Hope College Honorary Degree Recipients - 1866 to 2014

Degree Recipient Degree Year
Angelou, Maya Litt.D. 2001
Baert, George, M.D. A.M. 1901
Baeta, Rev. Christian G. L.D. 1959
Baker, Rev. Peter Garrett, '20 D.D. 1951
Balkenende, Jan Pieter LL.D. 2012
Banninga, Rev. John, 1898 D.D. 1917
Barnard, Dr. Christiaan N. Sc.D. 1968
Barnouw, Hon. Adrian J. Litt.D. 1941
Bast, Henry, Rev., '39 D.D. 1956
Beardslee, Rev. John W., 1898 D.D. 1913
Bedell, Edward, 1873 Mus.D. 1894
Beltman, Rev. Henry, '16 D.D. 1949
Benes, Louis H. D.D. 1974
Bertalan, Rev. Imre George Litt.D. 1988
Beyer, Rev. A. F. D.D. 1902
Birkhoff, George, Jr. A.M. 1896
Blekkink, Rev. E. J., 1883 D.D. 1909
Blekkink, Rev. Victor J., '09 D.D. 1936
Boelkins, James N. Litt.D. 2010
Boer, Rev. Nicholas D.D. 1932
Boers, H., 1878 A.M. 1881
Boersma, Connie Hinga, '49 L.H.D. 2003
Boersma, Max D., '46 L.H.D. 2003
Boesak, Allan D.D. 1990
Borman, Colonel Frank Sc.D. 1970
Bossenbroek, Albertus, '32 D.D. 1977
Boeve, Rev. Lucas, 1903 D.D. 1925
Bok, Edward W. LL.D. 1910
Boot, Rev. Harry P., 1900 D.D. 1932
Bosch, Donald T. L.H.D. 1986
Bosch, Eloise Boynton, '41 L.H.D. 1986
Botman, H. Russel Litt.D. 2014
Bouwens, Joel G., '74 L.H.D. 2012
Bovenkerk, Rev. Henry G., '27 D.D. 1957
Boyer, Ernest Leroy, Ph.D. Sc.D. 1978
Broek, Christian, 1905 A.M. 1916
Brouwer, Rev. Arie R., '56 D.D. 1983
Brouwer, William L. LL.D. 1928
Brower, Rev. Bert, '23 D.D. 1964
Brown, Rev. Willard Dayton D.D. 1921
Bruce, Rev. W. P. D.D. 1912
Brucker, Wilber M. LL.D. 1958
Brummelkamp, Rev. A. D.D. 1911
Bruggers, Rev. John Henry, '15 D.D. 1954
Brush, Rev. Alfred H. D.D. 1897
Brush, Hon. Donald Livingston,'12 LL.D. 1954
Bultman, James E., '63 Litt.D. 1999
Bultman, Martha Tucker, '63 L.H.D. 2012
Burrell, Rev. David J. LL.D. 1902
Buteyn, John Edward, '36 D.D. 1972
Buys, Ekdal J., '37 LL.D. 1966
Byrd, Manford, Jr. L.H.D. 1986
Cadman, Mrs. Grace Hazenburg, '09 A.M. 1919
Campbell, J. Kermit L.H.D. 2004
Campbell, Rev. Allen D. D.D. 1903
Case, Rev. Clifford P. D.D. 1916
Chamberlain, Rev. Jacob LL.D. 1900
Chamberlain, Rev. Wm. I. D.D. 1907
Chellappa, Bishop David D.D. 1957
Churchman, Rev. Arthur B. D.D. 1926
Coleman, The Hon. Mary S., J.D. LL.D. 1982
Colenbrander, Rev. Henry, '13 D.D. 1951
Coles, J. Ackerman LL.D. 1903
Cook, Peter C. Litt.D. 1981
Cooper, Wm. H., 1903 A.M. 1907
Cummings, Fredrick J., Ph.D. Litt.D. 1982
Dame, Rev. Clarence P., '13 D.D. 1938
Danhof, James J. A.M. 1884
De Jonge, Rev. Gerhard, 1882 D.D. 1921
De Kleine, Wm., 1902 D.Sc. 1937
Den Herder, Marius, 1901 LL.D. 1947
Den Uyl, Simon D., '19 LL.D. 1956
De Pree, Rev. Henry Peter, 1902 D.D. 1931
De Pree, Hugh A.B., '38 LL.D. 1978
