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Honorary Doctorate Degrees

Purdue University awards honorary doctorate degrees to individuals who have national reputations in their fields of expertise, are recognized leaders, and who have demonstrated distinguished service to Purdue University and the State of Indiana.  Since 1888, Purdue has awarded 853 Honorary Doctorate degrees.

History of recipients listed alphabetically

History of recipients listed chronologically

Criteria and Nomination Process (effective 10-9-15)