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Honorary Degrees

Recipients

  • Berenice Abbott DFA 1973
  • Jane Addams LLD 1910
  • Stella Adler DFA 1987
  • Dorothy Ainsworth 1916 SCD 1956
  • Fay Ajzenberg-Selove SCD 1995
  • Madeleine Korbel Albright LLD 2003
  • Jane Alexander DFA 1999
  • Florence Ellinwood Allen LLD 1925
  • Hope Emily Allen LHD 1946
  • Christiane Amanpour LHD 2008
  • Marian Anderson MUS 1944
  • Mary Anderson LLD 1941
  • Maya Angelou LTD 1975
  • Gladys Anslow 1914 SCD 1950
  • Hannah Arendt LLD 1966
  • Margaret Arnstein 1925 SCD 1950
  • Helen Atwater 1897 SCD 1943
  • Margaret Atwood LTD 1982
  • Tammy Baldwin '84 LLD 2009
  • Mahzarin Banaji SCD 2015
  • Ana Marie Barrenechea LTD 1967
  • Nita Barrow LLD 1991
  • Leona Baumgartner SCD 1956
  • Rose Fairbank Beals 1895 SCD 1934
  • Mary Beard LLD 1945
  • Alison Bechdel DFA 2016
  • Bodil Begtrup LLD 1949
  • M. Kathleen Bell 1944 AM 1959
  • Sally Benson SCD 2015
  • Mary Lathrap Benton LHD 1914
  • Charlotte Bequignon-Lagarde LLD 1949
  • Mildred Jeanmaire Berendsen 1949 LHD 1991
  • Mary Berry LLD 1990
  • Ela Bhatt LHD 2014
  • Princess Basma Bint Talal of Jordan LLD 2010
  • Elizabeth Bishop LTD 1968
  • Barbara Black LLD 1988
  • Albert F. Blakeslee SCD 1952
  • Elizabeth Blanchard AM 1888
  • Sarah Gibson Blanding LLD 1949
  • Frances Bradshaw Blanshard 1916 LLD 1946
  • Charles Blitzer LLD 1989
  • Mabel Thorp Boardman LLD 1916
  • Jean Sutherland Boggs LLD 1975
  • Nadia Boulanger DFA 1958
  • Helen Childs Boyden 1904 LHD 1934
  • Muriel Clara Bradbrook LLD 1965
  • Anna Branch 1897 AM 1934
  • Germaine Bree LTD 1960
  • Vivion Lenon Brewer 1921 LHD 1961
  • Hari Brissimi 1948 LLD 2005
  • Roslyn Brock LHD 2016
  • Anita Brookner LTD 1989
  • Gwendolyn Brooks LTD 1997
  • Adelaide Brown 1888 SCD 1939
  • Ann Winkelman Brown 1959 LLD 2000
  • Nina Browne 1882 LTD 1930
  • Elizabeth T. Bunce 1937 SCD 1971
  • Mary Bunting-Smith LLD 1960
  • Eleanor Margaret Peachy Burbidge SCD 1963
  • Barbara Pierce Bush 1947 LHD 1989
  • Helen Caldicott LLD 1990
  • Sarah Caldwell DFA 1974
  • Mary Calkins 1885 LLD 1910
  • Ruth Brooks Calkins 1921AB 1939
  • Helen Maud Cam LLD 1949
  • Eric Carle LTD 2014
  • Giuseppina Carmirelli MUS 1982
  • Rachel Carson LTD 1953
  • Eunice Hunton Carter 1921 LLD 1938
  • Gwendolen M. Carter LLD 1979
  • Eleanora Carus-Wilson LLD 1968
  • Willa Sibert Cather LHD 1933
  • Carrie Chapman Catt LLD 1925
  • Victoria Chan Chan-Palay 1965 SCD 1979
  • Gloria Chandler 1919 LHD 1968
  • Mary Ellen Chase LTD 1949
  • Judy Chicago DFA 2000
