Saint Xavier University Commencement

Commencement

Previous Honorary Degree Recipients

Below are honorary degree recipients from past commencement ceremonies.

2010s

2018 Mr. Kenneth W. Lukhard
2018 Ms. Maudlyne Ihejirika
2017 Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo
2017 Dr. R. Scott Appleby
2016 Reverend L. Scott Donahue
2016 Mr. George Wendt
2015 Mr. James Reynolds Jr., M.S.F.
2015 Dr. Jason Canner
2014 Sister Lillian Murphy, R.S.M.
2014 Reverend Donald A. Doll, S.J.
2013 Mr. Edward D. Maloney
2012 Dr. Joseph Parisi
2012 Dr. Courtney H. Lyder
2012 Sister Marilyn Lacey, R.S.M.
2011 Mr. Sidney Finkel
2011 Most Reverend Moses B. Anderson, S.S.E.
2011 Mr. Dominic Belmonte
2011 Mr. Donald Paul Hahn
2011 Mr. Michael Carroll
2010 The Honorable Virginia A. Rugai
2010 Sister Lois Graver, R.S.M.
2010 Dr. Jeanette Rodriguez
2010 Reverend Michael M. Boland
2010 Mr. Larry R. Rogers Sr.

2000s

2009 Sister Mary Aquin O'Neill, R.S.M.
2009 Mr. Richard H. Driehaus
2009 Mrs. Mary Rita Stump
2009 Mr. Robert Stump
2008 Sister Sharon Ann Euart, R.S.M.
2008 Mr. Elie Wiesel
2008 Mrs. Margaret Corbett Daley
2008 Mr. James J. McDonough
2008 Mr. James J. O'Connor
2007 Sister Ana Maria Pineda, R.S.M.
2007 General Colin L. Powell (Ret.)
2007 Mr. Norman R. Bobins
2007 Mr. Warner Saunders
2006 Sister Rosemary Connelly, R.S.M.
2005 Mr. Norman C. Francis
2005 Sister Margaret A. Farley, R.S.M.
2005 Ms. Margaret T.G. Burroughs
2004 Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I.
2003 Mr. Richard E. Terry
2002 Mr. Jack Simmerling
2002 Mr. James T. Joyce
2002 Mr. Terry G. Hillard
2002 Mr. John Callaway
2001 Reverend John J. Wall
2001 Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
2001 Mr. Ramsey Lewis
2000 Mr. Arthur R. Velasquez
2000 Mr. Marshall B. Front

1990s

1999 Mr. Brian O. Shannon
1999 Dr. Janet D. Rowley
1999 Ms. Mary Houghton
1999 Mr. Bernard L. Downey
1998 Mr. Christopher Zorich
1998 Dr. Elaine M. Schuster
1998 Mr. David S. Logan
1998 Mr. Robert E. Hord Sr.
1997 Dr. Muhammad Yunus
1997 Ms. Tracy Chapman
1996 Dr. David Tracy
1996 Sister Doris Gottemoeller, R.S.M.
1995 Mr. Martin Ozinga Jr.
1995 Mr. Michael Novak
1995 Sister Alice Gallin, O.S.U.
1994 Mr. William A. McIntosh
1994 Ms. Mary Gordon
1994 Mr. Frank W. Considine
1993 Dr. Garry Wills
1993 Mr. Frank W. Luerssen
1993 Ms. Eppie Lederer
1993 Ms. Kathy Osterman
1992 Mr. Andrew J. McKenna
1992 Dr. Leon Lederman
1991 Mr. Jerrold Wexler
1991 Dr. Donna Shalala
1991 Monsignor Ignatius D. McDermott
1990 Mrs. Jayne C. Thompson
1990 Dr. Martin E. Marty
1990 Mr. John F. Cuneo Jr.

1980s

1989 Mrs. Maria T. Paschen
1989 Monsignor John J. Egan
1989 Mr. Anthony DeSantis
1989 Mr. Lester Crown
1988 Mr. Arturo Velasquez
1988 Ms. Margaret Hillis
1988 Joseph Cardinal Bernardin
1987 Honorable Daniel P. Moynihan
1987 Mr. Robert W. Galvin
1987 Mrs. Marjorie C. Benton
1986 Sister Sheila Lyne, R.S.M.
1986 Ms. Ardis Krainik
1986 Mr. Wallace E. Carroll
1985 Mr. Jonathan E. Schell
1985 Mr. Arthur Rubloff
1985 Sister Mary Brian Costello, R.S.M.
1984 Mr. A. N. Pritzker
1984 Archbishop Dom Helder Camara
1984 Mrs. Gwendolyn Brooks
1983 Dr. Rosemary R. Ruether
1983 Most Reverend John R. Roach, D.D.
1983 Mr. William B. Graham
1981 Dr. Edmund D. Pellegrino

1970s

1978 Mr. Thomas A. Lewis
1971 Mr. Marvin G. Osborn Jr.
1971 Mr. Donald O'Toole

1960s

1965 Mr. R. Sargent Shriver
1965 Honorable Edith Green
1965 Ms. Esther Garrison
1963 Dr. Gertrude Engbring
1963 Mrs. Eleanor Daley
1961 Mother M. Regina Cunningham, R.S.M.
1961 Mr. Thomas J. Walsh
1961 Mr. Peter M. Shannon
1961 Mother M. Huberta McCarthy, R.S.M.
1961 Very Reverend John E. Marr, O.P.
1960 Mr. Morgan Murphy
1960 Mr. Charles F. Murphy
1960 Mr. Benjamin F. Lindheimer
1960 Honorable Richard J. Daley

1950s

1952 Ms. Laura B. Corbett
1950 Ms. Marie Plamondon
1950 Ms. Mary Amberg