Commencement

Honorary Degree Recipients

 

Conferred by the University of Missouri-St. Louis

Recipient

Date Conferred


Steven F. Schankman
Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2013


Carol J. Valenta
Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2013


David Hilliard
Doctor of Humane Letters

August, 2013


Nicholas Karakas
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 2013


Will D. Carpenter
Doctor of Science

May 2013


Harry W. Orf
Doctor of Science

December 2012

Gary W. Stangler
Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2012


Jean Carnahan
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 2012

 
Henry Givens Jr.
Doctor of Arts and Letters

May 2012

 
Tom Sullivan
Doctor of Humane Letters  

May 2012


Patricia B. Wolff, MD
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 2012

 
David Robertson
Doctor of Music

May 2011


Rita Colwell
Doctor of Science

May 2011


Sr. Mary Antona Ebo
Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2011


Norman R. Seay
Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2011


Michael Uthoff
Doctor of Fine Arts

August 2010


Thomas Engelhardt
Doctor of Arts and Letters

May 2010


Philip H. Loughlin III
Doctor of Arts and Letters

December 2009


Nancy Kranzberg
Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2009


Kenneth Kranzberg
Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2009


Eric Schaps
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 2009


Susan Salesky Rudin
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 2009


Marylen Mann
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 2009


Esley Ian Hamilton
Doctor of Arts and Letters

May 2009


Earl Elmer Bakken
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 2008


Martin Duggan
Doctor of Arts and Letters

May 2008


Mildred Winter
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 2008


Anthony (Tony) La Russa Jr.
Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2007

 
Charles Thal
Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2007


David Halen
Doctor of Music

May 2007


John Lutz
Doctor of Arts & Letters

May 2007


Robert Frank
Doctor of Humane Letters

December 2006


The Honorable Wayne Goode
Doctor of Laws

August 2006


Joe Edwards
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 2006


Priscilla R. McDonnell
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 2006


Helen S. Shopmaker and
Dr. Allen Shopmaker

Doctor of Humane Letters

August 2005


Leo Drey
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 2005


Mary Ann Lee
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 2005


Sandra VanTrease
Doctor of Arts & Letters

May 2004


Ahmed Kathrada
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 2004


Robert R. Hermann
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 2004


William C. (Bill) Wilson
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 2004


John W. Barriger IV
Doctor of Arts & Letters

August 2003


Martin Matthews
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 2003


Sister Mary Jean Ryan
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 2003


Robert W. Spencer
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 2003


S. Lee Kling
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 2003


Harriett Woods
Doctor of Laws

January 2003


Seigo Arai
Doctor of Arts & Letters

January 2003


Stuart Symington Jr.
Doctor of Laws

August 2002


William Warfield (posthumously)
Doctor of Music

August 2002


William L. Clay
Doctor of Laws

May 2002


Theodore C. Wetterau

Doctor of Humane Letters

January 2002


Whitney Harris
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 2001


David C. Darnell
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 2001


Robert W. McKnight
Doctor of Arts & Letters

May 2001


W. Randolph Adams
Doctor of Arts & Letters

January 2001


Ellen Sherberg
Doctor of Arts & Letters

August 2000


Adam Aronson
Doctor of Arts & Letters

May 2000


Judith Aronson
Doctor of Arts & Letters

May 2000


Alyn Essman
Doctor of Arts & Letters

May 2000

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Marlyn Essman
Doctor of Arts & Letters

May 2000

 

John W. Bachmann
Doctor of Arts & Letters

January 2000


Claude Baker (posthumously)
Doctor of Arts & Letters

August 1999


Raymond C. Burton
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1999


Peter Fanchi Jr.
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1999


James Burke
Doctor of Arts & Letters

January 1999


Robert Archibald
Doctors of Arts & Letters

August 1998

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Brian Mulroney
Doctor of Laws

May 1998


The Honorable Sue S. Shear
Doctor of Laws

May 1998


Richard C. Fleming
Doctor of Laws

January 1998


John Hume
Doctor of Laws

January 1998


Osborne (Ozzie) Smith

Doctor of Humane Letters

August 1997


JoAnn Harmon
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1997


John Jacob
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1997


Bruce Coppock
Doctor of Music

January 1997


Horace Wilkins Jr.
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 1996


Charles MacKay

Doctor of Music

May 1996


John Francis Dill
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1996


John L. Mason
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1996


Julius Hunter
Doctor of Arts & Letters

August 1995

Fred L. Brown

Doctor of Humane Letters
May 1995

James H. Buford

Doctor of Humane Letters
May 1995


E. Desmond Lee
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1995


Patricia C. McKissack
Doctor of Arts & Letters

August 1994


Frederick L. McKissack

Doctor of Arts & Letters

August 1994


Honorable Neil Molloy
Doctor of Laws

August 1994


The Honorable Robert Young
Doctor of Laws

August 1994


Edith Cunnane
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1994


Benjamin F. Edwards III
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1994


