Honorary Degrees Since 1702

Name Degreesort descending Year
McCabe, William Gordon Doctor of Letters 1897
Williams, Bernard A.O. Doctor of Letters 2001
Frost, Robert Doctor of Letters 1924
Brown, Sterling Allen Doctor of Letters 1981
Kermode, Frank Doctor of Letters 1995
Warren, Robert Penn Doctor of Letters 1960
Merriam, Charles Edward Doctor of Letters 1951
Tinker, Chauncey Brewster Doctor of Letters 1946
Robinson, Marilynne Doctor of Letters 2018
Wolfe, Thomas Doctor of Letters 2004
Soyinka, Wole Doctor of Letters 1980
Murakami, Haruki Doctor of Letters 2016
Chapman, John Jay Doctor of Letters 1916
Welty, Eudora Doctor of Letters 1975
Morey, Charles Rufus Doctor of Letters 1951
Notestein, Wallace Doctor of Letters 1951
Benet, Stephen Vincent Doctor of Letters 1937
Hersey, John Doctor of Letters 1984
Hamilton, Edith Doctor of Letters 1959
Fuess, Claude Moore Doctor of Letters 1934
Robinson, Edwin Arlington Doctor of Letters 1922
Kittredge, George Lyman Doctor of Letters 1924
Adichie, Chimamanda Doctor of Letters 2019
Shils, Edward Doctor of Letters 1992
Bellow, Saul Doctor of Letters 1972
Sturtevant, Edgar Howard Doctor of Letters 1951
Masefield, John Doctor of Letters 1918
Hellman, Lillian Doctor of Letters 1974
Horgan, Paul Doctor of Letters 1977
Leger, Alexis Doctor of Letters 1959
MacLeish, Archibald Doctor of Letters 1939
Manly, John Matthews Doctor of Letters 1925
Sendak, Maurice Doctor of Letters 1997
McPhee, John Doctor of Letters 2009
Fitzgerald, Robert Stuart Doctor of Letters 1979
Dove, Rita Doctor of Letters 2014
Stoppard, Tom Doctor of Letters 2000
Cather, Willa Doctor of Letters 1929
Silone, Ignazio Doctor of Letters 1966
Merz, Charles Doctor of Letters 1942
Thurber, James Grover Doctor of Letters 1953
Painter, Nell Irvin Doctor of Letters 2003
White, Elwyn Brooks Doctor of Letters 1948
Dexter, Franklin Bowditch Doctor of Letters 1902
Kingsley, William Lathrop Doctor of Letters 1892
Wiesel, Elie Doctor of Letters 1981
Livingstone, Sir Richard Winn Doctor of Letters 1956
Gordimer, Nadine Doctor of Letters 1986
Ashbery, John Doctor of Letters 2008
Vendler, Helen Doctor of Letters 2000