Honorary Degree Recipients

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1961
Lyndon B. Johnson
Carlos P. Romulo

1962
John Sherman Cooper
Herman Lee Donovan
William F. O'Donnell

1963
Henry H. Hill
Homer W. Carpenter
Bert T. Combs

1964
Norman Vincent Peale
Carl D. Perkins
Richard J. Evans
Jesse H. Stuart

1965
Charles Elmore Beck
Garvice D. Kincaid
William F. Miller

1966
Edward N. Breathitt
William S. Hayes
John W. Macy
Earle C. Clements
Irene Steed Muir

1967
Francis L. Dale
Gale McGee
Thomas McDonough
Mabel Pollitt Adams

1968
Louie B. Nunn
Fess Parker
Ralph H. Woods
Edward C. Pomeroy

1969
Scott Carpenter
Merritt Madison Chambers
Thruston B. Morton

1970
Florence B. Stratemeyer
James L. Sublett
Adron Doran

1971
William Robert Moody
Clarence Gifford
Kelly Thompson

1972
Edith Green
Robert M. Worthington
Allan W. Ostar

1973
Wendell Ford
Pauline Knapp
Harlan Sanders
Robert L. Nichols
Russell I. Todd

1974
Julian Carroll
Earle B. Combs
Felix W. DeWeldon
Mary Jo Hill
Irvin Lunger
William L. Wallace
Tim Lee Carter

1975
Harry M. Sparks
Carl M. Hill
Louis Smith
Walter D. Huddleston
James Chenault

1976
James E. Bassett
Robert R. Hensley
Ewart W. Johnson
Margaret Lindsey
Thomas D. Clark
J. Winston Coleman

1977
Robert R. Martin
Karl D. Bays
Merle B. Karnes
Helen E. Brown
Jerome P. Keper
Martha C. Sudduth

1978
Lillie D. Chaffin
Floyd Hunter
Flonnia C. Taylor
Eula Bingham

1979
Francis S. Hutchins
Charles Pilliod
Dero Downing

1980
John Y. Brown, Jr.
Richard B. Davis
Harry S. Broudy

1981
Frank G. Dickey
James M. Boswell
Mildred L. Montag

1982
Albert P. Smith
Joseph H. Keller
Rupert N. Evans
Charles B. Flood

1983
Kenneth Perry
Jo Eleanor Elliott
A.D. AlbrightÂ
Louise G. Hutchins

1984
John S. Palmore
Thomas Herndon

1985
Martha Layne Collins
J.C. Powell
John Irwin
LeRoy T. Walker

1986
Robert D. Bell
R.R. Richards
Peter P. Lejins
Thomas D. Little

1987
Donald R. Dizney
Robert B. Morgan

1988
Wallace Wilkinson
Thomas Gray
Hal Rogers
Clarke T. Gray

1989
Larry J. Hopkins
Frances Burke
Betty Asher

1990
John R. Hall
Joseph W. Phelps

1991
Angela Barron McBride
Raymond E. Giltner
Lyman V. Ginger

1992
Betty L. Siegel
Robert V. Remini

1993
John D. Rowlett
John Ed McConnell
Elmer Whitaker

1994
Warren W. Rosenthal
N. Mitchell Meade

1995
Bobbie Ann Mason
Helen M. Reed
Elizabeth M. Nuss

1996
C. Vernon Cooper, Jr.
Hazel C. Little

1997
James C. Klotter
Louise Rutledge Dowerman
Carl E. Hurley

1998
Harold Glenn Campbell
Hanly Funderburk
Ted C. Gilbert
J. Malcolm Grear

1999
Cecil Karrick
Joseph E. Lambert
Ralph W. Beiting

2000
David Barrow Dick

2001
Robert F. Sexton
John M. Keane

2002
Helen Thomas
Mitchell Tolle

2003
Kevin W. Cosby
Finley R. Hamilton

2004
Story Musgrave
F. Douglas Scutchfield

2005
Ricky Skaggs
Gary Booth

2006
Mitch McConnell
Dan Mason

2007
Thomas Logsdon
Lonnie Napier

2008
William S. Daugherty
Brereton Jones
Nick Clooney