  • Julia McWilliams Child 1934 LHD 1985
  • Constance Chilton 1926 AM 1951
  • Shirley Chisholm LLD 1975
  • Margaret Clapp LLD 1949
  • Annetta Clark 1904 AM 1929
  • Catherine Cleary LLD 1973
  • Jewel Plummer Cobb SCD 2006
  • Hazel Winans Coe 1921 LHD 1962
  • Johnnetta B. Cole LLD 2000
  • Rita Rossi Colwell SCD 2004
  • Grace Hazard Conkling 1899 AM 1930
  • Silvio Conte LLD 1991
  • Jill Ker Conway LTD 1988
  • Alison Cook Cook 1918 AM 1954
  • Constance Eberhardt Cook LLD 1971
  • Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge AM 1927
  • Grace Goodhue Coolidge LLD 1929
  • Joan Cooney LLD 1986
  • Gerty T. Cori SCD 1949
  • Katherine Cornell LHD 1937
  • Louise Frances Cowles AM 1893
  • Cheryl A. Crawford 1925DFA 1962
  • Joanne V. Creighton LLD 1996
  • Adelaide Cromwell 1940 LTD 2015
  • Otelia Cromwell 1900 LLD 1950
  • Elizabeth C. Crosby SCD 1967
  • Frances Crowe LHD 2015
  • Rachel Eleanor Crowdy LLD 1926
  • Marie Curie SCD 1921
  • Anna Cutler 1885 LHD 1952
  • M. Elizabeth Czarnomska AM 1904
  • Marie-Therese d'Alverny LTD 1977
  • Edwidge Danticat LTD 2012
  • Herbert John Davis LLD 1949
  • Natalie Zemon Davis 1949 LHD 1977
  • Katrina de Hirsch SCD 1984
  • Fe del Mundo SCD 1970
  • Maria de Maeztu LLD 1919
  • Maria-Rosa Lida de Malkiel LTD 1955
  • Agnes George De Mille LHD 1954
  • Charlotte DeForest 1901 LHD 1921
  • Vera Micheles Dean LLD 1944
  • Paula Deitz 1959 LHD 2006
  • Sirarpie Der Nersessian LHD 1957
  • Ninette de Valois DFA 1957
  • Colleen Dewhurst DFA 1989
  • Marion Dodd 1906 AM 1936
  • Elizabeth Dole LHD 1998
  • Marion Graffin Donhoff LHD 1962
  • Rhoda Mary Dorsey 1949 LLD 1979
  • Ruth Draper LHD 1947
  • Mildred Dresselhaus SCD 1980
  • Elizabeth Drew LTD 1962
  • Sophie Drinker MUS 1949
  • Eleanor Shipley Duckett LHD 1949
  • Esther Cloudman Dunn LTD 1956
  • Mary Maples Dunn LTD 1998
  • Sylvia A. Earle SCD 2011
  • Marian Wright Edelman LLD 1969
  • Margaret Edson 1983 LTD 2008
  • Amelia Blanchard Edwards LLD 1886
  • Martha M. Eliot SCD 1949
  • Katharine Asher Engel 1920 AM 1950
  • Katherine Woodruff Fanning 1949 LTD 1988
  • Beatrix Cadwalader Jone Farrand LHD 1936
  • Marion Spencer Fay SCD 1964
  • Sidney Bradshaw Fay LHD 1929
  • Honor Bridget Fell SCD 1962
  • Yen-Tsai Feng LHD 1982
  • Mercedes Fermin-Gomez LLD 1970
  • Zelda Fichandler DFA 1977
  • Marian Ropes Fielding 1924 SCD 1965
  • Mary Peters Fieser SCD 1969
  • Vigdis Finnbogadottir LLD 1988
  • Dorothy Canfield Fisher LHD 1954
  • Minnie Maddern Fiske AM 1926
  • Janet Flanner LLD 1958
  • Edna Foley 1901 SCD 1928
  • Florence Whitney Fosdick 1900 LHD 1950
