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.


R.A. Wilson (Photograph Collection A-3175)
Name: Richard Albert Wilson, MA, PhD
Convocation date: May 9, 1947
Discipline / contribution: linguistics
Citation / biographical information:
The Committee recommends that the following honorary degree be conferred:
Richard Albert Wilson, MA, PhD, Professor of English Emeritus, for distinguished contributions to the study of language and faithful service in this university.
[Senate minutes, 8 May 1947]
Degree received: Doctor of Laws

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