Alumnae Honorary Degrees by Class

Honorary Degrees given to Mount Holyoke alumnae after 1919

Class Name Degree Year Received
1858 Emily White Smith MA 1925
1861 Emily S. Wilson Litt.D. 1937
1870 Caroline A. Yale LL.D. 1927
1871 Cornelia M. Clapp Sc.D. 1921
1873 Henrietta E. Hooker Sc.D. 1923
1879 Marion Gaylord Atwell Litt.D. 1923
1883 Emily R. Bissell MA 1825
1886 Harriett B. Prescott Litt.D. 1936
1893 Amy F. Rowland MA 1921
1896 Matilda Calder Thurston Litt.D. 1925
1897 Olive Sawyer Hoyt Litt.D. 1929
1898 Louise Baird Wallace Sc.D. 1919
1900 Alice Browne Frame Litt.D. 1925
1902 Frances Perkins MA/LL.D. 1927
1902 Emma Perry Carr Sc.D. 1952
1903 Miriam F. Carpenter Litt.D 1933
1905 Harriett M. Allyn LL.D. 1948
1905 Margaret Morse Nice Sc.D. 1955
1909 Florence M. Read Litt.D. 1929
1909 Jane L. Mesick Litt.D. 1930
1910 Elizabeth M. Lee L.H.D. 1972
1910 Esther L. Richards Sc.D. 1926
1911 Frances Warner Hersey Litt.D. 1937
1911 Mary Ely Lyman Litt.D. 1937
1911 Katie Wilcox L.H.D. 1961
1913 Edith M. Coon L.H.D. 1930
1913 Mary Ashby cheek Sc.D. 1937
1913 Margaret Tyler Sc.D. 1937
1913 Marjorie Smith Terrell L.H.D. 1961
1913 Grace A. Rotzel L.H.D 1973
1914 Dorothy L. Blair Litt.D. 1974
1915 Helen Vincent McLean Sc.D. 1965
1915 Christianna Smith Sc.D. 1975
1916 Yau Tsit Law Litt.D. 1937
1917 Margaret E. Conrad Sc.D. 1948
1917 Helen S. Mitchell Sc.D. 1972
1918 Helen D. Bragdon LL.D. 1951
1919 Beatrice Hyslop Litt.D. 1959
1919 Eleanor D. Mason Sc.D. 1951
1919 Anna Budd Ware L.H.D. 1972
1920 Rachel F. Brown Sc.D. 1972
1920 Katharine Butler Sc.D. 1965
1920 Mary Eleanor Manchester LL.D. 1975
1920 Mildred Trotter Sc.D. 1960
1921 Mary Higley Mills M.A. 1966
1922 Dorothy W. Gifford Sc.D. 1957
1922 Margaret Judson Litt.D. 1972
1922 Constance E. Hartt Sc.D. 1972
1924 Helen Bennett Brown Sc.D. 1974
1925 Roberta Swartz Chalmers Litt.D. 1937
1925 Lucy W. Pickett Sc.D. 1975
1925 Ida B. Sudder L.H.D. 1986
1926 Helen Sawyer Hogg Sc.D. 1958
1926 Ann Hatfield (Eleanor Adams Rothschild) D.F.A. 1962
1926 Anna Mary Wells Litt.D. 1967
1927 Dorothy Hewitt Hutchinson L.H.D. 1977
1928 Alice Kimball Smith L.H.D. 1972
1929 Virginia Apgar Sc.D. 1965
1929 Marjorie Seaton Hooper L.H.D. 1979
1931 Florence L. Anderson L.H.D. 1972
1931 Barbara J. Betz Sc.D. 1976
1931 Margaret Hastings Litt.D. 1976
1931 Isabelle Steele Blish L.H.D. 1981
1932 Virginia Mayo Fiske Sc.D. 1977
1933 Virginia Hamilton Adair L.H.D. 1999
1933 Lucile Tomlinson Wessman L.H.D. 1973
1933 Margaret McElderry Lunt L.H.D. 1978
1933 Ruth c. Lawson LL.D 1983
1935 Marjorie Fiske Lowenthal Sc.D 1976
1937 Miriam Camp Camps LL.D. 1959
1937 Phoebe Baroody Stanton Litt.D. 1971
1937 Mabel Murphy Smythe L.H.D. 1977
1938 Helen Murphy Tepperman Sc.D. 1991
1938 Barbara F. Palser Sc.D. 1978
1938 Florence Schorske Wald L.H.D. 1978
1938 Ruth Whittemore Sc.D. 1983
1939 Jean Sudrann L.H.D. 1989
1940 Ella Tambussi Grasso LL.D. 1972
1940 Beryl Robichaud Collins Sc.D 1980
1941 Pauline Tompkins LL.D. 1957
1941 Barbara McClure White LL.D. 1972
1941 Catherine Roraback LL.D. 1981
1942 Elizabeth Storey Landis LL.D. 1983
1942 Matilda Stewart McIntire Sc.D. 1989
1943 Emily L. Wick Sc.D. 1972
1943 Brij Kumari Paul Batra Sc.D. 1986
1944 Hilda Chen Apuy L.H.D. 2006
1946 Ruth Gill Van Cleve Ll.D. 1976
1946 Siegried Achorn Centerwall L.H.D. 1985
1946 Susan E. Gitt Gordon Sc.D. 1995
1947 Sheila Barshay Goldbloom L.H.D. 2010
1947 Janet Bator Young LL.D. 1982
1948 Claude de Renty du Granrut LL.D. 2002
1948 Vera Kistiakowsky Sc.D. 1978
1948 Helen Padykula Sc.D. 1984
1948 Jean E. Sammet Sc.D. 1978
1948 Michiko Nishiura Weglyn Litt.D. 1994
1950 Janet A. Emig L.H.D. 1990
1950 Dorothy Rooke McCulloch L.H.D. 2000
1950 Lilian Cramer Randall D.F.A. 1998
1951 Jean McPherson Bennett Sc.D. 1992
1951 Elizabeth Peters Tidball L.H.D. 1976
1954 Nancy Woodward Hendrie Sc.D. 2003
1954 Mary Luckett Murray L.H.D. 1996
1956 Elizabeth Barrett-Connor Sc.D. 1985
1957 Alice Stone Ilchman Ll.D. 1982

