Honorary Degrees

N.B.: The detail displayed about each honorary degree recipient varies, as the database was compiled from a variety of sources. However, more information may be available at the University Archives.


Graduation photo, F.F. Hill (Photograph collection, ASM 113)
Name: Forrest Frank Hill, BSA, PhD (Cornell)
Convocation date: May 11, 1945
Discipline / contribution: agricultural economics ; public service
Citation / biographical information:
The Joint Committee on Honorary Degrees recommended that the degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) be conferred on Forrest Frank Hill, BSA, PhD, Professor of Agricultural Economics in Cornell University, for outstanding contribution to the study of agricultural economics and for distinguished public service.
[Senate minutes, 10 May 1945]
Degree received: Doctor of Laws

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