley Burson, D.Sc.; The Rev. J. Ellsworth Kalas, D.D.; Donold B. Lourie, LL.D.; W. Irving Osborne, Jr., LL.D.; Miller Upton, LL.D.

1966 - The Hon. Gaylord Nelson, LL.D.; Chandler W. Rowe, D.Sc. [Former faculty]; John Stevens, M.A. [Trustee]

1967 - Bernard S. Adams, LL.D.; Robert A. Alberty, D.Sc.; Bernard Bailyn, L.H.D.; Morris C. Dobrow, LL.D.; Stanley Learned, D.Eng.

1968 - Robert Brustein, Litt.D.; Glenn Leggett, L.H.D.; Walter A. Netsch, D.F.A.; Blair Stewart, LL.D.

1969 - Charlotte Russell Partridge, D.F.A.; James P. Shannon, D.C.L.; Theodore R. Sizer, D.Ped.

1970 - Margaret Blakney Bradley, D.F.A.; Alice Miller Chester, L.H.D. [Trustee]

1971 - Carl Kaysen, LL.D.; Robert Jay Lifton, D.Sc.; Al Momaday, D.F.A.; N. Scott Momaday, Litt.D.

1972 - Paul C. Baldwin, D.Sc.; Donald Dawson, L.H.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1950]; Colleen Dewhurst, D.F.A. [Milwaukee-Downer Class of 1946]; Paul Joseph Jackson, D.F.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1949]; Thomas Paul Jenkin, LL.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1937]; Shigeto Tsuru, LL.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1935]

1973 - Herbert Spiegelberg, L.H.D. [Former faculty]; Charles Treger, D.F.A.

1974 - Catherine B. Cleary, LL.D. [Trustee]; Hanna Holborn Gray, L.H.D.; Eric Norman Stokes, D.F.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1952]; Curtis William Tarr, LL.D. [President, Lawrence University, 1963-1969]

1975 - Michael Peter Hammond, L.H.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1954]; William Harrison Riker, L.H.D. [Former faculty]; Helvi Sipila, LL.D.; John G. Strange, D.Sc. [Lawrence College Class of 1932, trustee]

1976 - Maya Angelou, Litt.D.; George Banta III, M.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1945, trustee]; David L. Luke III, LL.D.; Dr. Howard M. Temin, D.Sc.

1977 - William H. McNeill, L.H.D.; William P. Raney, D.Sc.; Barbara Wriston, Litt.D.

1978 - William E. Buchanan, LL.D. [Trustee]; Joan Didion, Litt.D.; Ping-ti Ho, L.H.D.; John R. Kimberly, LL.D. [Trustee]

1979 - Raymond H. Herzog, LL.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1938]; William R. Kellett, LL.D.; Jean Marie Kraft, D.F.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1948]; His Excellency Nani Ardeshar Palkhivala, LL.D.; Edward Osborne Wilson, D.Sc.

+ 1980–1999

1980 - Robert MacNeil, LL.D.; Thomas Stevenson Smith, LL.D. [President, Lawrence University, 1970-1980]; Michael Walzer, LL.D.; Richard D. Westenburg, D.F.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1954, trustee]

1981 - John P. Frank, LL.D.; Ursula Kroeber Le Guin, Litt.D.; Eleanor Holmes Norton, LL.D.; Joan Argetsinger Steitz, D.Sc.; Thomas Arthur Steitz, D.Sc. [Lawrence College Class of 1962]

1982 - Martha Henry, D.F.A.; Francis Hugh Ruddle, D.Sc.

1983 - Warren Beck, Litt.D. [Professor Emeritus of English]; Mary Edmonds, D.Sc. [Milwaukee-Downer Class of 1943]; Andrew Knight, LL.D.; George H. Weyerhaeuser, LL.D.

1984 - Natalie Zemon Davis, L.H.D.; Nenah E. Fry, LL.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1955]; David Campbell Mulford, LL.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1959, trustee]

1985 - Ethel M. Barber, D.F.A. [Milwaukee-Downer Class of 1934]; Donald Ervin Knuth, D.Sc.; Michael C. J. Putnam, LL.D.

1986 - Edwin Richard Bayley, LL.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1940]; John Wilson Lewis, LL.D.; Harry A. Posner, Jr., D.Sc.; Gus A. Zuehlke, LL.D.