  • Julie Foudy LLD 2005
  • Renee C. Fox 1949 LHD 1975
  • Helen Frankenthaler DFA 1973
  • Claire M. Fraser-Liggett SCD 2009
  • Betty Goldstein Friedan 1942 LHD 1975
  • Ellen Futter LLD 1995
  • John Kenneth Galbraith LLD 1989
  • Cecelia Payne Gaposchkin SCD 1951
  • Juliet V. García LHD 2015
  • Harry Norman Gardiner LHD 1924
  • Helene D. Gayle SCD 2007
  • Carel Bailey Germain LHD 1993
  • Anne Angen Gershon 1960 SCD 1993
  • Eleanor Jack Gibson 1931 SCD 1972
  • Lillian Moller Gilbreth SCD 1945
  • Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve LHD 1936
  • Carol Gilligan LTD 1999
  • Florence Gilman SCD 1923
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg LLD 1994
  • Nikki Giovanni LTD 1975
  • Catherine Crozier Gleason MUS 1965
  • Ellen Gleditsch SCD 1914
  • Thelma Golden 1987 DFA 2004
  • Winifred Goldring SCD 1957
  • Ellen Goodman LHD 1993
  • Nadine Gordimer LTD 1985
  • Beate Sirota Gordon LLD 2008
  • Katharine Graham LLD 1975
  • Martha Graham DFA 1969
  • Evelyn Boyd Granville 1945 SCD 1989
  • Ella Tambussi Grasso LLD 1976
  • Hanna Gray LLD 1986
  • Constance McLaughlin Green 1919 LTD 1963
  • Edith Green LLD 1966
  • Meg E. Greenfield 1952 LHD 1978
  • Jocelyn Crane Griffin 1930 MSS 1947
  • Martha Wright Griffiths LLD 1976
  • Tatyana Grosman DFA 1973
  • Lani Guinier LLD 1999
  • Ruchira Gupta LHD 2016
  • Julia Gulliver 1879 LLD 1910
  • Ute Hagen DFA 1978
  • Helen Hall LHD 1969
  • Mira Hall 1883 LHD 1933
  • Alice Hamilton SCD 1927
  • Gordon Hamilton LHD 1953
  • Nancy Hanks LHD 1978
  • Elizabeth Hardwick LTD 1975
  • Jane Lakes Harman 1966 LLD 1994
  • Julie Harris AM 1956
  • Patricia Harris LLD 1974
  • Rosemary Harris DFA 1968
  • Anna Harrison SCD 1975
  • Ann Hartman 1954 LLD 1995
  • Emelyn Battersby Hartridge LHD 1928
  • Constance R. Harvey 1927 LLD 1952
  • Harriet Boyd Hawes 1892 LHD 1910
  • Elizabeth D. Hay 1948 SCD 1973
  • Helen Hayes LHD 1940
  • Charles Downer Hazen LLD 1937
  • Dorothy Height LHD 1975
  • Carolyn G. Heilbrun LTD 1989
  • Lillian Hellman LTD 1974
  • Julia Henderson LLD 1967
  • Helen Margaret Hewitt LTD 1968
  • Anita F. Hill LLD 2002
  • Edith N. Hill 1903 AM 1928
  • Justina Hill 1916 SCD 1941
  • Gertrude Himmelfarb LTD 1977
  • Marion Hines 1913 SCD 1943
  • Oveta Culp Hobby LLD 1954
  • Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit SCD 1984
  • Malvina Hoffman LHD 1951
  • Louise Adams Holland LTD 1965
  • Florence Hollis 1931 LHD 1967
  • Ruth Sulzberger Holmberg 1943 LHD 2007
  • Rebecca Wilder Holmes MUS 1936
  • Vera Brown Holmes LTD 1960
