Honorary Degree Recipients

Honorary Degree recipients are listed alphabetically by last name. Listed beneath each recipient name is the type of honorary award, nominating college and date of award presentation. Biographies, where available, are as-of date of award presentation.

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Acrivos, Andreas
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, May 5, 2000
Biography

Adams-Ender, Clara
Doctor of Humane Letters, School of Nursing, May 15, 2009
Biography

Albright, Madeleine K.
Doctor of Laws, College of Liberal Arts, June 14, 1998
Biography

Alsop, Marin
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, October 6, 2009
Biography

Amundson, Neal R.
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, May 31, 1985

Andersen, Elmer L.
Doctor of Laws, Carlson School of Management, June 13, 1982

Anderson, Daniel J.
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts, May 29, 1987

Angelou, Maya
Doctor of Humane Letters, School of Nursing, October 14, 2007
Biography

Argento, Dominick J.
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, June 4, 2008
Biography

Arntzen, Charles J.
Doctor of Science, College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, December 16, 2003
Biography

Bai, Chunli
Doctor of Science, China Center & College of Science and Engineering, April 29, 2011
Biography

Bakken, Earl E.
Doctor of Science, Medical School, June 3, 1988

Bancroft, Ann
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 17, 2008
Biography

Bardeen, John
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, December 12, 1973

Bardeen, William A.
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, May 10, 2002
Biography

Bassett, Florence Knoll
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, February 21, 2008
Biography

Beck, Heinrich
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, November 6, 2001
Biography

Benaissa, Mohamed
Doctor of Laws, System Academic Administration, December 4, 2007
Biography

Bennett II, Russell M.
Doctor of Laws, Law School, May 12, 2001
Biography

Berdahl, Robert M.
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts, June 15, 1997

Berg, Norman A.
Doctor of Laws, College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, November 5, 2000
Biography

Berkey, Charles P.
Doctor of Science, June 15, 1940

Berman, Michael S
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 15, 2010
Biography

Borlaug, Norman E.
Doctor of Science, College of Agriculture, June 8, 1982

Boss, Andrew
Doctor of Science, June 16, 1945

Boyd, Willard L.
Doctor of Laws, Law School, May 13, 2000
Biography

Boyer, Paul D.
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences, April 13, 1996

Brandenburg, James
Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 13, 2006
Biography

Brattain, Walter H.
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, June 15, 1957

Breslow, Lester
Doctor of Science, Medical School & School of Public Health, June 3, 1988

Brody, Jane Ellen
Doctor of Laws, School of Public Health, December 1, 2000
Biography

Brown, James I.
Doctor of Humane Letters, Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, September 9, 2002
Biography

Brown, Muriel Humphrey
Doctor of Laws, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, June 15, 1997

Brunelle, Philip C.
Doctor of Humane Letters, School of Music, College of Liberal Arts, October 6, 2011
Biography

Bubis, Gerald B.
Doctor of Laws, College of Education and Human Development, May 10, 2007
Biography

Buchwald, Emilie
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, May 13, 2001
Biography

Buck, Solon J.
Doctor of Laws, Libraries, June 12, 1954

Buergenthal, Thomas
Doctor of Laws, College of Liberal Arts, May 18, 2003
Biography

Bugliarello, George
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, May 6, 2005
Biography

Burger, Warren Earl
Doctor of Laws, Law School, April 4, 1978

Butler, John A.
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Education, October 8, 1982

Butler, Jon
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts, December 10, 2006
Biography

Calvin, Melvin
Doctor of Science, December 20, 1969

Campbell, James R.
Doctor of Laws, Carlson School of Management, September 2, 2008
Biography

Carlson, Curtis L.
Doctor of Laws, Carlson School of Management, June 9, 1996

Carmona, Richard H.
Doctor of Laws, School of Public Health, April 10, 2008
Biography

Carpenter, Elbert L.
Doctor of Music, College of Liberal Arts, June 17, 1935

Carroll, John Bissell
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts, December 7, 1986

Carroll, Sean
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences, May 15, 2009
Biography

Carter, Elliot Cook
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, March 9, 2006
Biography

Chapman, Herman Haupt
Doctor of Science, June 14, 1947

Chen, Zhu
Doctor of Science, China Center & College of Science and Engineering, October 8, 2012
Biography