1987 - Dimitri Hadzi, D.F.A.; Sheila Evans Widnall, D.Sc.

1988 - Joseph Charles Kennedy, L.H.D.; Thomas Dominic Nicholson, D.Sc.

1989 - Dale Eldred, D.F.A.; Omar Shakespeare Pound, L.H.D.

1990 - Václav Havel, LL.D.; Maynard Mack, L.H.D.; Patricia K. Ritter, LL.D.; Janos Starker, D.F.A.

1991 - David S. Broder, LL.D.; Eugene M. Lang, LL.D.; Robert C. Marcellus, D.F.A.

1992 - George F. Keane, LL.D.; Anne Hazard Richardson, LL.D.; Janet Dempsey Steiger, LL.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1961]

1993 - James P. Comer, LL.D.; Ardis Krainik, D.F.A.; Takakazu Kuriyama, LL.D. [Attended Lawrence 1954-55, Scarff Professor 2000]

1994 - Jacqueline K. Barton, D.Sc.; Dale L. Duesing, D.F.A. 1994 [Lawrence University Class of 1967]

1995 - Gwendolyn Brooks, Litt.D.; Richard W. Dodson, D.Sc.; Miriam Schapiro, D.F.A.

1996 - The Rev. William Sloane Coffin, Jr., L.H.D. [Scarff Professor 1995-96]; David Halberstam, Litt.D.; Lynn Martin, LL.D.; Robert A. Seiple, LL.D.

1997 - Douglas J. Bennet, Jr., LL.D.; Charles Breunig, L.H.D. [Professor Emeritus of History]; Henry Louis Gates Jr., L.H.D. [Trustee]; H. Nicholas Muller III, L.H.D.; Sister Joel Reed, L.H.D.

1998 - The Hon. Shirley S. Abrahamson, LL.D.; Simon Estes, D.F.A.; Richard Holbrooke, LL.D.; Henry M. R. E. Mayr-Harting, L.H.D.

1999 - James H. Billington, L.H.D.; Heinz Fricke, D.F.A.; Alfred W. Lerdahl, D.F.A. [Lawrence University Class of 1965]; Joyce Carol Oates, Litt.D.; Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, Litt.D.

+ 2000–2020

2000 - Isabel Allende, Litt.D.; Shirley Emmons, D.F.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1944]; Lorrie Moore, Litt.D.

2001 - Theodore L. Steck, D.Sc. [Lawrence College Class of 1960]; Lech Walesa, LL.D.; His Grace Bishop Kallistos Ware, L.H.D.; William Junius Wilson, L.H.D.

2002 - Chen Yi, D.F.A.; Edward Hirsch, L.H.D.; Roy Lukes, D.Sc.

2003 - Oscar C. Boldt, LL.D.; Patricia Hamar Boldt, LL.D. [Lawrence College Class of 1948]; Bruce H. Iglauer, D.Mus. [Lawrence University Class of 1969]; Edmund S. Morgan, L.H.D.

2004 - John S. Carroll, LL.D.; William J. Cronon, L.H.D.; Jonathan F. Fanton, LL.D.; Stanley Fish, L.H.D.; Samantha Power, L.H.D

2005 - John C. Harmon II, D.F.A. [Lawrence College Class of 1957]; Herbert V. Kohler, Jr., LL.D. [Trustee]; Richard Warch, L.H.D. [President of Lawrence University, 1979-2004]

2006 - Richard Franke, L.H.D.; Catherine Tatge, D.F.A. [Lawrence University Class of 1972]

2007 - Louis Butler, L.H.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1973]; Margaret Carroll Ed. D. [Lawrence University Class of 1961]

2008 - Barbara Lawton, LL.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1987]; Alanna Heiss, L.H.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1966]

2009 - Bob Herbert, L.H.D.; Virginia Purdy, L.H.D.

2010 - Abigail Disney, L.H.D.

2011 - Russ Feingold, L.H.D.

2012 - Anton Valukas, LL.D. [Lawrence University Class of 1965]

2013 - Martha Nussbaum, L.H.D.

2014 - Charles Gibson, L.H.D.

2015 - John R. Lewis, L.H.D.; James Zwerg, L.H.D.

 

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