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Honorary Degrees

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1 UNI awards three honorary degrees
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.16
11/1/2008 Nancy Aossey, Sheri Greenawald, and Robert Yager receive honorary degrees; photo.
2 University of Northern Iowa to award honorary degrees to Greenawald, Aossey May 10
Public Relations News Release 2007:664, p.1
5/2/2008 An honorary degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, will be awarded to two distinguished alumnae during its commencement exercises in the UNI-Dome. Briographical profiles are included in this article.
3 UNI to award Doctor of Humane Letters to Cedar Falls attorney LeRoy Redfern
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
5/4/2005 Short bio of LeRoy Redfern showcasing some of his many accomplishments.
4 University of Northern Iowa to award honorary degrees to Grant, Eno at May commencement
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
3/16/2005 An honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters will be awarded to Christine Grant and Rex Eno.
5 Regents approve University of Northern Iowa request to award honorary degree to R. Wayne Richey
Public Relations News Release 1997:310, p.1
4/15/1998 R. Wayne Richey to receive honorary degree, Doctorate of Humane Letters, during commencement May 9.
6 Untitled
Campus News Network 7:19, p.3
5/27/1997 George Shirley presented honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters; photo.
7 University of Northern Iowa to award honorary degree to renowned renor George Shirley at May commencement
Public Relations News Release 1996:317, p.1
3/19/1997 UNI honors George Shirley with a Doctor of Humane Letters degree.
8 George Shirley presented honorary doctorate
Northern Iowa Today 25:1, p.8
3/1/1997 Opera singer receives degree.
9 Kelley to receive honorary doctorate
Campus News Network 5:17, p.2
5/8/1995 Gary Kelley will receive Doctor of Humane Letters degree from UNI at the spring commencement ceremony.
10 Illustrator Gary Kelley to receive honorary doctorate
Public Relations News Release 3:15, p.3
5/3/1995 Artist and 1968 UNI alumnus Gary Kelley will be honored with Doctor of Humane Letters degree.
11 Record number of graduates attend spring graduation
Northern Iowan 90:60, p.2
6/17/1994 1450 students attend ceremony; Dorothy Tostlebe Ray receives honorary doctorate.
12 University honors renowned poet; Mona Van Duyn has fond memories of days at ISTC
Grimes--Vicki King (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 75:1, p.13
7/1/1991 Receives honorary degree; biographical sketch; photo.
13 Nearly 1,100 students receive degrees at University of Northern Iowa spring commencement
Public Relations News Release 1990:617, p.1
6/12/1991 UNI spring graduates announced. Award winning poet Mona Van Duyn addressed the gathering. Graduates listed.
14 UNI alumna wins Pulitzer Prize for poetry
Phipps--David (Student--1990)
Northern Iowan 87:52, p.1
4/16/1991 Mona Van Duyn wins award; will receive UNI honorary degree
15 Honorary doctorate to be awarded to Mona Van Duyn by University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:427, p.1
3/29/1991 Decorated poet and graduate of Iowa State Teachers College, Mona Van Duyn, awarded honorary degree,
16 Plans for new residence hall are underway; search for an architect to begin
Allan--Matt
Northern Iowan 87:47, p.4
3/29/1991 Approximately four hundred students will live in new hall with apartments and suites; Regents also approve honorary degree for Mona Van Duyn; hear proposals for fee increases.
17 Record participation, Hoxie honorary doctorate mark spring commencement
Northern Iowa Today 74:1, p.28
7/1/1990 1100 graduates participate; Ralph Gordon Hoxie honored; photo.
18 Crossing the stage
Northern Iowa Today 16:3, p.8
9/1/1988 1100 students graduate in spring; Tom Pettit receives honorary degree; Robert Hauser delivers student address; 450 graduate in summer; Rolando V. Magdamo delivers student address.
19 Pettit awarded honorary degree
Reicks--Rodney Eugene (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:56, p.5
4/26/1988 Profile of Tom Pettit; photo.
20 Tom Pettit receives Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Northern Iowa
Nonpareil 72:2, p.27
3/1/1988 NBC broadcaster and UNI alumnus honored; biographical sketch; photo.
21 Lang to be recipient of honorary degree
Hawes--Christine E. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 83:56, p.1
4/28/1987 Will be seventh recipient of a UNI honorary degree; colleagues pay tribute to his achievements.
22 UNI considers offer of honorary degree
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:45, p.1
3/13/1987 Apparently approve degree, though the information cannot yet be made public; list of those who have received honorary degrees from UNI; considers policy regarding posthumous degrees.
23 Alumni Read, Roskens receive doctorates at spring commencement
Alumnus 70:2, p.5
7/1/1985 Brief sketches; photo.
24 Alumni receive awards at graduation
Northern Iowa Today 13:3, p.6
6/1/1985 Allen Walker Reed and Ronald William Roskens awarded honorary degrees.
25 Honorary doctorates to Petersen, Sage
Alumnus 68:2, p.7
7/1/1983 Become fourth and fifth recipients of UNI honorary degrees; photo.
26 Mary Louise Peterson and Leland Sage
UNI Century 11:3, p.3
6/1/1983 Receive honorary degrees.
27 Honorary degree to Hake
UNI Century 7:3, p.6
6/1/1979 Herbert Hake receives Doctor of Humane Letters.
28 Honorary degree awarded; Herb Hake to receive degree
Rooff--Kay
Northern Iowan 75:52, p.7
5/1/1979 Herbert Hake will receive a Doctor of Humane Letters degree during the spring commencement ceremony. Hake is director emeritus of radio and television at UNI.
29 Yale librarian Rogers advances from days as Commons cashier
Alumnus 62:3, p.21
9/1/1977 Rutherford Rogers receives honorary degree; photo.
30 Clark addresses graduates; honorary degree conferred
UNI Century 5:3, p.6
6/1/1977 Senator Clark speaks; Rutherford D. Rogers honored; biographical sketch.
31 Dr. of literature degree to be awarded at graduation
Northern Iowan 73:55, p.6
5/3/1977 Rutherford Rogers will receive honorary degree.
32 Hearst receives honorary degree
UNI Century 3:3, p.2
6/1/1975 Professor James Hearst honored at May commencement.
33 Hearst reception tomorrow
Northern Iowan 71:56, p.4
5/9/1975 President Kamerick will honor Professor Hearst, who will receive UNI's first honorary degree.
34 Degree program begins
Sexton--Donald
Northern Iowan 71:3, p.4
9/10/1974 Faculty Senate approves granting of honorary degrees: Doctor of Law (D. D. L.), Doctor of Humane Letters (L. H. D.), Doctor of Literature (Litt. D.), and Doctor of Science (Sc. D.); four standards outlined.
35 Kamerick receives degree
Public Relations News Release 67:57, p.13
6/25/1971 Receives honorary degree from Loras College.
36 Dr. Price receives honor
Alumnus 25:3, p.4
7/1/1941 Receives honorary doctorate from Cornell College.
37 Rev. J. Ralph Magee
Alumni News Letter 5:3, p.7
7/1/1921 Reverend J. Ralph Magee, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington, receives the honorary doctor of divinity degree at Upper Iowa University.

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