Key

  • LHD - Doctor of Humane Letters
  • LLD - Doctor of Laws
  • DD - Doctor of Divinity
  • Ed. D. - Doctor of Education
  • DSc - Doctor of Science
Honorary Degree Recipients 2016

Commencement 2016

From left: Nancy Nordberg Glaeser, Provost Lauren Bowen, Carl Glaeser.

2016

  • Glaeser, Carl D. '77, LHD (Commencement)
  • Glaeser, Nancy, N. '76, LHD (Commencement)
  • Sparks, Jack L. (Event)
  • Sparks, Carolyn A. (Event)
  • Switzer, Jo Young, LHD (Lecture)

2015

  • Figura, Raymond, LHD (Commencement)
  • Lakso, James J., LHD (Commencement)
  • Schwemmlein, Christoph '84, LHD (Commencement)

2014

  • Kuriyan, John '81, LHD (Commencement)

2013

  • Kepple, Thomas R., LHD (Commencement)
  • Lifton, Robert J., LHD (Lecture)

2012

  • Gibbel, Henry H. '57, LHD
  • Madara, James L. '71, LHD
  • Mclay, James K., LHD
  • Statton, Timothy D. '72, LHD

2011

  • Baugher, Beulah K., LHD
  • Blechschmidt, George F. '54, LHD
  • Goodman, David K. Jr. '74, LHD (Commencement)
  • Wolf, Maryanne, LHD (Commencement)

2010

  • Michel, Harriet R. '65, LHD (Commencement)
  • Long, Theodore E., LHD
  • Morgan, Stephen C., LHD
  • Stone, Phillip C., LHD

2009

  • Marzio, Peter C. '65, LHD (Commencement)
  • von Liebig, Suzanne, LHD

2008

  • Klag, Michael J., LHD
  • Sill, Eileen G., LHD (Commencement)
  • Johnston, John Bennett, LHD (Lecture Series - Oct. 15, 2008)

2007

  •  Kinnell, Galway, LHD (Lecture Series - Sep. 20, 2007)
  • Mitchell, Donald J., LHD (Commencement)
  • Walker, Amb. Edward S. Jr., LHD (Commencement)
  • Wertz, Ronald W., LHD (Commencement)

2006

  • Horn, Philip, LHD (Commencement)
  • Halbritter, Barry J., LHD (Commencement)

2005

  • King, Yolanda, LHD (Commencement)
  • Cherry, Elizabeth Ellis, LHD (Commencement)
  • Kunert, Günter, LHD (Germany - May 23, 2005)

2004

  • Kempowski, Walter, LHD (Germany Apr. 2004)
  • Churchill, John (Speaker)
  • Lewis, John, LHD (Will Judy Lecture - Oct. 3, 2004)

2003

  • Durnbaugh, Donald F., LHD (Commencement)
  • Ikenberry, Stanley O., LHD (Commencement)
  • Nair, N. Unnikrishnan, LHD (Commencement)
  • Robinson, Mary, LHD (Will Judy Lecture - Sep. 23, 2003)
  • Liu, Dimon, LHD (Speaker Series - Oct. 22, 2003)

2002

  • Dale, John A., LHD
  • Lepoutre, Gerard F., LHD
  • Stottlemyer, Quayton R., LHD

2001

  • Davis, Bruce, LHD (Commencement)
  • Doyle, Esther, LHD (Commencement)
  • Heckler, Elma Stein, LHD (May Day Breakfast)
  • Kaylor, Earl C. Jr., LHD (Commencement)
  • Metz, Samuel F., LHD (Commencement)

2000

  • Nordenfelt, Johan, LHD

1999

  • Phillips, William D., DSc
  • von Liebig, William J., DSc

1998

  • Malloy, Edwin A., LHD
  • Moyer, Donald D., LHD

1997

  • Blanck, Ronald R. Lt. General, LHD
  • Sunderland, Klare S., LLD

1996

  • Winter, Paul, LHD
  • Phornprapha, Chumpol, Ed.D.