Cheng, H. H.
Doctor of Laws, College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, May 9, 2004
Biography

Christiansen, F. Melius
Doctor of Music, June 14, 1937

Chryssomallis, Yanni
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts & Alumni Association, May 6, 2004
Biography

Clarke, Jean Illsley
Doctor of Laws, College of Education & Human Development, October 15, 2013
Biography

Clausen, A. W.
Doctor of Laws, Law School, May 12, 2001
Biography

Clinton, Hillary Rodham
Doctor of Laws, College of Liberal Arts, June 11, 1995

Close, Elizabeth S.
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, May 17, 2003
Biography

Cochrane, Willard W.
Doctor of Laws, College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, October 27, 2000
Biography

Coffey, Walter Castella
Doctor of Science, College of Agriculture, April 25, 1946

Comstock, Ada
Doctor of Laws, June 15, 1936

Coons, John E.
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 22, 1999
Biography

Cooper, Thomas Poe
Doctor of Science, College of Agriculture, June 11, 1949

Countryman, Gratia
Master of Arts, College of Liberal Arts, June 6, 1932

Cousin, Ertharin
Doctor of Laws, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, May 19, 2011
Biography

Cowling, Donald J.
Doctor of Laws, June 16, 1945

Cox, David
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts, December 12, 1993

Cunningham, Merce
Doctor of Humane Lettters, College of Liberal Arts, November 3, 2005
Biography

Dahlquist, John Emest
Master of Arts, June 12, 1954

Dangermond, Jack
Doctor of Science, College of Design, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, College of Liberal Arts & Institute of Technology, April 2, 2008
Biography

Daniels, Farrington
Doctor of Science, June 13, 1959

Davis, Edward W.
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, June 9, 1956

Davis, Margaret B.
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences, May 18, 2002
Biography

Day O'Connor, Sandra
Doctor of Laws, Law School, November 20, 1987

Dayton, Bruce B.
Doctor of Laws, College of Liberal Arts, April 13, 2005
Biography

Dengo-Obregon, Jorge Manuel
Doctor of Laws, Institute of Technology, May 7, 2004
Biography

Denn, Morton M.
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, March 29, 2001
Biography

Denny, Jr., Charles M.
Doctor of Laws, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, November 8, 2006
Biography

Dilcher, David L.
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences, September 25, 2009
Biography

Dille, Roland P.
Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Minnesota, Morris, June 9, 1995

Diouf, Jacques
Doctor of Laws, College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences, September 23, 2010
Biography

Doermann, Humphrey
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota, Morris, October 15, 1997

Dowling, Joe
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, May 9, 2012
Biography

Eckert, Ernst R. G.
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, June 2, 1995
Biography

Edelman, Gerald M.
Doctor of Science, Medical School, April 26, 2000
Biography

Edelman, Marian Wright
Doctor of Laws, College of Education, June 9, 1997

Elders, Joycelyn M.
Doctor of Science, Medical School, June 4, 1993

Eliot, Frederick May
Doctor of Laws, June 14, 1937

Estes, William K.
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts, June 14, 1998

Fairhurst, Charles
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, May 5, 2000
Biography

Folwell, William Watts
Doctor of Laws, June 15, 1925

Ford, Guy Stanton
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of liberal Arts, April 25, 1946

Fraser, Claire M.
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences, May 5, 2003
Biography

Fraser, Donald M.
Doctor of Laws, College of Liberal Arts, May 13, 2001
Biography

Fraser, Everett
Doctor of Laws, Law School, February 15, 1951

Friedman, Martin
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, June 10, 1990

Friedman, Thomas L.
Doctor of Humane Letters, University Relations, February 23, 2001
Biography

Galambos, Theodore V.
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, May 4, 2001
Biography

Gehry, Frank O.
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture/Weisman, June 12, 1999
Biography

Gilruth, Robert Rowe
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, June 9, 1962

Goldberg, Luella Gross
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota Foundation, May 7, 2007
Biography

Goldberg, Nelson D.
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences/Medical School, May 12, 2000
Biography

Goldburg, Rebecca
Doctor of Laws, College of Biological Sciences, May 18, 2002
Biography

Goldfine, Beverly
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 22, 1999
Biography

Goldfine, Erwin L.
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 22, 1999
Biography

Good, Robert A.
Doctor of Science, Medical School, June 2, 1989

Goodall, Jane
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences, May 12, 2001
Biography

