Honorary Degree Recipients

The following individuals have received honorary degrees, the highest honor bestowed by the University of Oregon.

Recipients

 

2018-19 Recipient
Phillip H. Knight
Conferred during the 2020 virtual commencement ceremony

 

2017-18 Recipient
Lorry I. Lokey
Conferred during the 2018 Commencement Ceremony

 
 

2008 Recipients

The UO bestowed honorary degrees to the following individuals who were students in 1942 when Executive Order 9066 ordered their evacuation to internment camps.

  • Chiye Arai
  • Midori Funatake
  • Mary Furusho
  • Frank Tadakazu Hachiya
  • Theodore Terumasa Hachiya
  • Thomas Chikara Hayashi
  • Woodrow Tsutoma Ichihashi
  • Kenji Inahara
  • Harold Kay Ito
  • Makoto McKinley Iwashita
  • Takuo Kawauchi
  • Alice Yoshie Kawasaki
  • Grace Kumazawa
  • Ellen Ogawa
  • Tadashi Melvyn Osaki
  • Samuel Teruhide Naito
  • Kenzo Nakagawa
  • Lawrence Fumio Takei
  • George Shingo Uchiyama
  • Robert Shu Yasui
 
 

2001 Recipient
Marian Wright Edelman

 

1999 Recipient
Helmuth Rilling

 

1996 Recipient
Mark O. Hatfield

 

1994 Recipient
Corazon Aquino