Honorary Degrees

 

 

1986-87 

D.D. - William F. Appleby 

LL.D. - Robert N. Fortenberry 

D.Letters - Ellen Gilchrist 

LL.D. - Richard F. Rosser 

 

1985-86 

LL.D. - Alan J. Pifer 

 

1984-85 

D. Humane Letters - Ellen Douglas 

D.D. - Garland H. Holloman 

 

1983-84 

D.S. - George L. Maddox, Jr. 

D.D. - James Maxwell Miller 

D.Letters - Mrs. E. H. Sumners 

LL.D. - Warren A. Hood.D. - Clay F. Lee 

 

1982-83 

D.Letters - Cleanth Brooks 

D.M. - Willard Palmer 

LL.D. - William Winter 

 

1981-82 

D.H.L. - Paul Baddour 

D.Commerce - Jesse Brent 

LL.D. - C. R. Ridgway 

D.S. - R.E. Williams 

 

1980-81 

D.D. - Bishop Carlton P. Minnick 

 

1979-80 

D.H.L. - Robert Ezelle 

LL.D. - John H. Bryan 

 

1978-79 

LL.D. - James Herman Hines 

D.D. - Jim Leggett Waits 

 

1976-77 

LL.D. - Ray Marshall 

D.D. - Joel Duncan McDavid 

 

1975-76 

L.H.D. - David Herbert Donald 

D.D. - Homer Ellis Finger, Jr. 

LL.D. - Otis Arnold Singletary, Jr. 

LL.D. - Louis Hugh Wilson, Jr. 

 

1973-74 

LL.D. - James Sharbrough Ferguson 

L.H.D. - Paul Ramsey 

L.H.D. - Patricia O'Brien Smylie 

D.D. - Mack Boyd Stokes 

 

1971-72 

LL.D - Edward Hunter Bacot 

LL.D - Nathaniel Sims Rogers 

 

1970-71 

L.H.D. - Lehman Engel 

 

1968-69 

LL.D. - Edward Julian Pendergrass 

L.H.D. - Eudora Alice Welty 

 

1967-68 

LL.D. - Robert Mason Stricker Mason Stricker 
 

1961-62

D.D. - Roy Clyde Clark

D.D. - William Maren Jones

LL.D. - Roy Herbert Black

LL.D. - Robert Murrah Mayo

 

1960-61

 

1959-60

D.D. - Thomas Orien Prewitt

D.D. - George Richard Williams

LL.D. - John Fontaine Egger

LL.D. - Robert Raymond Haynes

 

1958-59

D.D. - Richard Leonard Cooke

D.D. - John David Humphrey

LL.D. - William Fitzhugh Murrah

LL.D. - William Bryan Selah

 

1957-58

D.D. - George Eliot Jones

D.D. - Wiley Clifford Newman

LL.D. - James Milton Ewing

LL.D. - Virgil Derender Youngblood

 

1956-57

D.D. - Clyde Hubert Gunn

D.D. - Felix Asa Sutphin

LL.D. - William Barnett Dribben

LL.D. - John Cornelius Stennis

 

1955-56

D.D. - James Dudley Slay

D.D. - Rufus Garrison Moore

L.H.D. - Albert Godfrey Sanders

LL.D. - Frederick Brougher Smith

H.H.D. - Alvin Jon King

 

1954-55

D.D. - Samuel Edward Ashmore

D.D. - Osmond Summers Lewis

LL.D. - Benjamin McClellan Stevens

LL.D. - Edmund Taylor

 

1953-54

D.D. - William Robert Lott

D.D. - Martin Luther McCormick

LL.D. - Richard Malcolm Guess

LL.D. - James Oliver Emmerich

 

1952-53

D.D. - George Hawkins Jones

D.D. - William Lawson Robinson

LL.D. - Alexander Boyd Campbell

 

1951-52

D.D. - William Jefferson Cunningham

LL.D. - Bishop Marvin A. Franklin

LL.D. - J. P. Stafford

 

1950-51

D.D. - John Willard Leggett, Jr.

D.D. - Richard Guy Lord

LL.D. - Rex Ivan Brown

LL.D. - Robert Lenoir Ezelle

 

1949-50

 

1948-49

 

1947-48

D.Sc. - George Lott Harrell          

 

1946-47

 

1945-46

 

1944-45

LL.D. - Hugh Clegg

 

1943-44

Doctor of Letters - Roy L. Smith

 

1942-43

 

1941-42

 

1940-41

 

1939-40

 

1938-39

 

1937-38

LL.D. - Sara Frances Sale

Doctor of Letters - Martha Catching Enochs

D.D. - Lovick Pinckney Wasson

D.D. - Robert Timmons Henry

 

1936-37

D.D. - Edgar Lafayette Hillman

LL.D. - George Leslie Morelock

 

1935-36

 

1934-35

D.D. - William Nathaniel Thomas

 

1933-34

Doctor of Letters - A. A. Kern

D.D. - W. L. Duren

 

1932-33

 

1931-32

 

1930-31

 

1929-30

 

1928-29

D.D. - Nolan Bailey Harmon, Jr.

LL.D. - B.B. Jones

 

1927-28

D.D. - John Lloyd Decell

D.D. - R.H. Tucker

 

1926-27

D.D. - C.A. Bowen

Doctor of Letters - George W. Huddleston

 

1925-26

 

1924-25

 

1923-24

D.D. - Gypsy Smith, Jr.

 

1922-23

LL.D. - Barney Edward Eaton

 

1921-22

 

1920-21

D.D. - Henry Thompson Carley

D.D. - John Richard Countiss

D.D. - Charles William Crisler

 

1919-20

 

1918-19

 

1917-18