Honorary Degree Recipients
 Pierce Archer Doctor of Laws 1901
 John M. Campbell Doctor of Laws 1901
 Charles H.A. Esling Doctor of Laws 1901
 Alfred C. Ferris Doctor of Laws 1901
 James A. Flaherty Doctor of Laws 1901
 William F. Harrity Doctor of Laws 1901
 Edward D. McLauglin Doctor of Laws 1901
 John D. O'Bryan Doctor of Laws 1901
 Edmund Randall Doctor of Laws 1901
 Albert H. Rosewig Doctor of Music 1901
 Richard P. White Doctor of Laws 1901
 Garret H. Lampen Doctor of Literature 1907
 Emile B. DeSauze Doctor of Philosophy 1908
 Charles E. Sajous Doctor of Laws 1909
 Charles B. Connolly Doctor of Philosophy 1911
 Edward J. DuMee Master of Arts 1918
 Arthur H. Quinn Doctor of Letters 1918
 John J. Sullivan Doctor of Laws 1918
Rev. William P. McNally Doctor of Laws 1924
Rev. Joseph M. O'Hara Doctor of Laws 1924
Charles A. Lindbergh M.S. in Aeronautics 1927
Rev. William J. Lallou Doctor of Literature 1928
Rev. Francis X. Talbot, SJ Doctor of Literature 1928
 Charles A. Waters Doctor of Laws 1928
 Edward J. Galbally Doctor of Literature 1929
Rev. Wilfred Parsons, SJ Doctor of Literature 1929
 Edward S. Dore Doctor of Laws 1930
 Charles F. Nassau Doctor of Science 1931
Rev. Matthew L. Fortier, SJ Doctor of Laws 1934
 Edward A. Strecker Doctor of Science 1934
 John A. Kolmer Doctor of Humane Letters 1935
 Thomas A. Logue Doctor of Laws 1935
 Clare G. Fenerty Doctor of Jurisprudence 1936
 Henry J. Gideon Doctor of Laws 1936
 John A. McCarthy Doctor of Laws 1936
Most Rev. Gerald P. O'Hara Doctor of Humane Letters 1936
Most Rev. Hugh L. Lamb Doctor of Laws 1937
 Patrick F. Scanlan Doctor of Letters 1937
 Arthur W. Howes Doctor of Letters 1938
 David I. Walsh Doctor of Laws 1938
 Cajetan Flynn Doctor of Laws 1939
 William P. Grady Doctor of Laws 1939
 Ignatius J. Horstmann Doctor of Laws 1939
 Frank Murphy Doctor of Laws 1939
Rev. John J. Bonner Doctor of Laws 1940
Rev. Paul A. McNally, SJ Doctor of Science 1940
 Thosmas A. O'Brien Doctor of Laws 1940
Mother Katherine Drexel Doctor of Laws 1941
 James A. McNulty Doctor of Laws 1941
 Louise Drexel Morrell Doctor of Laws 1941
 Herbert R. O'Conor Doctor of Laws 1941
Rev. Richard B. Schmidt, SJ Doctor of Science 1941
Rev. William D. Campbell Doctor of Laws 1942
 Joseph P. Gaffney Doctor of Laws 1942
 William L. Long Doctor of Laws 1942
 Emile G. Perrot Doctor of Laws 1942
 Daniel J. Dougherty Doctor of Laws 1943
Rev. Joseph R.N. Maxwell, SJ Doctor of Laws 1943
Rev. Edmund A. Walsh, SJ Doctor of Laws 1943
Rev. W. Coleman Nevils, SJ Doctor of Laws 1944
Rev. John A. Cartin Doctor of Laws 1945
 Francis J. Myers Doctor of Laws 1945
Rev. Clarence E. Shaffrey, SJ Doctor of Laws 1946
 Vincent A. Carroll Doctor of Laws 1947
Most Rev. J. Carroll McCormick Doctor of Laws 1947
 Frank M. Folsom Doctor of Laws 1948
Brother Emilian James, F.S.C. Doctor of Laws 1948
Rev. Francis X. McGuire, O.S.A. Doctor of Laws 1948
 James J. Breen Doctor of Laws 1949
Rev. Joseph G. Cox Doctor of Laws 1949
 Edward J. Flanigan Doctor of Laws 1949
Rev. Francis J. Furey Doctor of Laws 1949
Gen. Frank L. Howley Doctor of Laws 1949
 Thomas F. Murphy Doctor of Laws 1950
 Thomas K. Quirk Doctor of Laws 1950
 William Balderston Doctor of Science 1951
Dr. George A. Bennett Doctor of Science 1951
Most Rev. Amieto G. Cicognani Doctor of Laws 1951
 John Foster Dulles Doctor of Laws 1951
Most Rev. Thomas J. Feeney, SJ Doctor of Laws 1951
 Thomas K. Finletter Doctor of Laws 1951