Gorham, Eville
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences, June 12, 1999
Biography

Gorlin, Robert James

Doctor of Science, School of Dentistry, May 17, 2002
Biography

Gould, Laurence McKinley
Doctor of Laws, Institute of Technology, June 9, 1962

Haarde, Geir H.
Doctor of Laws, College of Liberal Arts, May 24, 2007
Biography

Hadlow, William John
Doctor of Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, May 26, 2001
Biography

Hagstrum, Homer
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, June 6, 1986

Hagstrum, Jean Howard
Doctor of Arts and Letters, College of Liberal Arts, June 6, 1986

Halonen, Tarja K.
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota Duluth, July 25, 2008
Biography

Harvey, Jeffrey A.
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, May 10, 2002
Biography

Hawkland, William D.
Doctor of Laws, Law School, May 12, 2001
Biography

Heaney, Gerald W.
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 12, 2001
Biography

Hellstrom, Carl F.
Master of Arts, December 15, 1955

Henderson, D. A.
Doctor of Laws, School of Public Health, June 10, 2003
Biography

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Doctor of Humane Letters, Center for Spirituality and Healing, May 8, 2011
Biography

Hitachi, Prince Masahito
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences, April 18, 2001
Biography

Holland, John L.
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts, October 19, 2001
Biography

Horoho, Patricia D.
Doctor of Laws, School of Nursing, May 16, 2014
Biography

Hovde, Frederick L.
Doctor of Laws, June 9, 1956

Hubbard, Stanley S.
Doctor of Laws, College of Liberal Arts, College of Education and Human Development, and Medical School, May 13, 2004
Biography

Hueg, Jr., William F.
Doctor of Laws, College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, June 7, 1998
Biography

Humphrey, Hubert Horatio
Doctor of Laws, Law School, June 11, 1966

Ignarro, Louis J.
Doctor of Science, Medical School, May 10, 2002
Biography

Janzen, Daniel H.
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences, June 8, 1996

Jensen, Johan Fjord
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, November 6, 2001
Biography

Jiang, Zhenghua
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts & System Academic Administration, November 2, 2004
Biography

Johnson, Henry
Doctor of Laws, June 14, 1937

Johnson, James A.
Doctor of Laws, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, May 14, 2006
Biography

Jungck, John R.
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences, May 15, 2004
Biography

Juran, Joseph M.
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, May 7, 1992

Kaguta, Yoweri Museveni
Doctor of Laws, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, June 23, 1994

Kampelman, Max M.
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, December 13, 1987

Kappel, Frederick Russell
Doctor of Engineering, Institute of Technology, June 11, 1966

Kellogg, Frank B.
Doctor of Laws, June 8, 1931

Keys, Ancel
Doctor of Science, School of Public Health, April 12, 2001
Biography

Krogh, Lester C.
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, May 18, 1990

Kushner, Tony
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, May 21, 2009
Biography

LaDuke, Winona
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 16, 2002
Biography

Laingen, Bruce
Doctor of Laws, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, June 15, 2005
Biography

Lawrence, Gwendolyn Knight
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, January 2, 1996

Lawrence, Jacob
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, January 2, 1996

Lebra, Joyce Chapman
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, June 9, 1996

LeSueur, Meridel
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, June 14, 1992

Levorsen, Arville Irving
Doctor of Science, June 14, 1947

Levy, Gerhard
Doctor of Science, College of Pharmacy, May 12, 2001
Biography

Lewis, Edward
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences, November 1, 1993

Libertus, Ronald L.
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, May 12, 2001
Biography

Little, Matthew
Doctor of Laws, Student Affairs, May 3, 2002
Biography

Lou, Cheng-Hou
Doctor of Science, College of Agicultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, November 5, 2001
Biography

Lu, Yongxiang
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, May 21, 2007
Biography

MacKenzie, Warren
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, May 11, 2015
Biography

Maier, Henry W.
Doctor of Science, Medical School, May 8, 2001
Biography

Manthey, Marie
Doctor of Laws, School of Nursing, June 18, 1999
Biography

Marten, Gordon C.
Doctor of Science, College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, April 10, 2006
Biography

Mayo, Charles Horace
Doctor of Laws, June 17, 1935

Mayo, William James
Doctor of Laws, June 17, 1935

McFadden, Daniel L.
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts, September 28, 2017
Biography