  • Jenny Holzer DFA 2009
  • Elizabeth Holtzman LLD 1982
  • Louise Homer AM 1931
  • Donald C. Hood SCD 2000
  • Nancy Hopkins SCD 2007
  • Grace Hopper LLD 1984
  • Karen Horn LLD 1992
  • B. Elizabeth Horner SCD 2006
  • Matina Horner LLD 1979
  • Dorothy Millicent Horstmann SCD 1961
  • Mildred Helen McAfee Horton LLD 1944
  • Julia Ward Howe LLD 1910
  • Arianna Huffington LTD 2013
  • Shirley Hufstedler LLD 1982
  • Eleanor Humphreys 1917 SCD 1967
  • Harriet Hunt 1913 AM 1949
  • Swanee Hunt LHD 2014
  • Charlayne Hunter-Gault LHD 2009
  • Ada Louise Huxtable LHD 1968
  • Gwen Ifill LHD 2005
  • Barbel Inhelder SCD 1975
  • Elizabeth Skinner Jackson 1910 AM 1950
  • Shirley Ann Jackson SCD 2002
  • Tano Jodai LLD 1962
  • Laura Johnson LLD 1976
  • Sir Robert Jones SCD 1921
  • Mary Augusta Jordan LHD 1910
  • Sara Murray Jordan SCD 1935
  • Mother Mary Rogers Joseph 1905 LHD 1950
  • Pauline Kael LTD 1973
  • Amanda Bryan Kane 1927 LHD 1955
  • Marie F. Kapp AM 1904
  • Nancy Kassebaum LLD 1990
  • Rajkumari Amrit Kaur LLD 1956
  • Evelyn Fox Keller SCD 2014
  • Florence M. Kelley 1934 LLD 1960
  • Elizabeth Kennan LLD 1984
  • Dorothy Kenyon 1908 LLD 1948
  • Nannerl Keohane LLD 1987
  • Everett Kimball LLD 1947
  • Mary-Claire King SCD 1994
  • Reatha Clark King LLD 1993
  • Mary Kirkbride SCD 1932
  • Helen Paull Kirkpatrick 1931 MA 1948
  • Charlotte Kohler LTD 1971
  • Wendy Kopp LLD 2001
  • Stella Kramrisch LHD 1982
  • Otto F. Kraushaar LLD 1948
  • Mathilde Krim SCD 1996
  • Afroditi K. Krokodilou AM 1948
  • Madeleine L'Engle 41 LTD 1986
  • Florence Corliss Lamont 1893 LLD 1952
  • Julie Clifford Lathrop LLD 1928
  • Lauren Beth Lazin 1982 DFA 2007
  • Rochelle Lazarus 1968 LHD 2005
  • Eva Le Galliene LHD 1930
  • P. Leelavathy 1970 LLD 1997
  • Dorothy F. Leet LTD 1954
  • Elma Lewis DFA 1976
  • Maya Lin DFA 1993
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh 1928 AM 1935 LTD 1970
  • Mary Pillsbury Lord 1927 LLD 1953
  • Ruth Ozeki Lounsbury 1980 LHD 2006
  • Jane Lynch DFA 2012
  • Isabel Gamble MacCaffrey LHD 1978
  • Florence I. Macdonald 1932 AM 1976
  • Jean Kenyon Mackenzie AM 1927
  • Rachel Maddow LLD 2010
  • Margaret E. Mahoney LLD 1985
  • Nancy Weiss Malkiel 1965 LTD 1997
  • Margaret Mitchell Marsh 1922 AM 1939
  • Dorothy Nepper Marshall '35 LLD 1972
  • Margaret H. Marshall LLD 2011
  • Anne Helen Martikainen SCD 1969
  • Anne C. Martindell '02 AC LLD 2002
  • Maria Goeppert Mayer SCD 1961
  • Veronica Maz LHD 1980
  • Helen McAfee 1903 LHD 1935
  • Mildred Helen McAfee LLD 1944
  • Mary McBee 1906 LHD 1936