Charles H. Hoessle
Doctor of Science

January 1994


Yien-si Tsiang
Doctor of Laws

January 1994


Ronald Himes
Doctor of Fine Arts

August 1993


Joseph R. Thomas
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 1993


Steven Woolf
Doctor of Fine Arts

August 1993


Lord Asa Briggs
Doctor of Arts & Letters

May 1993


Alfred Fleishman
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1993


Donald M. Suggs, D.D.S.
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1993


Eugene M. Lang
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1993


Muriel Nezhnie Helfman
Doctor of Fine Arts

August 1992


Helen E. Nash, M.D.
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1992


Colin Graham
Doctor of Fine Arts

May 1992


David W. Kemper
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1992


Marian O. Oldham
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1992


Andrew B. Craig III
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1991


Gyo Obata
Doctor of Fine Arts

May 1991


Margaret Bush Wilson
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1991


Andrew E. Neuman
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1991


Peggy A. Neuman
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1991


Ruth A. Bryant
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 1990


Stanley Pace
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 1990


Stephen Jay Gould
Doctor of Science

May 1990


Robert McFerrin
Doctor of Music

May 1990


Bobby McFerrin
Doctor of Music

May 1990


Robert C. West
Doctor of Engineering

May 1990


Tom K. Smith Jr.
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1990


William E. Cornelius
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1990


Willie Mae Ford Smith
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 1989


Emily Rauh Pulitzer
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1989


Joseph Pulitzer Jr.
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1989


Jackie Joyner Kersee
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1989


Harvey Saligman
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1989


Lynn R. Broeder
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1988


Richard J. Mahoney
Doctor of Laws

May 1988


John R. Weber
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1988


Sister Patricia Ann Kelley
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1988


Katherine Dunham
Doctor of Fine Arts

May 1987


Lee M. Liberman
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1987


The Rev. William G. Gillespie
Doctor of Laws

January 1987


Daniel Schlafly
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1987


Jack Buck
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 1986


Ntozake Shange
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1986


Judge Ann Quill Niederlander
Doctor of Laws

January 1986


Sanford N. McDonnell
Doctor of Laws

August 1985


Mary Burnett Strauss
Doctor of Fine Arts

May 1985


Leon R. Strauss
Doctor of Laws

May 1985


Robert Hyland
Doctor of Laws

May 1985


Max Starkloff
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1985


Charles Menees
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 1984


Stanley Frank Musial
Doctor of Laws

May 1984


Richard Gaddes
Doctor of Fine Arts

January 1984


Ben H. Wells
Doctor of Humane Letters

July 1983


Katherine Gladney Wells
Doctor of Humane Letters

July 1983


DeVerne Lee Calloway
Doctor of Laws

May 1983


Manfred Rommel
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1983


Howard F. Baer
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 1982


Noah Weinstein
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 1982


Howard Nemerov
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1982


Eric P. Newman
Doctor of Humane Letters

December 1981


Evelyn Edison Newman
Doctor of Humane Letters

December 1981


Leonard Slatkin
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1981


Julia Davis
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1981


Jessie L. Ternberg, M.D.
Doctor of Science

May 1981


Irving Dilliard
Doctor of Laws

December 1980


Sr. Marie Charles Buford
Doctor of Laws

August 1980


Nesby Moore
Doctor of Laws

August 1980


Grace Bumbry
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1980


Richard Dudman

Doctor of Laws

August 1979


Morton D. May
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1979


Marjorie Wolcott May
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1979


Margaret Drey Freund
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1979


Theodore McMillian
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 1978


Donald P. Ames
Doctor of Laws

May 1978


Ernest Tino Trova
Doctor of Humane Letters

January 1978


John Francis McDermott
Doctor of Humane Letters

August 1977


Emily Hahn
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1977


Charles F. Knight
Doctor of Laws

May 1976


Richard Mantia
Doctor of Laws

May 1976


Margaret Hickey Strubinger
Doctor of Laws

May 1975


Frankie Muse Freeman
Doctor of Laws

May 1975


Lawerence K. Roos
Doctor of Laws

January 1975


William N. Eisendrath Jr.
Doctor of Humane Letters

May 1974


Theodore D. McNeal
Doctor of Laws

May 1973


Sol M. Linowitz
Doctor of Laws

May 1972


Roy Wilkins
Doctor of Humane Letters

June 1971


J. Martin Klotsche
Doctor of Humane Letters

June 1970


Leonor K. Sullivan
Doctor of Laws

June 1969


Preston Estep
Doctor of Laws

June 1968


Joseph P. Cosand
Doctor of Humane Letters

June 1967