Honorary Degrees, 1980-89

Bates College Honorary Degree Recipients, 1980-89

1989
Howard Mayer Brown Doctor of Music
Johnnetta Betsch Cole Doctor of Laws
William S. Cohen Doctor of Laws
Victor Almon McKusick Doctor of Science
Marian McPartland Doctor of Music
Paul A. Volcker Doctor of Laws
1988
Mrs. Kazushige (Asako O.) Hirasawa Doctor of Humane Letters
John Andrew Kenney, Jr., M.D. Doctor of Science
R. W. B. Lewis Doctor of Letters
Thomas F. Malone Doctor of Science
Marian Goddard Mullet ’50 Doctor of Laws
Roswell B. Perkins Doctor of Laws
Donald M. Stewart Doctor of Laws
1987
Zanvil A. Cohen ’48 Doctor of Science
William R. Dill ’51 Doctor of Laws
Stephen Jay Gould Doctor of Science
Flora Lewis Doctor of Humane Letters
Ellen Ash Peters Doctor of Laws
Andrew Wyeth Doctor of Fine Arts
1986
Marian Wright Edelman Doctor of Laws
Bryant C. Gumbel ’70 Doctor of Laws
Seamus Heaney Doctor of Letters
Max M. Kampelman Doctor of Laws
Caroline Clendening Laise Doctor of Laws
Donald F. McHenry Doctor of Humane Letters
David Martyn Smith Doctor of Science
1985
President Jimmy Carter Doctor of Laws
Eleanor J. Gibson Doctor of Science
E. Robert Kinney ’39 Doctor of Laws
George Mitchell Doctor of Laws
George Putnam Doctor of Laws
Barbara Hendrick Sanford Doctor of Science
Neil Welliver Doctor of Fine Arts
1984
Ernest L. Boyer Doctor of Humane Letters
Alice Swanson Esty ’25 Doctor of Humane Letters
Robert S. Fitzgerald Doctor of Letters
Theodore S. Hauschka Doctor of Science
Denise Levertov Doctor of Letters
1983
John Wesley Chandler Doctor of Humane Letters
Julia Child Doctor of Fine Arts
Martin Friedman Doctor of Humane Letters
Bernard Lown Doctor of Laws
Bodil Mimi Schmidt-Nielsen Doctor of Science
William H. Sutherland ’40 Doctor of Laws
Emily Dickinson Townsend Vermeule Doctor of Letters
1982
Lucy Wilson Benson Doctor of Humane Letters
Charlayne Hunter-Gault Doctor of Humane Letters
Adelbert Morrow Jakeman Doctor of Letters
Geri M. Joseph Doctor of Laws
George Davis Snell Doctor of Science
James Tobin Doctor of Humane Letters
1981
Rudolf Amheim Doctor of Letters
Warren Christopher Doctor of Humane Letters
Kenneth M. Curtis Doctor of Laws
Charles Merrill Doctor of Humane Letters
Nancy Hays Teeters Doctor of Laws
1980
Betsy Ancker-Johnson Doctor of Laws
John W. Blassingame Doctor of Humane Letters
Clifford Geertz Doctor of Humane Letters
Jean Gannett Hawley Doctor of Laws
George Ignatius Lythcott ’39 Doctor of Laws
Elliot L. Richardson Doctor of Humane Letters