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Honorary Doctorate Awardees

At Graziadio, we have a tradition of awarding honorary doctorates. This is to acknowledge outstanding business leaders and entrepreneurs, whose values and achievements exemplify our mission and values. The following is a list of individuals the university has recognized with this extraordinary distinction:


1977-1980

  • Arnold O. Beckman
  • Jan J. Erteszek
  • Armand Hammer
  • Hulsey S. Lokey
  • James L. Loper
  • George C. Page
  • Forrest N. Shumway
  • William R. Tincher, Sr.
  • Richard M. DeVos, Sr.
  • Thomas Klestil
  • Velma V. Morrison
  • George E. Mueller

1981-1985

  • Milton B. Fletcher
  • William J. Teague
  • W. B. West, Jr.
  • Romuald Gantkowski
  • Jaquelin H. Hume
  • Marvin T. Levin
  • Arthur Temple
  • Mike Curb
  • Rhoda-May Adamson Dallas
  • Jerry E. Hudson
  • Moya O. Lear
  • Chatri Sophonpanich
  • Pete Wilson
  • Willard C. Butcher
  • Edward L. Gaylord
  • Gerald M. Jennings
  • Earle M. Jorgensen
  • Samuel Pisar
  • Allen E. Puckett
  • Maurice H. Stans
  • Virginia Braun
  • Richard K. Eamer
  • Sanford C. Sigoloff
  • William A. Wilson

1986-1990

  • Howard P. Allen
  • Robert O. Anderson
  • Royce Diener
  • Bernard M. Fauber
  • Rose D. Friedman
  • Sherman Block
  • H. F. Boeckmann II
  • Richard J. Flamson III
  • William E. Leonhard, Sr.
  • Richard J. Riordan
  • J. McDonald Williams
  • Hari N. Harilela
  • S. Charles Lee
  • Sanford N. McDonnell
  • Edwards H. Metcalf
  • Sol Price
  • W. Glenn Campbell
  • Gavin S. Herbert
  • Donald B. Rice
  • James Ukropina
  • Walter F. Beran
  • Ross M. Blakely
  • Thomas Everhart
  • Anthony M. Frank
  • Robert H. Hood, Jr.
  • Harriett M. Wieder

1991-1995

  • James D. Hodgson
  • Ignacio E. Lozano, Jr.
  • Monsignor John V. Sheridan
  • Richard J. Stegemeier
  • William H. Webster
  • Gordon M. Binder
  • Alexander I. Gelman
  • Thomas P. Kemp
  • Jorge G. Martinez
  • Henry Salvatori
  • John E. Bryson
  • Theodore J. Forstmann
  • Robert H. Krieble
  • Richard W. Rahn

 

  • Augustus Tagliaferri
  • Jeffrey C. Barbakow
  • Lloyd Cotsen
  • Jack F. Kemp
  • William S. Mortensen
  • Michael R. Bowlin
  • Robin Y. H. Chan
  • John Paul DeJoria
  • John F. Drescher
  • Lynn C. Fritz
  • George L. Graziadio, Jr.

1996-2000

  • Hollis L. Harris
  • James A. Thomson
  • Willis B. Wood, Jr.
  • C. Michael Armstrong
  • Steve Forbes
  • Richard D. Farman
  • Joseph J. Grano, Jr.
  • Angelo R. Mozilo
  • Daniel P. Burnham
  • Richard Grasso
  • Michael T. Smith
  • Vance D. Coffman
  • Don W. Crisp

2001-2005

  • Michael D. Capellas
  • David M. Cote
  • Rockwell A. Schnabel
  • John E. Anderson
  • William H. Swanson
  • Caspar Weinberger
  • Betsy J. Bernard
  • Robert A. Day
  • Kent Kresa
  • Stephen L. Baum
  • Thomas A. McDonnell
  • Aubrey Earl Swift
  • Thomas J. Barrack, Jr.
  • Terry Mullin
  • Gary L. Wilson

2006-2010

  • Wesley G. Bush
  • K. Duane Denney
  • Michael C. Kuan
  • Thomas V. McKernan, Jr.
  • Roger Ailes
  • Eli Broad
  • Foster S. Friess
  • Wolfgang H. Hengst
  • Bonnie McElveen-Hunter
  • Mark Burnett
  • Roma Downey
  • Robert B. Eckert
  • Robert A. Eckert
  • Anne Sweeney
  • Barbara M. Barrett
  • Craig R. Barrett
  • Carl J. Schramm

2011-2015

  • Dan T. Cathy
  • Paul Hopkins
  • Richard G. Newman
  • William J. McMorrow
  • Gary Burnison
  • Alfred A. Plamann
  • George H. Schlatter
  • Ann Graham Ehringer
  • Fred Sands
  • Jeffrey M. Stibel

2016-Present

  • Raymond W. Smith
  • Thomas J. Donohue
  • Calin Rovinescu
  • Frank Harrison
  • Mike McCloskey
  • Gary Toebben