1995

  • Moore, Margaret A., LLD

1994

  • Splete, Allen P., LHD

1993

  • Davinic, Prvoslav, LHD
  • Hayes, Samuel E. Jr., LLD

1992

  • Potok, Chaim, LHD

1991

  • Yevtushenko, Yevgeny, LHD

1990

  • Hesselbein, Frances, LLD
  • Ellis, David W., LHD

1989

  • Baker, Elizabeth Evans, LHD (at Karen Sandler's Convocation/Inauguration as V.P. for Academic Affairs)
  • Lin, Maya, LHD
  • Ellis, Charles C., (no degree, citation only; see 1981)

1988

  • Hatfield, Mark O., LHD

1987

  • Boyer, Ernest (Dr.), LHD
  • Brouwer, Arie R., DD

1986

  • Meyers, Wayne M. (Dr.) '47, DSc

1985

  • Jordan, Bryce, LLD
  • Burkholder, W. Clay '33, LLD

1984

  • Oller, Jack E. Litt. D. '23
  • Zigler, M. Robert, LHD

1983

  • Detwiler, Dale William, LLD
  • Knox, Charles Robert, LLD
  • Pearson, Paul Guy, LLD

1982

  • Embree, Ainslie Thomas, LLD
  • Rosenberger, Wellington Clemens, DD

1981

  • Ellis, Charles Calver, LLD
  • Good, Joseph Robert, LLD
  • West, Jessamyn, D. Lit.

1980

  • Eddy, Edward Danforth Jr., LHD
  • Elits, Herman Frederick, LHD

1979

  • Sarni, Vincent A., LLD

1978

  • Henry, Curran Jewett, LLD
  • Neff, Robert Wilbur, DD
  • Myerson, Martin, LLD

1976

  • Ellis, Elizabeth Wertz, LHD
  • Groff, Warren Frederick, DD
  • Helman, Alred Blair, LLD
  • Rhoads, James Berton, LHD
  • Swigart, John W., LLD

1975

  • Brumbaugh, Harold B., LHD
  • McPherson, Mary Patterson, LLD

1974

  • Brumbaugh, G. Edwin, LHD
  • Hassler, William W., LLD

1973

  • Oswald, John Wieland, LHD

1972

  • Cordier, Andrew Wellington, LHD
  • Fegan, William Samuel, LLD
  • Rosenberger, Lester Markley, LLD

1971

  • Day, Raymond Richard, LLD
  • Gray, Jesse Glenn, LLD
  • Rossell, Glenora Edward, LLD

1970

  • Miles, Leland W., LLD

1969

  • Baker, Robert C., LLD
  • Beachley, Donovan R., LLD
  • Kennedy, Edwin L., LHD
  • Larson, Roy E., LLD
  • Rabinowitz, Aaron, LLD

1967

  • Dean, Vera Micheles, LLD
  • Rung, Albert Mattern, MA

1967 Founders Day

  • Luke, David L. III, LLD

1966 Dedication of Brumbaugh Science Center

  • Bronk, Detlev W., LLD
  • Hahn, Erwin L., DSc
  • Hamer, Walter J., DSc
  • Hill, Julian W., LLD
  • Myers, Jack E., DSc

1966

  • Allen, Ivan Jr., LLD

1965

  • Malott, Deane Waldo, LLD
  • Rowe, Earl Nelson, DD
  • Woodworth, Laurence Neal, LLD

1964

  • Beeghly, Charles Milton, LLD
  • Stauffer, John Nissley, LLD

1961

  • Kline, Joseph Virtue, LLD
  • Lloyd, Robert McAllister, LLD
  • Whittaker, Charles Elwin, LLD

1960

  • Brown, Kenneth Irving, LLD

1959

  • Nyquist, Ewald Berger, LLD

1958 Founders Day (Apr. 17, 1958)

  • Reinhart, Frank Walter, ScD

1958

  • Long, W. Newton, DD
  • MacCarrol, Joseph, DD

1957

  • Boeschenstein, Harold, LLD
  • Jordan, Harvey Bryant, LLD

1955

  • Croyle, Robert Raymond, DD
  • Ellis, John Dwight, DD
  • Garner, Thomas Donald, DD
  • Harshbarger, Luther Henry, DD
  • Hopkins, Thomas James, DD