McHugh, Sister Antonia
Doctor of Laws, June 15, 1936

McNutt, Marcia K.
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, November 18, 2004
Biography

Meehl, Paul E.
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts, October 19, 2001
Biography

Michnik, Adam
Doctor of Laws, College of Liberal Arts, October 25, 1990

Mickelsen, Stanley Raymond
Master of Arts, June 12, 1954

Millett, Kate
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts, April 21, 2014
Biography

Mitropoulos, Dimitri
Doctor of Music, June 12, 1943

Moe, Richard
Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 14, 2005
Biography

Moe, Roger D.
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota, Crookston, May 8, 2004
Biography

Moiseiwitsch, Tanya
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, September 29, 1994

Mondale, Joan Adams
Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 24, 1997

Mondale, Walter Frederick
Doctor of Laws, Law School, April 4, 1978
Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 24, 1997

Morrill, James Lewis
Doctor of Laws, June 9, 1962

Mountcastle, Vernon B.
Doctor of Science, Medical School, April 28, 1995

Mroz, Zenon
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, December 12, 2003
Biography

Myers, Ruth
Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Minnesota Duluth, November 19, 1994

Nelson, Marilyn Carlson
Doctor of Laws, Carlson School of Management & Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, October 7, 2008
Biography

Newton, Robert
Doctor of Science, June 12, 1954

Nier, Alfred O. C.
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, December 14, 1980

Niinistö, Sauli Väinämö
Doctor of Laws, College of Liberal Arts, September 23, 2017
Biography

Nordbye, Gunnar H.
Doctor of Laws, June 13, 1959

Nurse, Sir Paul M.
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences, August 2, 2007
Biography

Oberstar, James L.
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 13, 2000
Biography

Odegard, Robert J.
Doctor of Laws, College of Liberal Arts & College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, February 11, 2000
Biography

Oden, Harry
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 13, 2006
Biography

Ojakangas, Beatrice Luoma
Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 12, 2007
Biography

Olseth, Dale R.
Doctor of Laws, Medical School, May 13, 2004
Biography

Olson, Sigurd Ferdinad
Doctor of Humane Letters, October 5, 1979

Ornstein, Norman J.
Doctor of Laws, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, May 13, 2007
Biography

Paulson, John W.
Doctor of Humane Letters, School of Music, May 5, 2017
Biography

Paulucci, Jeno F.
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 16, 2009
Biography

Pearson, J.R. Anthony
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, December 16, 2002
Biography

Pelli, Cesar
Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 15, 2004
Biography

Perkins, Sr., Leigh H.
Doctor of Laws, College of Natural Resources, October 8, 2001
Biography

Perng, Fai-nan
Doctor of Laws, College of Liberal Arts & System Academic Administration, August 21, 2006
Biography

Pettijohn, Francis
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, May 8, 1986

Phillips, Jay
Doctor of Humanities, Medical School, September 8, 1981

Plimpton, Russell A.
Master of Arts, June 9, 1956

Pomeroy, Benjamin S.
Doctor of Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, May 26, 2001
Biography

Predock, Antoine
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, May 12, 2001
Biography

Prestegard, James H.
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, September 27, 2001
Biography

Ramkrishna, Doraiswami
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, September 10, 2004
Biography

Ray, W. Harmon
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, March 29, 2001
Biography

Raymond, Lee R.
Doctor of Laws, Institute of Technology, May 16, 2001
Biography

Roberts, Thomas S.
Doctor of Science, June 15, 1940

Rosenquist, James
Doctor of Humane Letters, General College, May 18, 2002
Biography

Rowan, Carl T.
Doctor of Laws, College of Liberal Arts, May 14, 2000
Biography

Rowe, Ednor M.
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, October 18, 1993

Rutter, Michael L.
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts, May 14, 1993

Salmela, David
Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 12, 2007
Biography

Sam, Kim Young
Doctor of Laws, Academic Affairs/Institute of International Studies and Programs, December 3, 1996

Sargent, Thomas J.
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts, February 4, 2013
Biography

Scheie, Harold G.
Doctor of Humane Letters, Medical School, January 1, 1989

Schneider, Maria
Doctor of Letters, School of Music, September 24, 2012
Biography

Schulz, Charles M.
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, October 2, 1994

