Honorary Degree Recipients

2016
Michael Capasso and NYCO, 
Doctor of Arts
2015
Deryck A. Palmer,
Doctor of Laws
Hon. Albert del Rosario, Doctor of Laws
2014
Eugenia Ulasewicz, 
Doctor of Laws
2013
Vikki Pryor,
Doctor of Laws
2012
Julianne Imperato-McGinley,
 Doctor of Science
2011
Robert Gallo. 
Doctor of Science
2010
Rosemary T. Berkery, 
Doctor of Laws
2009
John Patrick Shanley, 
Doctor of Humane Letters
2008
Trina D. Gordon,
 Doctor of Laws
2007
Nicholas Lehmann, 
Doctor of Laws
2006
Thomas J. Moran, 
Doctor of Laws
2005
James Goodrich, 
Doctor of Science
David Staffenberg, Doctor of Science
2003
Paula Madison, 
Doctor of Laws
2002
Valerie J. Reidy,
Doctor of Science
The Editors and Reporters of The New York Times “Portraits of Grief,” Doctor of Humane Letters
2001
Mary Bresnahan,
Doctor of Laws
Florence Wald, Doctor of Laws
Alberto Vilar, Doctor of Humane Letters
2000
Nancy Lublin, 
Doctor of Humane Letters
1999
Margaret C. Heagarty, M.D., 
Doctor of Humane Letters
1998
Nancy Leftenant-Colon,
Doctor of Humane Letters
Mary Ann Quaranta ’48, Doctor of Laws
1997
Brother Thomas Scanlan, 
Doctor of Laws
Juanita Bing Newton, Doctor of Laws
Helen Prejean, C.S.J., Doctor of Humane Letters
1996
Maria Lawrence Keating, S.C., 
Doctor of Humane Letters
Doris Smith, S.C., Doctor of Humane Letters and President Emerita
Karel Husa, Doctor of Humane Letters
Marjorie C. Wagner, Doctor of Humane Letters
1995
Suzanne Farrell, 
Doctor of Humane Letters
William J. Flynn, Doctor of Laws
Miriam Naveira DeRodon, Doctor of Laws
1994
Thomas A. Coleman,
Doctor of Laws
Kathleen P. Knowles, Doctor of Humane Letters
1993
Mary Rose McGeady, S.C., D.C., 
Doctor of Humane Letters
Charles Osgood, Doctor of Humane Letters
1992
Mary J. Giuffra,
Doctor of Humane Letters
Giandomenico Picco,  Doctor of Laws
1991
Robert J. McGuire,
Doctor of Laws
1990
Leonard Lief,
Doctor of Humane Letters
Peter H. Sauer, Doctor of Laws
1989
John F. Keenan,
Doctor of Laws
1988
Mary Linehan, S.C.,
Doctor of Humane Letters
Fred R. Sullivan, Doctor of Humane Letters
Robert M. Hayes, Doctor of Laws
1987
Brother J. Stephen Sullivann,
Doctor of Humane Letters
1986
Vartan Gregorian,
 Doctor of Humane Letters
1985
J. Peter Grace,
Doctor of Laws
1984
Aline Griffith ’41, Doctor of Humane Letters
Maria Corazon Cojuangco Aquino ‘53, Doctor of Humane Letters
John Cardinal O’Connor, Doctor of Humane Letters
1983
John W. Kluge, Doctor of Laws
1982
Henry D. Paley,
Doctor of Laws
1981
Hon. Peter
A. Peyser, Doctor of Humane Letters
1980
Hon. Mario Merola,
Doctor of Laws
1979
Martin F. Shea,
Doctor of Laws
1977
Thomas A. Murphy,
Doctor of Humane Letters
1976
Hon. John E. Flynn, Doctor of Laws
1975
Brother Gregory Nugent,
Doctor of Letters
Hon. Malcolm Wilson, Doctor of Laws
1973
Mary David Barry,
 S.C., Doctor of Letters
1972
Joseph W. McGovern,
Doctor of Letters
1971
Joseph Tusiani,
Doctor of Letters
Mattie M. Cook, Doctor of Humane Letters
1970
Brother Abdon Lewis Garavalia, F.S.C.,
Doctor of Letters
1969
John A. Coleman,
Doctor of Humane Letters
1968
Terence Cardinal Cooke,
Doctor of Laws
James A. Shannon, M.D., Doctor of Humane Letters
1967
Theodore Cardinal McCormick, Ph.D.,
Doctor of Laws
1966
Helen Augusta Wayne,
Doctor of Humane Letters
Hon. Sir Etienne Dupuch, O.B.E., Doctor of Laws
1965
Anthony Terrine,
Doctor of Letters
Kathryn O’Hay Granahan, Doctor of Laws
1964
Leon Joseph Cardinal Suenans,
Doctor of Laws
1963
Francis Cardinal Spellman,
Doctor of Laws
1955
Matilde Ibanez de Battle Berres,
Doctor of Humane Letters
1953
Marie Lyons Killilea, Master of Humane Letters
1947
Marie Roach Dougherty,
Doctor of Humane Letters
Anne Murray McDonnell, Doctor of Humane Letters
Elizabeth Sullivan Ridder, Doctor of Humane Letters
Anne O’Hare McCormick, Doctor of Letters
1937
Evelyn Quinlan Gonzales,
Doctor of Humane Letters
1934
Rev. James Gillis,
Doctor of Letters
1932
Mary T. Delaney,
Doctor of Letters
1931
Susan Duffy
Doctor of Letters
Francis New, Doctor of Letters
1930
Baptiste Meras,
Doctor of Letters
John Reber, Doctor of Letters
1922
Agnes L Sadlier,
Doctor of Letters
Anna T. Sadlier, Doctor of Letters
1919
Blanche M. Kelly,
Doctor of Literature