Honorary Degrees Since 1702

Name Degreesort ascending Year
Berlin, Sir Isaiah Doctor of Humane Letters 1989
Laughlin, James Doctor of Humane Letters 1982
Milliken, William Mathewson Doctor of Fine Arts 1946
Mitchell, Arthur Doctor of Fine Arts 2001
Caro, Sir Anthony Doctor of Fine Arts 1989
Adams, Ansel Doctor of Fine Arts 1973
Bassett, Angela Evelyn Doctor of Fine Arts 2018
Friedlander, Lee Doctor of Fine Arts 2004
Kehinde Wiley ’01 M.F.A. Doctor of Fine Arts 2024
Graves, Nancy Stevenson Doctor of Fine Arts 1992
Hadid, Zaha Doctor of Fine Arts 2006
Waterston, Samuel A. Doctor of Fine Arts 2001
Bourgeois, Louise Doctor of Fine Arts 1977
Foster, Jodie Doctor of Fine Arts 1997
Zhang, Yimou Doctor of Fine Arts 2010
Frankenthaler, Helen Doctor of Fine Arts 1981
Kentridge, William Doctor of Fine Arts 2013
Lin, Maya Ying Doctor of Fine Arts 1987
DuVernay, Ava Doctor of Fine Arts 2021
Roche, Kevin Doctor of Fine Arts 1995
Moore, Henry Doctor of Fine Arts 1966
Jamison, Judith Doctor of Fine Arts 1997
Barr, Jr., Alfred H. Doctor of Fine Arts 1967
Gehry, Frank O. Doctor of Fine Arts 2000
Steinberg, Saul Doctor of Fine Arts 1989
Wolfe, George C. Doctor of Fine Arts 2016
Baryshnikov, Mikhail Doctor of Fine Arts 1979
Jones, Bill T. Doctor of Fine Arts 2009
Foster, Lord Norman (of Thames Bank OM) Doctor of Fine Arts 2003
Farrell, Suzanne Doctor of Fine Arts 1988
Puryear, Martin Doctor of Fine Arts 1994
Hockney, David Doctor of Fine Arts 2005
de Lavallade, Carmen Doctor of Fine Arts 2019
Tallchief, Maria Doctor of Fine Arts 1984
Close, Charles T. Doctor of Fine Arts 1996
Hicks, Sheila Doctor of Fine Arts 2019
Serra, Richard Doctor of Fine Arts 2009
Crosby, John Doctor of Fine Arts 1991
Chase, Lucia Doctor of Fine Arts 1980
Wright, Frank Lloyd Doctor of Fine Arts 1954
Lawrence, Jacob Doctor of Fine Arts 1986
Andrews, Julie Doctor of Fine Arts 1999
Fugard, Athol Doctor of Fine Arts 1983
Albers, Josef Doctor of Fine Arts 1962
Kahn, Louis I. Doctor of Fine Arts 1965
Marin, John Doctor of Fine Arts 1950
Smith, Anna Deavere Doctor of Fine Arts 2014
Venturi, Robert Doctor of Fine Arts 1979
Giamatti, Paul Doctor of Fine Arts 2023
Pelli, Cesar Doctor of Fine Arts 2008