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Honorary Doctorate Awardees

The Pepperdine Graziadio School has a rich tradition of awarding honorary doctoral degrees to outstanding business leaders and entrepreneurs whose values and lasting achievements exemplify the mission and values of the university. 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 L. Mangiofico

Alfred A. Plamann

George H. Schlatter

Ann Graham Ehringer

Fred Sands

Jeffrey M. Stibel

2016-Present

Raymond W. Smith

Thomas J. Donohue

Calin Rovinescue