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Honorary Degrees Awarded

Enter a name, degree awarded, campus or year to find an honorary degree awarded by the CSU.

Learn how honorary degrees are awarded.​

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
George N.BlakeBlakeHumboldthttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/George-N-Blake.aspx2016
Harvey AlanBooksteinDoctor of Humane LettersNorthridgehttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Harvey-Alan-Brookstein.aspx2016
MariaContreras-SweetDoctor of Humane LettersLos Angeleshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Maria-Contreras-Sweet.aspx2016
EvelynDilsaverDoctor of Humane LettersEast Bayhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Evelyn-Dilsaver.aspx2016
Lori L.EdwardsDoctor of Humane LettersSan Bernardinohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Lori-L-Edwards.aspx2016
Mark C.EdwardsDoctor of Humane LettersSan Bernardinohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Mark-C-Edwards.aspx2016
HarryEdwardsDoctor of Humane LettersSan Joséhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Harry-Edwards.aspx2016
OfeliaEsparzaDoctor of Humane LettersLos Angeleshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Ofelia-Esparza.aspx2016
Gregory ClarkEvansDoctor of Fine ArtsSan Marcoshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Gregory-Clark-Evans.aspx2016
GreenlawGrupe, Jr.Doctor of Humane LettersStanislaushttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Greenlaw-Grupe-Jr.aspx2016
Charles L.HarringtonDoctor of Humane LettersSan Luis Obispohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Charles-L-Harrington.aspx2016
Juan FelipeHerreraDoctor of LiteratureFresnohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Juan-Felipe-Herrera.aspx2016
BenjaminJealousDoctor of Humane LettersMonterey Bayhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Benjamin-Jealous.aspx2016
GregoryKondosDoctor of Fine ArtsSacramentohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Gregory-Kondos.aspx2016
Rev. James M.Lawson, Jr.Doctor of Humane LettersNorthridgehttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Rev-James-M-Lawson-Jr.aspx2016
A. RobertLinscheidDoctor of Humane LettersSan Franciscohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/A-Robert-Linscheid.aspx2016
MarkLisagorDoctor of Humane LettersChannel Islandshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Mark-Lisagor.aspx2016
DavidLucchettiDoctor of Humane LettersSacramentohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/David-Lucchetti.aspx2016
JeffreyMallettDoctor of ScienceSan Franciscohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Jeffrey-Mallett.aspx2016
Sara MillerMcCuneDoctor of Humane LettersChannel Islandshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Sara-Miller-McCune.aspx2016
Paul V.McEnroeDoctor of ScienceSan Luis Obispohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Paul-V-McEnroe.aspx2016
Tina HansenMcEnroeDoctor of Humane LettersSan Luis Obispohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Tina-Hansen-McEnroe.aspx2016
Sylvia M.PanettaDoctor of Humane LettersMonterey Bayhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Sylvia-M-Panetta.aspx2016
María ElenaSalinasDoctor of Humane LettersFullertonhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Maria-Elena-Salinas.aspx2016
Susan R.SalkaDoctor of Humane LettersSan Diegohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Susan-R-Salka.aspx2016
Stephen W.SchillingDoctor of Humane LettersBakersfieldhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Stephen-W-Schilling.aspx2016
Charlotte MailliardShultzDoctor of Fine ArtsSan Franciscohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Charlotte-Mailliard-Shultz.aspx2016
Christopher J.SteinhauserDoctor of Humane LettersLong Beachhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Christopher-J-Steinhauser.aspx2016
George H.TakeiDoctor of Humane LettersLos Angeleshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/George-H-Takei.aspx2016
KentTwitchellDoctor of Fine ArtsLos Angeleshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Kent-Twitchell.aspx2016
YojiUnokiDoctor of Humane LettersEast Bayhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Yoji-Unoki.aspx2016
DeborahVoigtDoctor of Fine ArtsFullertonhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Deborah-Voigt.aspx2016
José A.ZaglulDoctor of ScienceSan Luis Obispohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Jose-A-Zaglul.aspx2016
IrwinZahnDoctor of Humane LettersSan Diegohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Irwin-Zahn.aspx2016
2015Baxter.jpgMarvin  R.BaxterDoctor of LawsFresnohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/marvin-r-baxter.aspx2015
2015Bear.jpgJoseph  E.BearDoctor of Humane LettersSan Marcoshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/joseph-e-bear.aspx2015
2015Bening.jpgAnnetteBeningDoctor of Fine ArtsSan Franciscohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/annette-bening.aspx2015
2015Cano.jpgNatividad  "Nati"CanoDoctor of Humane LettersLos Angeleshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/natividad-cano.aspx2015
2015ColeB.jpgRobert  JudsonColeDoctor of Fine ArtsLong Beachhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/robert-judson-cole.aspx2015
2015ColeR.jpgRegena  CummingsColeDoctor of Fine ArtsLong Beachhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/regena-cummings-cole.aspx2015
2015Ferlinghetti.jpgLawrenceFerlinghettiDoctor of Fine ArtsSan Franciscohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/lawrence-ferlinghetti.aspx2015
2015Foster.jpgRobertFosterDoctor of Humane LettersSan Joséhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/robert-foster.aspx2015
2015Gabel.jpgPeterGabelDoctor of LawsSan Franciscohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/peter-gabel.aspx2015
2015HixonH.jpgHelene  A.HixonDoctor of Humane LettersSan Bernardinohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/helene-a-hixon.aspx2015
2015HixonP.jpgPhilip  E.HixonDoctor of Humane LettersSan Bernardinohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/philip-e-hixon.aspx2015
2015Holt.jpgLesterHoltDoctor of Humane LettersSacramentohttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/lester-holt.aspx2015
2015Kearney.jpgWilliam  J.KearneyDoctor of Humane LettersChannel Islandshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/william-j-kearney.aspx2015
2015Ladouceur.jpgRobert  E.LadouceurDoctor of Humane LettersSan Joséhttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/robert-e-ladouceur.aspx2015
PhyllisMadonnaDoctor of Humane LettersSan Luis Obispo2015
2015McPherson.jpgCharlesMcPhersonDoctor of Fine ArtsSan Marcoshttps://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/alumni/Honorary-Degrees/Pages/Charles-McPherson.aspx2015
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