Rev. William C. Gianera, SJ Doctor of Laws 1951
 Hugh G. Grady Doctor of Science 1951
 William J. Green, Jr. Doctor of Laws 1951
 Joseph C. O'Mahoney Doctor of Civil Law 1951
 Hugh Stott Taylor Doctor of Science 1951
 J. Cullen Ganey Doctor of Laws 1952
 Francis G. Nash Doctor of Laws 1952
 Charles W. Perelle Doctor of Business Administration 1952
Most Rev. Daniel J. Gercke Doctor of Laws 1953
 John J. Hearne Doctor of Laws 1953
Rev. John J. Maher Doctor of Letters 1953
 John McShain Doctor of Business Administration 1953
 Joseph L. Breen Doctor of Laws 1954
 Frank J. Hardart Doctor of Laws 1954
Most Rev. John F. O'Hara, C.S.C. Doctor of Laws 1954
 Joseph C. Cox Doctor of Laws 1955
Rev. John J. Daly Doctor of Humane Letters 1955
 Bernard C. Duffy Doctor of Laws 1955
 John A. Diemand Doctor of Laws 1956
 Thomas C. Egan Doctor of Humane Letters 1956
 Paul F. Harron Doctor of Laws 1956
 Joseph E. Heffernan Doctor of Laws 1956
Gen. Lloyd P. Hopwood Doctor of Laws 1956
 J. Harry LaBrum Doctor of Laws 1956
Most Rev. Joseph McShea Doctor of Laws 1956
 Leo L. Tully Doctor of Laws 1956
 Laura Leggett Barnes Doctor of Horticultural Science 1957
 Charles W. Carvin Doctor of Laws 1957
 Frank I. Casey Doctor of Laws 1957
 William C. Bullitt Doctor of Humane Letters 1958
 Jozsef Cardinal Mindszenty Doctor of Laws 1958
 Bernard P. Widmann Doctor of Science 1958
 Michael P. Boland Doctor of Laws 1959
Rev. James A. Donellon, O.S.A. Doctor of Letters 1959
 Kathryn E. Granahan Doctor of Laws 1959
 John F. Horstmann Doctor of Laws 1959
 Robert D. Murphy Doctor of Laws 1959
 Albert J. Nesbitt Doctor of Laws 1959
 Baron Silvercruys Doctor of Laws 1959
 Charles J. Bonhage Doctor of Letters 1960
 James A. Farley Doctor of Laws 1960
 Millard E. Gladfelter Doctor of Humane Letters 1960
 Edward Hopkinson, Jr. Doctor of Laws 1960
 William F. Kelly Doctor of Commercial Science 1960
 R. George Rincliffe Doctor of Laws 1960
 Horace Stern Doctor of Laws 1960
Bro. Daniel Bernian, F.S.C. Doctor of Laws 1961
Rev. Leo G. Fink Doctor of Letters 1961
 Gerald F. Flood Doctor of Laws 1961
 J. Peter Grace Doctor of Latin American Relations 1961
 Charles Klein Doctor of Jurisprudence 1961
Most Rev. John J. Krol Doctor of Laws 1961
 Augustus Long Doctor of Laws 1961
 Joseph A. Mattern Doctor of Letters 1961
 Laurian Cardinal Rugambwa Doctor of Laws 1961
Most Rev. Msgr. Francis J. Brennan Doctor of Laws 1962
 James Creese Doctor of Humane Letters 1962
 Richard J. Hughes Doctor of Laws 1962
 Myer B. Marcus Doctor of Laws 1962
 Thomas B. McCabe Doctor of Laws 1962
 Howard C. Petersen Doctor of Laws 1962
Most Rev. Egidio Vagnozzi Doctor of Laws 1962
 J. Gordon Wright Doctor of Letters 1962
 Philip H. Cooney Doctor of Laws 1963
Rev. Bishop Fred Pierce Corson Doctor of Letters 1963
 Hubert J. Horan, Jr. Doctor of Laws 1963
Most Rev. Gerald V. McDevitt, D.D. Doctor of Letters 1963
 Daniel J. O'Conor Doctor of Laws 1963
 Raymond E. Trainer Doctor of Laws 1963
 Lee Smith Bickmore Doctor of Commercial Science 1964
 Richard C. Bond Doctor of Letters 1964
Most Rev. John J. Graham Doctor of Letters 1964
 Allan Price Kirby Doctor of Laws 1964
 John Anthony Murphy Doctor of Laws 1964
Rev. Msgr. Anthony L. Ostheimer Doctor of Letters 1964
 Allen H. Wetter Doctor of Letters 1964
 Augustin Cardinal Bea Doctor of Jurisprudence 1965
Hon. Genevieve Blatt Doctor of Civil Law 1965
Rev. Edward B. Bunn, SJ Doctor of Humane Letters 1965
