Honorary Degrees 1910-1919

October 22, 1919 His Eminence Desideratus Cardinal Mercier, Archbishop of Malines, Doctor of Laws
June 6, 1916 William Henry Welch, Baxley Professor of Pathology,The Johns Hopkins University; Pathologist, The Johns Hopkins Hospital; President, Maryland State Board of Health; and President, Board of Directors, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, Doctor of Laws
  Roscoe Pound, Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence and Dean, Law School, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
  Henry Churchill King, Professor of Theology and President, Oberlin College, Doctor of Divinity
  William Coleman Bitting, Corresponding Secretary, Northern Baptist Convention; Pastor, Second Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri, Doctor of Divinity
  William Morton Wheeler, Professor of Economic Entomology and Dean of the Faculty, Bussey Institution for Research in Applied Biology, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Edward Burr Van Vleck, Professor of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Doctor of Science
  George Ellery Hale, Director, Mount Wilson Solar Observatory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Doctor of Science
  Otto Folin, Hamilton Kuhn Professor of Biochemistry, Medical School, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  John Mason Clarke, State Geologist and Paleontologist, New York, and Director, State Museum and Science Division of the Education Bureau, Doctor of Science
  John Joseph Carty, Chief Engineer, American Telephone and Telegraph Company, Doctor of Science
  John Caspar Branner, President Emeritus, Leland Stanford Junior University, Doctor of Science
  Charles Hall Grandgent, Professor of Romance Languages, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Hermann Collitz, Professor of Germanic Philology, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Maurice Bloomfield, Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 10, 1913 Jonkheer John Loudon, Netherlands Minister to the United States, Doctor of Laws
June 13, 1911 Count Johann Heinrich von Bernstorff, Imperial German Ambassador to the United States, Doctor of Laws
* Rescinded by the Board of Trustees on March 12, 1918
  John Clifford, President, Baptist World Alliance, Doctor of Divinity
March 21, 1911 George Edgar Vincent, President-Elect, University of Minnesota, Doctor of Laws
  Frederick Taylor Gates, President, General Education Board, Doctor of Laws