Honorary Degree Recipients

An honorary degree is the highest honor Keuka College bestows upon an individual. An honorary degree is awarded to those who have demonstrated an honoris causa—a cause for which to be honored. Honorary degrees are awarded by the Board of Trustees to recognize the recipient's contributions to society, a specific field, or Keuka College.


D.Sc. = Doctor of Science
DMUS = Doctor of Music
DPED = Doctor of Pedagogy
STD = Doctor of Sacred Theology
D.H.L. = Doctor of Humane Letters
D.Litt. = Doctor of Letters
LL.D. = Doctor of Law
D.D. = Doctor of Divinity

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