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Honorary Degrees 1967-2000

Conferred by the University of Missouri–St. Louis


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