 Thomas C. Butler Doctor of Laws 1965
 Robert G. Dunlop Doctor of Laws 1965
Rev. Joseph A. Flaherty, O.S.A. Doctor of Humane Letters 1965
Hon. Orville L. Freeman Doctor of Laws 1965
 Theodore R. Gamble Doctor of Laws 1965
 William B. Murphy Doctor of Laws 1965
 Stuart T. Saunders Doctor of Laws 1965
Cardinal Josef Beran Doctor of Laws 1966
 W. Donald Cooke Doctor of Science 1966
Rev. Msgr. Edward Hughes Doctor of Humane Letters 1966
 Michael W. McCarthy Doctor of Commercial Science 1966
 Raymond J. Petersen Doctor of Journalism 1966
 Luther Leonidas Terry Doctor of Science 1966
 F. Bruce Baldwin, Jr. Doctor of Laws 1967
 Joseph F. Burke Doctor of Laws 1967
Hon. Ralph A. Dungan Doctor of Jurisprudence 1967
 R. Sturgis Ingersoll, Esq. Doctor of Humanities 1967
 William F. Kellow, M.D. Doctor of Science 1967
 Lawrence W. Pierce, Esq. Doctor of Humane Letters 1967
Rabbi Marc H. Tanenbaum Doctor of Religious Education 1967
 Howard Butcher, III Doctor of Civil Law 1968
 Mike Douglas Doctor of Humane Letters 1968
Most Rev. George H. Guilfoyle, D.D. Doctor of Humanities 1968
 Vincent P. McDevitt, Esq. Doctor of Laws 1968
 Alfred H. Weber Doctor of Science 1968
 John J. Bunting Doctor of Business Administration 1969
 Rev. Avery Dulles, SJ Doctor of Laws 1969
 Gaylord P. Harnwell Doctor of Humanities 1969
 Christopher Hollis Doctor of Humane Letters 1969
Hon. James H.J. Tate Doctor of Laws 1969
 Alan D. Ameche Doctor of Humane Letters 1970
Hon. William T. Cahill Doctor of Civil Law 1970
 Violette deMazia Doctor of Fine Arts 1970
 Louis C. Fischer Doctor of Humane Letters 1970
 Marcus A. Foster Doctor of Pedagogy 1970
 Fred M. Hechinger Doctor of Journalism 1970
 Max M. Leon Doctor of Humane Letters 1970
His Excellency Francios Tombalbaye Doctor of Laws 1970
 Harry A. Kuljian Doctor of Science 1971
 John R. McConnell Doctor of Laws 1971
 Donald H. McGannon Doctor of Humane Letters 1971
 Edward Bennett Williams Doctor of Laws 1971
 Loren Eiseley Doctor of Science 1972
Rev. Bernard Lonergan, SJ Doctor of Humane Letters 1972
 Marion Spencer Fay Doctor of Science 1973
 Edward J. Piszek Doctor of Human Relations 1973
 Leon H. Sullivan Doctor of Humane Letters 1973
Rev. Dennis J. Comey, SJ Doctor of Laws 1974
 R. Buckminister Fuller Doctor of Humane Letters 1974
 William B. Nixon Doctor of Laws 1974
 Harry Boyer Doctor of Laws 1975
 Robert F. Drinan, SJ Doctor of Jurisprudence 1975
 Martha Wright Griffiths Doctor of Laws 1975
 Harry R. Halloran Doctor of Laws 1975
 Philip J. Scharper Doctor of Journalism 1975
Dr. Joseph N. Barlett Doctor of Laws 1976
Hon. William J. Green Doctor of Laws 1976
 F. Otto Haas Doctor of Laws 1976
 James L. Hayes Doctor of Business Law 1976
Rev. Thomas J. Higgins, SJ Doctor of Humane Letters 1976
Archbishop Jean Jadot Doctor of Humane Letters 1976
 James V. Lennon Doctor of Humane Letters 1976
Rev. William F. Maloney, SJ Doctor of Humane Letters 1976
Rev. Terrence Toland, SJ Doctor of Humane Letters 1976
Rev. Walter J. Burghardt, SJ Doctor of Humane Letters 1977
Sr. Elizabeth Carroll, R.S.M. Doctor of Humane Letters 1977
 Edgar H. Griffiths Doctor of Laws 1977
 Roy T. Peraino Doctor of Business Administration 1977
Rev. Charles F. Donovan, SJ Doctor of Humanities 1978
Judge Michael J. Eagen Doctor of Humane Letters 1978
 Renee C. Fox Doctor of Science 1978
 Lowell Thomas Doctor of Public Service 1978
 Bernardin Cardinal Gantin Doctor of Public Service 1979