  • Katherine McBride LLD 1947
  • Mary McCarthy LHD 1988
  • Kenneth McCartney MSW 1973
  • Barbara McClintock SCD 1958
  • Ellen Zinsser McCloy 1918 LLD 1953
  • Isabel Platt McClumpha 1917 AM 1960
  • Victoria Murden McClure 1985 LHD 2010
  • Anne O'Hare McCormick LLD 1939
  • Henry Noble McCracken LLD 1915
  • Sallie McFague 1955 LTD 1977
  • Phyllis McGinley LTD 1964
  • Monica McGoldrick 1969 LHD 1991
  • Millicent Carey McIntosh LLD 1940
  • William McKinley LLD 1899
  • Mary McLeod LHD 1994
  • Mary McMillan 1916 AM 1941
  • Mary P. McPherson 1957 LLD 1981
  • Elizabeth Storrs Mead LHD 1900
  • Golda Meir LLD 1960
  • Lise Meitner SCD 1946
  • Gwendolyn Grant Mellon 1934 LHD 1959
  • Dorothy Reed Mendenhall 1895 SCD 1930
  • Thomas Corwin Mendenhall LLD 1978
  • Soia Mentschikoff LLD 1967
  • Hanan Mikhail-Ashrawi LHD 1999
  • Helen Kirkpatrick Milbank 1931 AM 1948
  • Dorothy Canning Miller 25 LTD 1959
  • Josephine Milligan 1882 SCD 1930
  • Jessica Mitford LTD 1974
  • Agnes Mongan 1929 LHD 1941
  • Elizabeth Mongan LHD 1985
  • Marianne Moore LHD 1955
  • Cathleen Morawetz SCD 1982
  • Edmund S. Morgan LLD 1996
  • Erica Morini MUS 1955
  • Grace McCann Morley LHD 1957
  • Ann Axtell Morris 1922 AM 1935
  • Toni Morrison LTD 1991
  • Elizabeth Cutter Morrow 1896 LHD 1937
  • Frances Hulett Morton 32 LLD 1957
  • Cynthia Moss 1962 SCD2002
  • Constance Baker Motely LHD 1965
  • Thea Musgrave MUS 1979
  • Ng'endo Mwangi 1961 SCD 1987
  • Martha Myers DFA 2010
  • Diana S. Natalicio LLD 2001
  • Elisabeth Muser Neilson LHD 1939
  • Nellie Neilson LHD 1938
  • William Allan Neilson LLD 1942
  • Marilyn Carlson Nelson 1961 LHD 2015
  • Zara Nelsova MUS 1992
  • Wilhelmina of The Netherlands LLD 1949
  • Louise Nevelson DFA 1973
  • Mabel Newcomber LLD 1945
  • Marjorie Hope Nicolson LLD 1941
  • Jessye Norman MUS 1998
  • Eleanor Norton LLD 1983
  • Ada Comstock Notestein 1897 LHD 1922
  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander 1944 LHD 2003
  • Flannery O'Connor LTD 1963
  • Katherine Brownell Oettinger 1925 LLD 1957
  • Sadako Ogata LLD 1980
  • Mildred Scott Olmsted 1912 LHD 1974
  • Marchesa Iris Origo LTD 1964
  • Helenka Pantaleoni LTD 1975
  • Marion Edwards Park LLD 1925
  • Mary Prescott Parsons 1908 LHD 1958
  • Martha Lucas Pate LHD 1971
  • Mary Mills Patrick LLD 1914
  • Ludella L. Peck AM 1904
  • Ellen Fitz Pendleton LLD 1925
  • Mary Locke Petermann SCD 1966
  • Esther Eggersten Peterson LLD 1963
  • Marjorie Phillips DFA 1973
  • Harvey Picker 1942 LLD 1997
  • Helen Sinclair Pittman 1921 SCD 1966
  • Katha Pollitt LHD 2002