1952

  • Steese, Charles M., LHD
  • Wyland, Mary Jane, LLD

1951 Founders Day

  • Berry, John, LLD
  • Montgomery, John B., ScD
  • Morse, Kenneth I., Litt. D.
  • Smith, Harold T., DD

1949

  • Brumbaugh, Norman J., ScD
  • Robinson, Paul M., DD

1948 September Convocation

  • Kulp, H. Stover, DD

1948

  • Herring, Herbert James, LLD
  • Hottel, Althea Kratz, LLD

1946

  • Detwiler, Edgar M., DD
  • Statler, Foster B., DD

1943

  • Baker, John Calhoun, LLD
  • Livengood, William Samuel Jr., LLD
  • Schwalm, Vernon Franklin, LLD
  • Tolley, William Pearson, LLD

1941

  • Donham, Wallace Brett, LLD

1940

  • Metzger, Irvin D., DSc
  • Mohler, Henry K., DSc

1938

  • Brougher, Mahlon J., DD
  • Kephart, John William, LLD
  • Murphy, Ross Dale, DD

1937

  • Bailey, Thomas F., LLD
  • Slep, Daniel N., LLD

1936

  • Cabot, Philip, LLD

1935

  • Swigart, William Joseph, DD
  • Wagstaff, Blanche Shoemaker, MA
  • Walk, George Everett, LLD

1934

  • Broome, Edwin Cornelius, LLD
  • Graham, Ben George, LLD
  • Haas, Francis Buchman, LLD
  • Waller, David Jewett, LLD

1932 Founders Day (Apr. 15, 1932)

  • Rule, James Noble, Litt. D.

1931 Commencement

  • Green, Francis Harvey, LLD
  • Taylor, Joseph Deems, Litt. D.

1931 (Inauguration of Dr. C.C. Ellis - Oct. 23, 1920)

  • Brumbaugh, I Harvey, LHD
  • Graves, Frank Pierrepont, LLD

1930

  • Fletcher, Henry P., LLD

1929

  • Edmonds, Franklin Spencer, LLD
  • Woodin, William Hartman, LLD

1928

  • Fisher, John Stuchell, LLD
  • Stites, Fletcher, LLD
  • Wirt, George Herman, MS

1927

  • Roberts, Owen Josephus, LLD

1926 (50th Anniversary Celebration - Apr. 17, 1926)

  • Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus, Litt. D.
  • Daniels, Josephus, LLD
  • Heinz, Howard, LLD
  • Johnson, Albert Williams, LLD
  • Schwab, Charles M., LLD
  • von Moschzisker, Robert, LLD
  • Wieand, Albert Cassel, DD

1925 Commencement

  • Ainey, William D.B., LLD
  • Barton, Bruce, Litt. D.
  • Illick, Joseph S., MS
  • White, Holman, LLD

1925 (M.G. Brumbaugh Inauguration - Jan. 29, 1925)

  • Bowman, Paul Haynes, DD
  • Collins, Emerson, LLD
  • Ellis, Charles Calvert, DD
  • Henderson, George, LLD
  • Miller, Jacob J., LLD
  • Penniman, Josiah Harmar, LLD
  • Stackpole, Edward James, LLD

1924

  • Darlington, Thomas, Litt. D.
  • Emmert, Jesse Benedict, DD
  • Grier, Alvin Ruckman, MA

1922

  • Miller, Samuel Haas, LLD

1921

  • Langdon, Chester J. (Honorary Alumnus)

1920

  • Speer, Robert Elliot, Litt. D.

1919

  • Cummings, J. Howell, LLD
  • Kolb, Louis J., LLD
  • Orlady, George Boal, LLD
  • Sims, William S., LLD

1918

  • Gibbel, John, LLD

1917

  • Bogle, Sara Comly Norris, MA
  • Moherman, Tully S., DD
  • Shoemaker, Henry Wharton, Litt. D.

1911

  • Baker, Frank Kline, DD
  • Blough, Jacob M., DD
  • Holsopple, Frank F., MA
  • Johnson, Carmon C., MA
  • Kurtz, Daniel Webster, DD

1905

  • Haines, Amos H., DD
  • Myers, Timothy Tobias, DD

1904

  • Dell, James Geary, ME

1898

  • Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus, MS