 Mildred Fay Jefferson Doctor of Public Service 1979
 James A. Michener Doctor of Humane Letters 1979
 John F. Whitaker Doctor of Humanities 1979
Hon. William H. Gray, III Doctor of Public Service 1980
 Adolfo Perez-Esquivel Doctor of Humanities 1980
 Joseph J. Saker Doctor of Commercial Science 1980
Rev. Michael P. Walsh, SJ Doctor of Laws 1980
Hon. Joseph R. Biden Doctor of Laws 1981
 Fred M. Kirby, II Doctor of Laws 1981
Rev. George D. Ruggieri, SJ Doctor of Science 1981
 F. Albert Cotton Doctor of Science 1982
Most Rev. Louis A. DeSimone Doctor of Public Service 1982
 Benjamin Fox Doctor of Business Administration 1982
Rev. Walter Ong, SJ Doctor of Humane Letters 1982
Most Rev. Francis B. Schulte Doctor of Humanities 1982
 William T. Coleman, Jr., Esq. Doctor of Laws 1983
Sr. Marie Lenehan, R.S.M. Doctor of Public Service 1983
 Harold A. Sorgenti Doctor of Science 1983
 Joseph P. Dougherty Doctor of Laws 1984
Rev. Joseph T. Durkin, SJ Doctor of Humanities 1984
Hon. W. Wilson Goode Doctor of Laws 1984
 Eileen Egan Doctor of Public Service 1985
Archbishop John P. Foley Doctor of Laws 1985
Rev. Michael J. Smith, SJ Doctor of Religious Education 1985
Hon. John Hume, M.P., M.E.P. Doctor of Laws 1986
Rev. Donald I. MacLean, SJ Doctor of Public Service 1986
 Joseph F. McKinney Doctor of Business Administration 1986
 Henry Julian Abraham Doctor of Letters 1987
 Daniel N. DeLuca Doctor of Humane Letters 1987
 Franklin H. Littell Doctor of Human Relations 1988
Sr. Mary Scullion, R.S.M. Doctor of Human Relations 1988
Lt. Gov. Mark S. Singel Doctor of Humane Letters 1988
Dr. George J. Beichl Doctor of Science 1989
Gov. Robert P. Casey Doctor of Public Service 1989
 Norman Hugh MacKenzie Doctor of Letters 1989
 Nicholas F. Brady Doctor of Public Service 1990
Rev. Cesar Jerez-Garcia, SJ Doctor of Public Service 1990
Rev. William J. Richardson, SJ Doctor of Humane Letters 1990
Rev. Edward J. Brady, SJ Doctor of International Human Development 1991
Dr. Dorothy McKenna Brown Doctor of Public Service 1991
 Edward G. Sutula Doctor of Accountancy 1991
 Alvaro deSoto Doctor of Laws 1992
 Erivan Karl Haub Doctor of Business Administration 1992
 Helga Haub Doctor of Public Service 1992
 Maira Julia Hernandez Doctor of Public Service 1992
 Marcel Roche, M.D. Doctor of Science 1992
Rev. William J. Byron, SJ Doctor of Public Service 1993
 Gary Graffman Doctor of Fine Arts 1993
Prof. Ciriaco Moron Arroyo Doctor of Humane Letters 1994
Hon. Charles Bowsher Doctor of Public Service 1994
 Albert Reynolds Doctor of Public Service 1994
Rev. Joseph A. Fitzmeyer, SJ Doctor of Humane Letters 1995
Dr. Kathleen Hall Jamieson Doctor of Humane Letters 1996
Msgr. Robert J. Coll Doctor of Public Service 1997
 Paul E. Kelly Doctor of Business Administration 1997
Hon. Claiborne deBorda Pell Doctor of Public Service 1997
Sr. Anne Boniface Doyle Doctor of Public Service 1998
Amb. Thomas M. Foglietti Doctor of Diplomacy 1998
 Joe Walsh Doctor of Public Service 1999
 W. Dirk Warren Doctor of International Business 1999
 Elie Weisel Doctor of Humane Letters 2000
 David Pincus Doctor of Business 2001
 Cokie Roberts Doctor of Journalism 2001
 Corinne Boggs Doctor of Diplomacy 2001
 Michael W. Duffy Doctor of Business Administration 2002
 Sang J. Kim Doctor of Diplomacy 2002
Brother Richard J. Curry, SJ Doctor of Public Service 2002
Senator Rick Santorium Doctor of Public Service 2003