University of Southern Indiana
Honorary Degrees 1985-1989

May 11, 1985 - (Commencement)

No Photo John Moore Bryan
Retired Dentist and Clinical Volunteer in Division of Allied Health
Doctor of Science 
No Photo Ralph Earl McDonald
Dean, Indiana University School of Dentistry
Doctor of Laws 
William Zinsser William Knowlton Zinsser (speaker)
Author and Editor of the Book-of-the-Month Club
Doctor of Letters 

May 10, 1986 - (First Commencement Exercises of University of Southern Indiana)

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Joanne Wallace Orr
First Lady of Indiana
Active Supporter of State Arts Organizations
Doctor of Laws 

Robert Dunkerson Orr Robert Dunkerson Orr (speaker)
Governor, State of Indiana
Native Son of Evansville
Doctor of Civil Law 
No Photo Margery Wayne Shaw
Professor and Senior Scholar in the Health Law Program of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Doctor of Science 

May 9, 1987 - (Commencement)

No Photo Gail Lumet Buckley
Author of The Hornes: An American Family
Doctor of Letters 
No Photo James Thomas Morris (speaker)
President, Lilly Endowment, Inc. of Indianapolis
Doctor of Laws 
No Photo Kenneth Dale Owen
Geologist and Businessman
Doctor of Science 

May 14, 1988 - (Commencement)

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Authur Bestor
Professor Emeritus of University of Washington New Harmony scholar
Doctor of Letters 

No Photo Donald B. Cox
Owner, Don Cox and Associates Real Estate
Board of Directors, USI Foundation
Doctor of Laws 
Ernestine Raclin Ernestine M. Raclin (speaker)
Chairman of the Board of First Source Corporation and First Source Bank, South Bend, Indiana
Doctor of Laws 

May 13, 1989 - (Commencement)

No Photo Carolyn Sue Georgette
Manager of Residence Services for Indiana Bell in Evansville
Civic Leader
Doctor of Laws 
Lee Hamilton Lee H. Hamilton (speaker)
U.S. Congressman from Indiana's Ninth District
Doctor of Civil Law 
No Photo Daniel Mead Johnson
Former Chairman of the Mead Johnson Company
Doctor of Laws 

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