1957

1958

Frances Cooper Volkmann

Joan Jonas

Sc.D.

D.F.A.

1987

2016

1958 Gloria Johnson Powell Sc.D. 1997
1958 Judith Voris Reppy LL.D. 1986
1958 Harriet Levine Weissman L.H.D. 2008
1959 Barbara Prentiss Hinckley LL.D. 1984
1959 Nita Melnikoff Lowey LL.D. 1994
1959 Nancy Ahlberg Mellor L.H.D. 2011
1960 Marjorie Benedict Cohn D.F.A. 1996
1960 Adele Mintz Dalsimer L.H.D. 1995
1960 Catherine McArdle Kelleher Litt.D. 1980
1960 Elizabeth Topham Kennan Litt.D. 1995
1960 Frances Hall Miller L.H.D. 1999
1961 Anne Merchant Boesgaard Sc.D. 1981
1964 Marilyn Wong Fu D.F.A. 1984
1964 Catherine Higgs Milton L.H.D. 1992

1965

1966

Margaret W. Conkey

Joan Biren

L.H.D.

D.F.A.

1996

2017

1966 Dolores Hayden L.H.D. 1987
1966 Joanne R. Lupton Sc.D. 2013
1966 Jean E. Taylor Sc.D. 2001
1967 Judith Kurland L.H.D. 1993

1967

1967

Carol Geary Schneider

Nancy J. Vickers

L.H.D.

L.H.D.

2015

1999

1968 Barbara Wilson Sc.D. 2005
1969 Helen W. Donovan Litt.D. 1995
1969 Jane Famiano Garvey L.H.D. 2003
1970 Lila M. Gierasch Sc.D. 2002
1971 Wendy Wasserstein L.H.D. 1990
1973 Glenda A. Hatchett LL.D. 2000
1975 Susan D. Kare Sc.D. 2001
1975 Gjertrud C. Schnackenberg LL.D. 1985
1977 Debra Martin Chase D.A. 2007
1978 Nancy Gustafson D.F.A. 1998
1983 Malika Dutt L.H.D. 2012
1983 Mary C. Mazzio L.H.D. 2013
1985 Suzan-Lori Parks D.A. 2001
1985 Kavita N. Ramdas L.H.D. 2013
1989 Mona K. Sutphen L.H.D. 2013

1989

1993

Clare Waterman

Sheila Marcelo

Sc.D.

L.H.D.

2009

2015