  • Edith Porada LTD 1967
  • Katherine Anne Porter LLD 1958
  • Sylvia Porter LLD 1976
  • Louise Pound LHD 1928
  • Anne Prache LHD 1992
  • Harriet Barnes Pratt 1900 LHD 1940
  • Ruth R. Puffer 1929 SCD 1970
  • Bertha Haven Putnam LLD 1945
  • Anna Quindlen LHD 1996
  • Lea Rabin LHD 1998
  • Mamphela Aletta Ramphele LHD 2000
  • Judith Raskin Raskin 1949 AM 1963
  • Dixy Lee Ray SCD 1975
  • Mary Raymond 1891 LHD 1934
  • The Dowager Marchioness of Reading LLD 1956
  • C. Eric Reeves LLD 2008
  • Helen Rogers Reid LLD 1948
  • Harriet Seelye Rhees 1888 AM 1930
  • Adrienne Rich LTD 1979
  • Ann Richards LLD 1992
  • Ellen Henrietta Richards SCD 1910
  • Mary Ellen Richmond AM 1921
  • Gisela Maria Augusta Richter LHD 1935
  • Maria Elena Rincon LHD 1949
  • Caroline Robbins LLD 1971
  • Julia Robinson SCD 1979
  • Mary Robinson 1890 AM 1925
  • Josephine Roche LLD 1932
  • Barbara Honeyman Roll 1932 LHD 1989
  • Eleanor Roosevelt LLD 1949
  • Cicely Kershaw Rosenberry 1930 AM 1962
  • Elisabeth Kubler Ross SCD 1975
  • Loretta June Ross LHD 2013
  • Vera C. Rubin SCD 2001
  • Florence Sabin 1893 SCD 1910
  • Jane Kelly Sabine 1888 SCD 1938
  • Irma Salas LHD 1964
  • Margaret Sanger LLD 1949
  • Sophie Satin SCD 1944
  • Laura Lord Scales 1901 LHD 1931
  • Josephine Schain LLD 1937
  • Berta Scharrer SCD 1980
  • Albert Schinz LHD 1928
  • Felice Nierenberg Schwartz 1946 LHD 1981
  • Vida Scudder 1884 LHD 1922
  • Emma Sebring 1889 LHD 1925
  • Laurenus Clark Seelye LLD 1913
  • Donna E. Shalala LLD 2001
  • Peggy M. Shepard SCD 2010
  • Mary Kimberly Shirk 1904 LTD 1950
  • Muriel Siebert LLD 2012
  • Beverly Sills LHD 1985
  • Mary Kingsbury Simkhovitch LLD 1951
  • Mary Simmonds 1971 SCD 2005
  • Adele Simmons LLD 1989
  • Ruth J. Simmons LHD 2014
  • Ase Gruda Skard LHD 1983
  • Anna Deavere Smith DFA 2003
  • Margaret Chase Smith LLD 1949
  • Megan Smith SCD 2016
  • Olive Watkins Smith SCD 1951
  • Florence H. Snow 1904 AM 1925
  • Susan Solomon SCD 2012
  • Brinda Somaya DFA 2012
  • Theodate H. Soule 1917 LHD 1963
  • Emma Bailey Speer AM 1925
  • Lois Harkrider Stair 1944 LHD 1981
  • Gloria Steinem 1956 LTD 1988
  • Rise Stevens DFA 1970
  • Eleanor Bumstead Stevenson 1923 AM 1946
  • George Stanley Stevenson LLD 1949
  • Helen Osborne Storrow AM 1934
  • Dorothy C. Stratton LLD 1952
  • Ethel Grey Stringfellow LHD 1960
  • Lucy Stuart Sutherland LLD 1964
  • Helen Suzman LLD 1977
  • Mary Elizabeth Switzer LLD 1967
  • Irene Barnes Taeuber LLD 1960
  • Maria Tallchief DFA 1981
  • James M. Taylor LLD 1913
  • Lily Rose Taylor LTD 1961
  • Sallie McFague TeSelle LTD 1977
