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Honorary Degree Recipients

May, 1967 Rev. Augustine Trape, O.S.A. (Deceased)
Mrs. M.L. Maytag McCahill (Deceased)
Dr. Stephen O’Connell
March, 1968 Archbishop Coleman Carroll
May, 1969 Robert F. Mackle
Sister M. Dorothy Browne, O.P., Ph.D.
Rev. Edward J. McCarthy, O.S.A., Ph.D.
May, 1970 Mr. Joseph Robbie
George Coury (Deceased)
Honorable C. Clyde Atkins
May, 1971 Ellen Whiteside McDonnell
Dr. Thomas Carney
Joseph M Fitzgerald, Esq.
May, 1972 Larry Little
Claire Weintraub (Deceased)
Kenneth W. Whittaker, Esq.
May, 1973 Honorable Edward J. Gurney
Dr. Bernardo Benes
May, 1974 Donald F. Shula
Mr. Leonard Abess
Rev. Monsignor R. Donald Kieman
Charles H. Hellstadt (Deceased)
May, 1975 Jeanne Bellamy
Honorable Peter T. Fay
Thomas D. Lumpkin
Honorable Fred Zollner
Horacio Aquirre
May, 1976 Loren Murphy Berry (Deceased)
Polly de Hirsch Meyer
Charles Dascal
May, 1977 His Excellency Eduardo Boza Masvidal- Venezuela
Dr. Pedro Martinez-Fraga
Dr. Manuel Viamonte, Jr.
January, 1978 Dr. Pedro Diaz-Maestre
May, 1978 Sister Lucia Ceccotti
Dr. Pedro P. Diaz-Maestre
January, 1979 Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy
May, 1979 Very Rev. Harry A. Cassel, O.S.A.
January, 1980 Bishop John J. Nevins
James W. Kindelan
May, 1980 James W. McLamore
Rev. John J. Farrell, O.S.A.
January, 1981 Joseph Fogarty, Jr. LL.D.
Bishop Agustin Roman, L.H.D.
Senator Paula Hawkins, LL.D.
Alphonso Fanjul, L.H.D. (Deceased)
Awards, 1981 Dr. Leo Brophy, Prof. Emeritus
Dr. Mercedes Garcia-Tuduri, Prof. Emeritus
Joseph Fitzgerald, Trustee Emeritus
Joseph Robbie, Trustee Emeritus
Rev William J. Carney, O.S.A.
May, 1982 Rev. George Burnell, O.S.A.
Governor Robert Graham
Dr. Mercedes Scopetta
May, 1983 Rev. Christian Retera, O.S.A.
September, 1983 Dr. Vernon A. Walters
November, 1983 Rev. Charles McFadden
Dr. John Bradley
May, 1984 Sean McBride
James O’Malia (Deceased)
Soia Mentchikoff
Ambassador David Walters
Daeshik Kim
Special Awards , 1984 Dr. Marie Vargas
Dr. Raul Shelton
Richard McVoy
June, 1984 Taisoo Chung
June, 1984 His Excellency Hakim
October, 1984 Jim Bishop
John Lenczkowski
May, 1985 Very Rev. Ralph Firneno
Very Rev. Martin Nolan, O.S.A.
Mrs. Marie Palmer
Dr. Charles Unkovic
Special Awards, 1985 Dr. Joseph Hoy
Dr. Jose Freire
Teresita Castillo
February, 1986 Dr. Mary Reed Newland
R. Sargent Shriver , LL. D.
May, 1986 Archbishop Justin Rigali, LL.D.
Special Awards, 1986 Victor Citarella
Estella Roque
October, 1986 Ambassador Alberto Piedra
December, 1986 Thomas T. S. Liang
January 1987 Maxwell M. Rabb
Dr. Manuel Coya (Deceased)
Carlos Arboleya
May, 1987 Charles Feinberg, L.H.D.
June, 1987 Martin Taplin (30th)
Jae Ryun Kim (22nd)
May, 1988 Robert Martinez
Dr. Charles B. Reed
Justice Raymond Erlich (L.S.)
September, 1988 Brother Paul Johnson
May, 1989 Rev. William J. Byron, S.J.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Rev. John F. Kelly, O.S.A.
September, 1989 Rabbi Irving Lehrman
August, 1989 Dr. Luis Botifol
May, 1990 Bishop Norbert Dorsey
May, 1991 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Speaker
Ambassador Andres Vargas-Gomez, Special Recognition
Dr. Marie Vargas-Gomez, Special Recognition
May, 1992 Frank Capra, Posthumously
Honorable James Lawrence King
Dr. Pedro Jose Greer
Kenneth L. Woodward, Speaker
May, 1993 Leona Cooper
Rev. Javier Campos Fernandez,
De Sevilla, O.S.A.
Honorable Peter T. Fay, Speaker
May, 1994 Thomas Berry, Ph.D.
Edward Villella
May, 1995 Blasa Edita Rojo
P. Alan Smurfit
May, 1996 Msgr. Bryan O. Walsh
Miguel Cardinal Obando-Bravo
May, 1997 Ron Cochran (Deceased)
Madeleine A. Paulson
Tommy LaSorda
Dr. Walter Thomas Richardson
May, 1998 Dr. John Arthur Hoyt
Mr. Samuel F. Morrison
Honorable Alex Penelas
May, 1999 James Judd
George Goldbloom
May, 2000 Frank R. Esposito, Trustee Emeritus
Sr. Alice Gallin, OSU, PhD
Honorable Connie Mack
May, 2001 Ernest J. Gaines
Emilio F. Martinez
Enid Curtis Pinkney
Carlos Jose Sanchez Diaz
May, 2002 Araceli Cantero Guibert
May, 2003 Wilfredo “Willy” Chirino
M. Athalie Range
May, 2004 Merritt Stiefheim
Jennifer Valoppi
May, 2005 Tom Pennekamp
Deacon Patrick Graybill
Marian de la Fuente
October 2006 Renato Cardinal Martino
May, 2007 T. Boone Pickens
May, 2011 Miguel H. Diaz
May, 2012 Rev. Anthony M. Genovese, O.S.A.
December 2012 Miguel (Mike) Fernandez
May 2013 Sister Elizabeth Worley
Ms. Shirley Gibson
Mr. Gregory Swienton
May 2014 Ms. Edwidge Danticat
May 2015 Mr. Stanley G. Tate
May 2016 Emilio Cueto
Rev. John T. Butler, S.j.