HFU Honorary Degree Recipients

Recipient Degree Date
Most Reverend Gerald V. McDevitt Doctor of Humane Letters May 16, 1971
Most Reverend John Cardinal Krol Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 1977
John F. Lontz Doctor of Humane Letters March 29, 1979
Sister Aloysius Sabacinska, CSFN Doctor of Humane Letters April 3, 1979
Edmund D. Pellegrino Doctor of Humane Letters April 3, 1979
Hilary Koprowski Doctor of Humane Letters May 12, 1979
Most Reverend Francis B. Schulte Doctor of Humane Letters May 16, 1981
Paul M. Lin Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 1983
W. Wilson Goode Doctor of Laws May 12, 1984
Reverend Theodore Hesburgh, CSC Doctor of Humane Letters March 27, 1985
George Nakashima Doctor of Humane Letters May 11, 1985
Dorothy A. Mereness Doctor of Humane Letters May 11, 1985
Sister Ann Ida Gannon, BVM Doctor of Humane Letters April 9, 1986
Edwin O. Guthman Doctor of Humane Letters May 10, 1986
Anna M. Brady Doctor of Humane Letters May 10, 1986
Reverend William J. Byron, SJ Doctor of Humane Letters April 8, 1987
Most Reverend Louis A. DeSimone Doctor of Humane Letters May 9, 1987
Most Reverend Tomas Cardinal O’Fiaich Doctor of Humane Letters February 8, 1988
Beatrice Mintz Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 1988
Most Reverend Anthony J. Cardinal Bevilacqua Doctor of Humane Letters May 13, 1989
Elaine Isaacson Brown Doctor of Humane Letters May 13, 1989
Francis E. Rosato Doctor of Humane Letters May 13, 1989
Sister Magdalen Coughlin, CSJ Doctor of Humane Letters March 28, 1990
Robert P. Casey Doctor of Laws May 12, 1990
Leonid D. Rudnytzky Doctor of Humane Letters April 11, 1991
Robert N.C. Nix Doctor of Laws May 11, 1991
Frank A. Salvatore Doctor of Humane Letters May 11, 1991
Don Tollefson Doctor of Humane Letters April 1, 1992
Sister M. Isolina Ferre Doctor of Humane Letters May 9, 1992
Emanual S. Kardon Doctor of Humane Letters May 9, 1992
Terrel H. Bell Doctor of Humane Letters March 28, 1993
Donald M. Carroll Doctor of Humane Letters May 8, 1993
Francis Xavier Murphy, CSSR Doctor of Humane Letters May 8, 1993
Roger P. Winter Doctor of Humane Letters May 8, 1993
Ann Bishop Doctor of Humane Letters March 20, 1994
Reverend J. Stuart Dooling, OSFS Doctor of Humane Letters March 20, 1994
Morton Botel Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 1994
Reverend Paul S. Quinter Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 1994
Ralph J. Roberts Doctor of Laws May 14, 1994
Loretta Hennessey Doctor of Humane Letters March 26, 1995
Monika K. Hellwig Doctor of Humane Letters March 26, 1995
Charles L. Blockson Doctor of Humane Letters May 13, 1995
Thomas Patrick Melady Doctor of Humane Letters May 13, 1995
Allen Splete Doctor of Humane Letters March 17, 1996
Herbert G. Brown Doctor of Humane Letters May 11, 1996
Oscar E. Remick Doctor of Humane Letters March 16, 1997
Most Reverend Robert B. Maginnis Doctor of Humane Letters May 10, 1997
Sister Peter Claver Fahy, MSBT Doctor of Humane Letters February 8, 1998
John W. Turner, Jr. Doctor of Humane Letters February 8, 1998
Brother Patrick Ellis, FSC Doctor of Humane Letters March 22, 1998
Robert Wuthnow Doctor of Humane Letters May 9, 1998
Samuel Hazo Doctor of Humane Letters November 15, 1998
Robert Galardi Doctor of Laws May 8, 1999
Alicja Grezeskowiak Doctor of Humane Letters October 1, 1999
Patricia A. Cahill Doctor of Humane Letters May 13, 2000
Lisa Laury-Thomas Doctor of Humane Letters May 13, 2000
Aaron Feuerstein Doctor of Humane Letters September 24, 2000
Robert J. Bruce Doctor of Humane Letters February 4, 2001
Ann Hawkes Hutton Doctor of Humane Letters May 12, 2001
Bartholomew John McGettrick Doctor of Humane Letters October 25, 2001
Minna F. Weinstein Doctor of Humane Letters February 10, 2002
Harold B. Hairston Doctor of Humane Letters May 11, 2002
Dave Roberts Doctor of Humane Letters May 11, 2002
Evgeniy Gorkovskiy >Doctor of Humane Letters October 13, 2002
