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Honorary Degrees

honorary degrees
May 15, 1966  Christine Smith Gee  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 19, 1968  Margaret M. Bryant   Doctor of Humane Letters
May 10, 1970  Will Lou Gray  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 10, 1970  Cauline Martha Pardue  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 14, 1972  Martha Marian Stringfellow  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 6, 1973  Marquerite Talbert  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 5, 1979  William H. Grier, Sr.  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 3, 1980  Marion Allen Wright  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 3, 1980  Louis Booker Wright  Doctor of Letters
Apr. 6, 1981  Dame Joan Sutherland  Doctor of Music
May 8, 1982  James Strom Thurmond  Doctor of Laws
May 8, 1982  Benjamin Elijah Mays  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 7, 1983  Walther Douglas Smith  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 17, 1983  Diane Sawyer  Doctor of Humane Letters
Aug. 29, 1984  Lois Rhame West  Doctor of Humane Letters
Nov. 15, 1984  Rosalynn Smith Carter  Doctor of Humane Letters
Nov. 15, 1984  Pierre Samuel DuPont, IV.  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 5, 1984  Nell Harmon Taylor  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 5, 1984  Robert Evander McNair  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 5, 1984  Estelle R. Ramey  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 8, 1984  Max Heller  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 8, 1984  Larry Pressler  Doctor of Laws
Apr. 27, 1985  Terry A. Dozier  Doctor of Humane Letters
Apr. 27, 1985  Allen E. Paulson  Doctor of Humane Letters
Apr. 27, 1985  General Peter M. Dawkins  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 15, 1985  James Alfred Joseph  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 15, 1985  John William Jakes  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 15, 1985  Stanley Roger Smith  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 4, 1986  Dr. Albert B. Sabin  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 4, 1986  Col. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 4, 1986  Hugh M. Chapman  Doctor of Humane Letters
Nov. 12, 1986  Richard W. Riley  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 21, 1986  Ernest F. Hollings  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 21, 1986  Terry Sanford  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 19, 1987  Donald M. Stewart  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 10, 1987  James Enos Clyburn  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 7, 1988  Ruby Forsythe  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 7, 1988  Terrel H. Bell  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 17, 1988  Robert Joseph Sheheen  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 17, 1988  Harvey Bernard Gantt  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 6, 1989  Marian Wright Edelman  Doctor of Humane Letters
October 22, 1989  Yehudi Menuhin  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 16, 1989  George Shinn  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 5, 1990  John McKee Spratt, Jr.  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec 15, 1990  Gov. Carroll Campbell, Jr.  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 4, 1991  Walter Y. Elisha  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 9, 1992  Harry Lightsey  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 18, 1993  Rudy Mancke  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 7, 1994  James Appleberry  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 17, 1994  Mark Erwin  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 16, 1995  James Hoagland  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 4, 1996  Rosalind Richardson  Honorary Baccalaureate 
Dec. 14, 1996  Earle Morris  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 14, 1996  Loonis McGlohon  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 20, 1997  Elizabeth D. Rhea  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 10, 1998  Robert B. Pamplin Sr.  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 10, 1998  Katherine Reese Pamplin  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 10, 1998  Robert V. Royall, Jr.  Doctor of Humane Letters
June 25, 1998  Edmond Lewandowski  Doctor of Humane letters
Dec. 19, 1998  Philip Lader  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 8, 1999  Cecily Truett  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 8, 1999  Mary Sue Britton McElveen  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 18, 1999  Governor James Hodges  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 6, 2000  Terry Peterson  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 16, 2000  Dai Weidong  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 4, 2002  Crandall C. Bowles  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 21, 2002  Thomas E. Barton, Jr.  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 2003  Anne Springs Close  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec 20, 2003  Inez Tenenbaum  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec 20, 2003  Albert Finney, Jr.  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 8, 2004  Elaine Jones  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec 18,2004  Lindsay Graham  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 7, 2005  Joe Riley  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 6, 2006  Ruth Shaw  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec 16, 2006  Reggie Lloyd  Doctor of Humane Letters
May 5, 2007  George Kuh  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 20, 2008  Bobby Harrell  Doctor of Humane Letters
Dec. 19, 2010  Irwin Belk  Doctor of Humane Letters