Former prime minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Aaron J. Ciechanover, MD, DSc, a 2004 Nobel Prize winner in chemistry and Distinguished Research Professor at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, received an honorary doctor of science in 2006.
Anna Crosslin, president and chief executive officer of St. Louis’ International Institute, received an honorary doctor of humanities in 2006.
Steve Fossett, record-setting adventurer and the first person to fly around the world alone, nonstop, in a balloon, received an honorary doctor of science in 2006.
Henry Louis Gates Jr., PhD, the W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of the Humanities and chair of the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University, received an honorary doctor of humane letters in 2006.
John F. McDonnell, vice chairman of Washington University’s board of trustees and retired chairman of the board of McDonnell Douglas Corp., received an honorary doctor of science in 2006.