Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Namesort descending Degree or honor Date conferred
Lewis Albert Wilson LL.D. 07/01/1954
Lewis Blaine Hershey LL.D. 02/21/1947
Lewis F. Powell LL.D. 08/06/1978
Lewis L. Strauss LL.D. 06/01/1954
Lewis Thomas Sc.D. 05/17/1978
Lewis Webster Jones LL.D. 06/01/1954
Lewis Williams Douglas LL.D. 06/07/1951
Liaquat Ali Khan LL.D. 05/08/1950
Lienche Tu Fang Litt.D. 02/26/1976
Lillian Hellman Litt.D. 05/12/1976
Lily Ross Taylor Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Lincoln Gordon LL.D. 06/06/1967
Lionel Charles Robbins L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Lister Hill LL.D. 06/01/1960
Llewellyn Thompson LL.D. 06/05/1962
Lloyd G. Richards L.H.D. 05/17/1989
Lloyd Viel Berkner Sc.D. 06/02/1959
Lord Denning LL.D. 08/04/1976
Lord O. B. E. Widgery, T.D. LL.D. 08/04/1976
Louis A. M. Simpson University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1965
Louis Chevalier L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Louis Henkin LL.D. 05/17/1995
Louis I. Kahn, posthumous L.H.D. 05/15/1974
Louis M. Hacker L.H.D. 06/06/1972
Louis Melville Loeb LL.D. 06/02/1970
Louis Plack Hammett Sc.D. 06/05/1962
Louis Pollak LL.D. 05/19/2004
Louis Shattuck Cates Sc.D. 06/03/1947
Louise A. Holland Litt.D. 05/16/1979
Louise Nevelson L.H.D. 05/18/1977
Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. LL.D. 09/15/1987
Lucius DuBignon Clay LL.D. 06/01/1949
Ludwig Erhard LL.D. 06/01/1965
Luis Antonio Eguiguren LL.D. 11/11/1953
Luis Batlle Berres LL.D. 12/10/1955
Luis Munoz Marin LL.D. 06/04/1963
Luther Carrington Goodrich Litt.D. 06/05/1962
Luther Gulick LL.D. 01/11/1954
Luther Harris Evans LL.D. 06/02/1953
Lydia Polgreen University Medal for Excellence 01/02/2011
Lyman Bryson L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Lynn Sykes Sc.D. 05/16/2018
Lynn Thorndyke Litt.D. 10/31/1954
M. Joseph Folliet L.H.D. 01/11/1954
M. Moran Weston S.T.D. 06/03/1969
Maclyn McCarty Sc.D. 11/18/1976
Madeleine Borg L.H.D. 06/07/1951
Madeleine K. Albright LL.D. 05/17/1995
Malcolm Pratt Aldrich LL.D. 03/30/1984
Malcolm Wilson LL.D. 05/15/1974
Manuel Gamio Litt.D. 06/01/1948
Marcellus Hartley Dodge LL.D. 10/07/1957
Margaret Chase Smith LL.D. 06/01/1955
Margaret Clapp Litt.D. 06/05/1956
Margaret M. Thompson Litt.D. 05/14/1986
Margaret Mead LL.D. 11/21/1964
Margarete Bieber Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Marian Wright Edelman LL.D. 05/15/1985
Marina von Neumann Whitman University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1973
Mario G. Salvadori Sc.D. 05/17/1978
Mario Scelba LL.D. 05/01/1955
Marion Donhoff LL.D. 05/19/1982
Marion E. Kenworthy Sc.D. 05/16/1973
Marjorie Hope Nicolson Litt.D. 06/04/1963
Mark E. Josephson University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1982
Mark O. Hatfield LL.D. 05/15/1996
Mark Van Doren Litt.D. 06/01/1960
Marshall Darrow Shulman Litt.D. 05/13/1992
Martha Elizabeth Peterson LL.D. 06/04/1968
Martin Duberman Litt.D. 05/17/2017
Martin Meisel Litt.D. 05/18/2011
Martin Schwartzschild Sc.D. 05/15/1974
Martti Ahtisaari LL.D. 05/17/2000
Mary Claire King Sc.D. 05/21/2003
Mary D. Leakey Litt.D. 05/15/1991
Mary Edward Chinn Sc.D. 05/14/1980
Mary Robinson LL.D. 05/19/1993
Mary Shotwell Ingraham L.H.D. 06/06/1961
Mary Steichen Calderone Sc.D. 05/15/1985
Mary Woodward Lasker LL.D. 11/18/1976
Mathilde Krim LL.D. 05/18/1988
Matthew Meselson Sc.D. 06/01/1971
Maurice Sendak L.H.D. 05/20/1998
Maurice T. Moore LL.D. 06/04/1968
Max Frankel University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1967
Max Roach Mus.D. 05/16/2001
Maxwell Anderson Litt.D. 06/04/1946
Maya Angelou Litt.D. 05/21/2003
Maya Lin L.H.D. 05/17/2006
Melvin Calvin Sc.D. 05/16/1979
Melvin Schwartz Sc.D. 05/15/1991
Meyer Schapiro Litt.D. 05/14/1975
Michael Heidelberger Sc.D. 05/15/1973
Michael I. Sovern LL.D. 05/14/1980
Michelle Bachelet LL.D. 09/07/2012
Middleton Beaman LL.D. 06/01/1948
Miguel Aleman LL.D. 05/03/1947
Mikhail Baryshnikov L.H.D. 05/15/1985
Mildred Dresselhaus Sc.D. 05/19/1999
Millard Meiss Litt.D. 05/14/1975

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