Eudora Pettigrew Doctor of Humane Letters October 13, 2002
Donald R. Gerth Doctor of Humane Letters Februray 9, 2003
Werner H. Von Rosenstiel Doctor of Humane Letters Februray 9, 2003
Paul G. Vallas Doctor of Humane Letters May 10, 2003
Raymond Angelo Doctor of Humane Letters May 10, 2003
Raymond M. Haas Doctor of Humane Letters May 10, 2003
Sister Alice Hess, IHM Doctor of Humane Letters November 2, 2003
Edward G. Boehne Doctor of Humane Letters February 8, 2004
Kal Rudman Doctor of Humane Letters February 8, 2004
Patricia Burns DeAngelis Doctor of Humane Letters May 8, 2004
Amy Caples Doctor of Humane Letters May 8, 2004
Armand Gentile Doctor of Humane Letters February 6, 2005
Margaret M. Healy Doctor of Humane Letters February 6, 2005
Robert Truitt Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 2005
Bette E. Landman Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 2005
Joseph W. Marshall Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 2005
h. c. Hansjurgen Doss Doctor of Humane Letters February 5, 2006;
Sister Therese Tygielska, CSFN Doctor of Humane Letters February 5, 2006
Jean C. Griswold Doctor of Humane Letters May 13, 2006
Carl F. Gregory Doctor of Humane Letters May 13, 2006
Anne Marie Pettit Doctor of Humane Letters May 13, 2006
Sister Mary Ellen Gemmell, CSFN Doctor of Humane Letters May 12, 2007
Sister H. Rosalie Bertell, GNSH Doctor of Humane Letters May 12, 2007
Sister Mary Reap, IHM Doctor of Humane Letters May 23, 2008
Most Reverend Justin, Cardinal Rigali Doctor of Humane Letters >May 23, 2008
Sister M. Celine Warnilo, CSFN Doctor of Humane Letters May 23, 2008
Joseph Bordogna Doctor of Humane Letters May 11, 2009
J. Lindsey Bradley Doctor of Humane Letters May 11, 2009
Jamie Moyer Doctor of Humane Letters May 11, 2009
Shuping Chen Doctor of Humane Letters November 4, 2009
Timothy C. Flanagan Doctor of Humane Letters May 18, 2010
John Prendergast Doctor of Humane Letters May 18, 2010
Sister Janice Fulmer, CSFN Doctor of Humane Letters May 18, 2010
Harry Carl Schaub Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 2011
Anthony J. Szuszczewicz Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 2011
Woodrow Wilson Wolfe, Jr. Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 2011
Robbin Troy Armstrong Doctor of Humane Letters May 19, 2012
Richard J. Curry Doctor of Humane Letters May 19, 2012
Luz Duque-Hammershaimb Doctor of Humane Letters May 19, 2012
Anne M. Gallagher Doctor of Humane Letters May 19, 2012
George W. Nise Doctor of Humane Letters May 19, 2012
Randy J. Coddington Doctor of Humane Letters May 18, 2013
Dominic C. Marano Doctor of Humane Letters May 18, 2013
Sister Callista Roy, CSJ Doctor of Humane Letters May 18, 2013
Robert E. Tepfer Doctor of Humane Letters May 18, 2013
Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Doctor of Humane Letters February 9, 2014
Albert T. Chadwick, III Doctor of Humane Letters May 17, 2014
Sister Sally Marie Kiepura, CSFN Doctor of Humane Letters May 17, 2014
Paul Hongsuk Kim Doctor of Humane Letters May 17, 2014
Reverend Gregory Boyle, SJ Doctor of Humane Letters May 19, 2015
Joan Dawson McConnon Doctor of Humane Letters May 19, 2015
Mother Dolores Hart, OSB Doctor of Humane Letters May 12, 2016
Hon. Charles F. Dougherty Doctor of Humane Letters May 12, 2016
Sister Thea Krause, CSFN, PhD Doctor of Humane Letters May 12, 2016
Denis P. Mulcahy Doctor of Humane Letters May 12, 2016
Hon. Michael G. Fitzpatrick Doctor of Humane Letters May 9, 2017
Kathryn Ott Lovell Doctor of Humane Letters May 9, 2017
Albert Martin Tantala Sr., PE Doctor of Humane Letters May 15, 2018
Pamela Rainey Lawler Doctor of Humane Letters May 15, 2018
Dennis J. Colgan Doctor of Humane Letters May 15, 2018
Audrey Elizabeth Evans, MD Doctor of Humane Letters May 15, 2018
Thomas B. Peterson Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 2019
Sister Norma Pimentel, MJ Doctor of Humane Letters May 14, 2019