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Honorary Degree Recipients

University of Pennsylvania

2017 Honorary Degree Recipients with Penn President Dr. Amy Gutmann

2016 Honorary Degree Recipients with Penn President Dr. Amy Gutmann

2015 Honorary Degree Recipients with Penn President Dr. Amy Gutmann


2014 Honorary Degree Recipients with Penn President Dr. Amy Gutmann


2013 Honorary Degree Recipients with Penn President Dr. Amy Gutmann


2012 Honorary Degree Recipients with Penn President Dr. Amy Gutmann


2011 Honorary Degree Recipients with Penn President Dr. Amy Gutmann


2010 Honorary Degree Recipients with Penn President Dr. Amy Gutmann


2009 Honorary Degree Recipients with Penn President Dr. Amy Gutmann


2008 Honorary Degree Recipients with Penn President Dr. Amy Gutmann


2007 Honorary Degree Recipients with Penn President Dr. Amy Gutmann

Abbreviations of Degrees

A.B. - Bachelor of Arts*

A.M. - Master of Arts*

B.S. - Bachelor of Science*

Art.D. - Doctor of Arts

Ch.D. - Doctor of Chemistry

D.C.L. - Doctor of Civil Law

D.D. - Doctor of Divinity

D.D.S. - Doctor of Dental Surgery

D.F.A. - Doctor of Fine Arts

D.P.A. - Doctor of Public Administration

D.P.H. - Doctor of Public Hygiene

D.S.W. - Doctor of Social Work*

L.H.D. - Doctor of Humane Letters

Litt.D. - Doctor of Letters

LL.D. - Doctor of Laws

M.B.A. - Master of Business Administration*

M.D. - Doctor of Medicine*

M.F.A. - Master of Fine Arts*

M.L. - Master of Laws*

M.Litt. - Master of Letters

Mus.D. - Doctor of Music

Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy*

Ph.N.D. - Doctor of Natural Philosophy

Sc.D. - Doctor of Science*

Scs.D. - Doctor of Sciences

Sc.D. in Econ. - Doctor of Science in Economics

Sc.M. - Master of Science*

S.T.D. - Doctor of Sacred Theology

V.M.D. - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine*

* No longer offered as an Honorary Degree.