Schulze, Richard M.
Doctor of Laws, Medical School, June 17, 2011
Biography

Serageldin, Ismail
Doctor of Laws, College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, March 24, 2005
Biography

Shalala, Donna E.
Doctor of Laws, College of Human Ecology, May 15, 2002
Biography

Shannon, James Patrick
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, June 11, 1966

Sharp, Phillip A.
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences, May 13, 2011
Biography

Sherman, Fred
Doctor of Science, Medical School, November 11, 2002
Biography

Shetty, Devi Prasad
Doctor of Laws, School of Public Health, April 19, 2011
Biography

Shumway, Norman E.
Doctor of Science, Academic Health Center, October 19, 2004
Biography

Sims, Christopher
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts, September 26, 2013
Biography

Sinclair, Gregg Manners
Doctor of Laws, June 11, 1949

Sirleaf, Ellen Johnson
Doctor of Laws, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, April 10, 2009
Biography

Skrowaczewski, Stanislaw
Doctor of Musical Arts, October 8, 1979

Snyder, Fred B.
Doctor of Laws, June 15, 1940

Stakman, Elvin
Doctor of Science, June 12, 1954

Stassen, Harold Edward
Doctor of Laws, December 13, 1972

Stevenson, Harold W.
Doctor of Science, College of Education, June 3, 1996

Stoll, Elmer Edgar
Doctor of Humane Letters, June 15, 1950

Swain, Thomas H.
Doctor of Laws, Alumni Association, August 13, 1998
Biography

Swaminathan, Monkombu S.
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, October 13, 2014
Biography

Syvertson, C. A. "Sy"
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, May 7, 2004
Biography

Tang, Peisong
Doctor of Science, College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, November 28, 1996

Taylor, Billy
Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Minnesota Duluth, March 5, 2004
Biography

Teske, Richard P.
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 15, 2010
Biography

Thistlewaite, Frank
Doctor of Science, College of Liberal Arts, June 12, 1994

Thomas, Lewis
Doctor of Science, Medical School, June 2, 1989

Thompson, Tommy G.
Doctor of Laws, School of Public Health, May 16, 2005
Biography

Tsiang, Yien-si
Doctor of Laws, College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, June 2, 1996

Tu, Guangzhi
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, May 21, 1999
Biography

Tutu, Archbishop Desmond Mpilo
Doctor of Laws, College of Continuing Education, February 25, 2003
Biography

Valasek, Joseph
Doctor of Science, Institute of Technology, June 11, 1983

Van Vleck, John Hasbrouck
Doctor of Science, December 15, 1971

Vänskä, Osmo
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, October 18, 2008
Biography

Varma, Chandra M.
Doctor of Science, College of Science and Engineering, April 22, 2010
Biography

Vessey, Jr., John William
Doctor of Laws, School of Dentistry, May 16, 2008
Biography

Vincent, George Edgar
Doctor of Laws, June 8, 1931

Wade, Abdoulaye
Doctor of Laws, College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences & Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, September 24, 2004
Biography

Wade, Viviane
Doctor of Laws, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, September 24, 2004
Biography

Waite, Edward Foote
Doctor of Laws, June 11, 1949

Wallberg-Henriksson, Harriet
Doctor of Science, Academic Health Center, April 30, 2010
Biography

Wallin, Winston R.
Doctor of Laws, Medical School, April 18, 1995

Ward, John William
Doctor of Humane Letters, Graduate School, May 23, 1985

Warland, Dale
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, October 23, 2004
Biography

Warren, Robert Penn
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, June 14, 1987

Watkins, Susan M.
Doctor of Science, College of Design, May 17, 2014
Biography

Wei, Yu
Doctor of Laws, Institute of Technology, December 7, 1998

White, Joseph L.
Doctor of Laws, System Academic Administration, May 10, 2007
Biography

Wilkins, Roy
Doctor of Laws, June 12, 1976

Wilson, August
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, October 9, 2002
Biography

Wilson, Louis B.
Doctor of Science, June 15, 1940

Wright, Jr., Herbert E.
Doctor of Science, College of Biological Sciences, April 13, 1996

Zentner, David F.
Doctor of Laws, University of Minnesota Duluth, May 17, 2003
Biography

Ziebarth, E. W.
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, June 15, 1985

Zinman, David
Doctor of Humane Letters, College of Liberal Arts, June 9, 1991