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Honorary Degrees


Doctor of Laws Lawrence College June 1962
     
Doctor of Laws Tufts University June 9, 1963
     
Doctor of Laws Brown University June 2, 1969
     
Doctor of Laws Columbia University June 6, 1972
     
Doctor of Commercial Science Pace University April 2, 1974
     
Doctor of Commercial Science St. John’s University June 2, 1974
     
Doctor of Laws Fordham University May 29, 1977
     
Doctor of Commercial Science New York University June 2, 1977
     
Doctor of Humane Letters Lafayette College
June 6, 1977
     
Doctor of Laws Wesleyan University June 3, 1984
     
Doctor of Laws Morehouse College May 19, 1985
     
Doctor of Laws Hamilton College May 19, 1996
     
     
From left to right: Colin Campbell, President of Wesleyan; Edward Kennedy; David McCullough; Natalie Zemon Davis; Walter B. Wriston; Nicholas John Turro, Jr.; and D. Ronald Daniel, Board Chairman, Wesleyan University Trustees. Edward Kennedy, David McCullough, Natalie Zemon Davis, Walter B. Wriston, and Nicholas John Turro, Jr. received honorary degrees during the 1984 Wesleyan University Commencement.