Honorary Degrees

1962

John M. Joyce
Doctor of Laws

 

1970

Sr. M. Charles Zieverink, OSF
Doctor of Music

Verniss E. Dillon
Doctor of Laws

 

1971

The Most Rev. Romeo R. Blanchette, D.D.
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

1972

Daniel O’Connell
Doctor of Laws

The Rev. Francis X. Shea, S.J.
Doctor of Laws

 

1973

James B. Holderman
Doctor of Laws

Sr. Francine Zeller, OSF.
Doctor of Laws

Charles G. Dobbins
Doctor of Laws

 

1974

M. Therese Southgate, M.D.
Doctor of Laws

 

1975

Frank Mario Parrino
Doctor of Laws

Abilgail Q. McCarthy
Doctor of Laws

 

1976

George C. O’Brien
Doctor of Laws

 

1981

Edmund D. Pellegrino, M.D.
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

1984

Sr. Ann James Murray, OSF.
Doctor of Humane Letters

Arnold Good
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

1985

Rabbi Morris M. Hershman
Doctor of Humane Letters

Harold E. Moser
Doctor of Humane Letters

Sr. M. Rosaria Kranz, OSB
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

1986

Rev. Lawrence M. Jenco
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

1987

Patrick G. Ryan
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

1988

Sr. Elaine Murphy, OSF
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

1990

Most Rev. Roger L. Kaffer, D.D.
Doctor of Humane Letters

Patrick M. Webb
Doctor of Humane Letters

Frank J. Turk, Sr.
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

1992

Sandra Goeken Martis
Honorary Bachelor of Arts

Sr. Vivian Whitehead, OSF.
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

1994

Thomas M. Flavin
Doctor of Humane Letters

Most Rev. Joseph L. Imesch, D.D.
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

1996

LaVerne S. Brown
Doctor of Humane Letters

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.
Doctor of Laws

 

1998

Odell DeCarol Williamson
Doctor of Humane Letters

Most Rev. Timothy J. Lyne
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

1999

Sr. M. Bernadette Sifferlin, O.S.F.
Doctor of Humane Letters

U.S. Sen. Paul J. Simon (retired)
Retired U.S. Senator

 

2000

Sr. Mary Jean Morris, O.S.F.
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

2002

Dr. Hazel Loucks
Doctor of Laws

Sr. Margaret Duffy, OSF
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

2004

Carolyn Tomecek Murphy
Doctor of Humane Letters

Sr. Maria Pesavento, OSF
Doctor of Humane Letters

Robert D. Novak
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

2005

Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr.
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

2006

Rosario Marin
Former Treasurer of the United States
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

2008

Sr. Rosemary Fonck, OSF
President, Sisters of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

2010

Rev. John P. Foley, S.J.
Executive Chairman, Cristo Rey Network
Chicago, IL
Doctor of Humane Letters

 

2011

Rev. Donald Senior, L.P.
President, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL
Doctor of Humane Letters