Honorary Degrees

The awarding of honorary degrees is Duke University’s way of recognizing people who have exemplified in their work the highest ideals and standards to which the University is dedicated. By awarding honorary degrees, the University affirms its vital interest in and connection with excellence in any valued aspect of human endeavor.

Committee on Honorary Degrees Membership, 2021 - 2022

Nancy Schlichting, Chair
Lisa Borders
Lesley Curtis (Faculty)
Larry Helfer (Faculty)
Grant Hill
Bill Kaelin
Mike Munger (Faculty)
Mark Anthony Neal (Faculty)
Kelly Tang
Gennifer Weisenfeld (Faculty)
    Sally Kornbluth, Provost, ex officio
    Vincent Price, President, ex officio