Honorary Degrees, 1990-99

Bates College Honorary Degree Recipients, 1990-99

1999
Robert E. Dunn ’50 Doctor of Humane Letters
Richard C. Holbrooke Doctor of Laws
Dr. Leroy E. Hood Doctor of Science
William Julius Wilson Doctor of Laws
Julian Bond Doctor of Laws
1998
Doris Kearns Goodwin Doctor of Humane Letters
Walter E. Massey Doctor of Science
Daniel L. Schorr Doctor of Letters
Sen. Olympia J. Snowe Doctor of Laws
John Hoyer Updike P’92 Doctor of Letters
1997
Oscar Arias Doctor of Laws
Derrick A. Bell Doctor of Laws
Philip M. Isaacson ’47 Doctor of Humane Letters
Kathleen Hall Jamieson Doctor of Letters
Jane Lubchenco Doctor of Science
Helen A. Papaioanou, ’49 Doctor of Science
1996
Chinua Achebe Doctor of Letters
Peter J. Gomes ’65 Doctor of Divinity
Natalie Webber Gulbrandsen ’42 Doctor of Laws
Edward 0. Wilson Doctor of Science
Mstislav Rostropovich Doctor of Humane Letters
1995
Garry Wills Doctor of Humane Letters
Robert E. McAfee ’56 Doctor of Science
Byllye Y. Avery Doctor of Laws
Elie Wiesel Doctor of Laws
1994
William H. Gray III Doctor of Laws
Judith Magyar Isaacson ’65 Doctor of Laws
Faye Wattleton Doctor of Humane Letters
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Doctor of Humane Letters
Isabel Allende Doctor of Humane Letters
1993
James H. Billington Doctor of Humane Letters
Anthony S. Fauci Doctor of Science
Geneva A. Kirk ’37 Doctor of Laws
Paule B. Marshall Doctor of Humane Letters
Lester C. Thurow Doctor of Laws
1992
David S. Broder Doctor of Humane Letters
Maria Irene Fornes Doctor of Letters
John Hope Franklin Doctor of Humane Letters
Helen Vendler Doctor of Letters
1991
Arthur C. Agnos ’60 Doctor of Laws
Freeman John Dyson Doctor of Science
Leon A. Gorman Doctor of Laws
Donald Hall Doctor of Letters
Dahlov Ipcar Doctor of Fine Arts
Roger Tory Peterson Doctor of Science
Bernice Johnson Reagon Doctor of Laws
1990
Arthur LeRoy Greason Doctor of Letters
Gerard Vincent La Forest Doctor of Laws
Thomas Hedley Reynolds Doctor of Humane Letters
Nathan A. Scott, Jr. Doctor of Divinity
Joan Argetsinger Steitz Doctor of Science
Catharine R. Stimpson Doctor of Laws