  • Clara Murphy Tead 1913 LLD 1950
  • Romila Thapar LTD 1999
  • Caroline Bedell Thomas 1925 SCD 1955
  • Helen Elizabeth Thompson LHD 1929
  • Margaret Farrand Thorp 1914 LTD 1957
  • Shiranee Tilakawardane LLD 2011
  • Anna Maria Petrioli Tofani LLD 1990
  • Dominique Toran-Allerand 1955 SCD 1998
  • Joan P. Tower DFA 2013
  • Gertrude Townsend AM 1947
  • Garry B. Trudeau LHD 1987
  • Dwight William Tryon AM 1923
  • Barbara Tuchman LTD 1974
  • Henry Mather Tyler LHD 1926
  • Laura D'Andrea Tyson 1969 LLD 1994
  • Liv Ullmann DFA 1980
  • Laurel Ulrich LTD 1995
  • Eliza Parker Underhill AM 1892
  • Sigrid Undset LTD 1943
  • Richard P. Unsworth LLD 1992
  • Lida Josephine Usilton SCD 1953
  • Irita Van Doren LTD 1955
  • Miriam Van Waters LLD 1932
  • Helen Vendler LTD 1980
  • Emily Townsend Vermeule LTD 1972
  • Melanne Verveer LLD 2013
  • Berthe Vincens AM 1910
  • Deborah Voigt MUS 2015
  • Lillian D. Wald LLD 1949
  • Sima Wali LHD 2002
  • Julia Walsh LHD 1983
  • Abby Wambach LHD 2016
  • Pearl Anderson Wanamaker LHD 1956
  • Barbara Ward LLD 1949
  • Bennetta Bullock Washington LLD 1970
  • Wendy Wasserstein DFA 1996
  • Hyla S. Watters 1915 SCD 1950
  • Margaret Webster LHD 1945
  • Cynthia Clark Wedel LHD 1972
  • Cicely V. Wedgewood LLD 1962
  • Carrie Mae Weems DFA 2011
  • Marguerite Wells 1895 LLD 1935
  • Eudora Welty LTD 1956
  • Cornel West LHD 2001
  • Jaqueline Grennen Wexler LLD 1975
  • Helen Constance White LTD 1947
  • Anna Young Whiting 1916 SCD 1964
  • Suvia Paton Whittemore 1919 LHD 1977
  • Charlotte Elizabeth Whitton LLD 1955
  • Sheila Widnall SCD 1990
  • Richard Wilbur LTD 1996
  • Elizabeth Mary Wilkinson LLD 1966
  • Charlotte Willard 1883 LHD 1922
  • Cicely Delphine Williams SCD 1976
  • Jody Williams LLD 2006
  • Patricia J. Williams LLD 2004
  • Margaret Wilson LLD 1978
  • Mary Wilson 1891 LHD 1931
  • Mira B. Wilson 1914 LLD 1938
  • Stephanie Wilson SCD 2016
  • Dorothy Wolff 1918 SCD 1963
  • Helen Wolff LHD 1978
  • Edith Elmer Wood 1890 LLD 1940
  • Judy Woodruff LHD 2004
  • Mary Emma Woolley LLD 1910
  • Jane Worcester 1931 SCD 1968
  • Mary Clabaugh Wright LLD 1968
  • Chien Shiung Wu SCD 1959
  • Yi-Fang Wu LLD 1943
  • Xie Hsieh Xide 1949 SCD 1981
  • Caroline Ardelia Yale LHD 1910
  • Rosalyn Yalow SCD 1994
  • Jane Yolen 1960 LTD 2003
  • Marguerite Yourcenar LTD 1961
  • Elizabeth Rosenberg Zetzel 1928 SCD 1968

Key

  • DFA = Doctor of Fine Arts
  • LTD = Doctor of Letters
  • LHD = Doctor of Humane Letters
  • LLD = Doctor of Laws
  • MUS = Doctor of Music
  • SCD = Doctor of Science