The Walter B. Wriston Archives

Honorary Degrees

Doctor of Laws, Lawrence College, June 1962

Doctor of Laws, Tufts University, June 9, 1963

Doctor of Laws, Brown University, June 2, 1969

Doctor of Laws, Columbia University,June 6, 1972

Doctor of Commercial Science, Pace University, April 2, 1974

Doctor of Commercial Science, St. John’s University, June 2, 1974

Doctor of Laws, Fordham University, May 29, 1977

Doctor of Commercial Science, New York University, June 2, 1977

Doctor of Humane Letters, Lafayette College, June 6, 1977

Doctor of Laws, Wesleyan University, June 3, 1984

Doctor of Laws, Morehouse College, May 19, 1985

Doctor of Laws, Hamilton College, May 19, 1996

From left to right: Colin Campbell, President of Wesleyan; Edward Kennedy; David McCullough; Natalie Zemon Davis; Walter B. Wriston; Nicholas John Turro, Jr.; and D. Ronald Daniel, Board Chairman, Wesleyan University Trustees. Edward Kennedy, David McCullough, Natalie Zemon Davis, Walter B. Wriston, and Nicholas John Turro, Jr. received honorary degrees during the 1984 Wesleyan University Commencement.