De Pree, Rev. James D.D. 1926
De Pree, Max O., '48 Litt.D. 1987
De Pree, Rev. P. D.D. 1894
De Pree, Willard, M.A. LL.D. 1978
Dethmers, Hon. John Roy, '25 LL.D. 1954
De Valois Siebers, Bernadine, '30 Sc.D. 1956
deVelder, Marion D.D. D.D. 1976
De Velder, Rev. Walter, '29 D.D. 1964
De Vos, Richard M. Litt.D. 1982
De Vries, Rev. Calvin T., '43 D.D. 1993
De Witt, Jonkheer H. M. Van Haersma LL.D. 1935
DeWitt, Marvin L.H.D. 1991
De Young, Rev. Abraham, 1900 D.D. 1937
De Young, Chris Anthony, '20 Litt.D. 1952
De Young, Donald Henry D.D. 1971
Diekema, Hon. G. J., 1881 LL.D. 1913
Dimnent, E. D., 1896 L.H.D. 1919
Dirksen, Hon. Everett M. LL.D. 1949
Ditzen, Lowell R. L.H.D. 1961
Donnelly, John Fenlon Litt.D. 1981
Dosker, Rev. Henry E., '76 L.H.D. 1926
Dosker, Herman N. A.M. 1882
Douwstra, Rev. George A. A.M. 1907
Douwstra, Rev. Richard A.M. 1907
Dressler, Louis R. Mus.D. 1897
Dubbink, Rev. G. H., 1892 D.D. 1904
Dykstra, Clarence A. LL.D. 1937
Dykstra, Rev. Dirk, 1906 D.D. 1936
Dykstra, Mrs. John A., '12 LL.D. 1957
Dykstra, Rev. John A., '09 D.D. 1924
Dykstra, John Dean, '40 D.D. 1962
Eiseley, Loren C. L.H.D. 1970
Elson, Edward L. R. LL.D. 1961
Eimicke, Victor W. Litt.W. 1987
Englund, Rev. Harold D.D. 1960
Fell, Egbert E. LL.D. 1935
Flipse, Rev. M. Eugene, '16 D.D. 1940
Ford, President Gerald R. LL.D. 1987
Franklin, John Hope D.D. 1988
Fukuda, Tariho L.H.D. 1985
Gardener, Cornelius A.M. 1896
Gaydou, Danny R. L.L.D. 2004
Gebhard, Rev. John G., 1878 D.D. 1906
Geyer, Rev. Julius D.D. 1895
Gillespie, Rev. John H. D.D. 1898
Gispen, Rev. W. H. D.D. 1898
Graves, Nathan F. LL.D. 1894
Green, Hon. Fred Warren LL.D. 1927
Haack, Robert William, '38 LL.D. 1968
Hageman, Howard G. Litt.D. 1975
Hager, Rev. Harry, '20 D.D. 1937
Hager, Titus W. LL.D. 1962
Hambro, Hon. Carl Joachim LL.D. 1944
Hannah, John A. L.H.D. 1970
Harrison, Paul W. D.Sc. 1923
Harrison, Timothy S., '49 Sc.D. 1999
Hart, Philip A. LL.D. 1968
Hartman, Vivian Behrmann, '34 Sc.D. 1984
Hatfield, Mark O. L.H.D. 1973
Haworth, Gerrard W. L.H.D. 2013
Haworth, Richard G. L.H.D. 2013
Heemstra, Rev. Jacob, '10 D.D. 1939
Hekhuis, Rev. Gerrit J., 1885 D.D. 1929
Hesburgh, Theodore M. L.H.D. 1981
Hesselink, I. John L.H.D. 1973
Heyns, Roger, '40 L.H.D. 1975
Hill, Rev. Wm. Bancroft Litt.D. 1924
Hillegonds, William C., '49 L.H.D. 1983
Hinkamp, Franklin John, '26 D.D. 1970
Hiraide, Nobumichi Litt.D. 1989
Hoekje, John C., 1906 M.Ed. 1939
Hoekje, Rev. Willis G., 1904 D.D. 1934
Hoffman, Rev. Harvey B., '32 D.D. 1959
Hoffman, Rev. James E.,'17 D.D. 1948
Hoffman, Rev. Milton J.,'09 D.D. 1918
Holkeboer, Tena, '20 LL.D. 1949
Hollenbach, John W. L.H.D. 1988
Hondelink, Rev. Gerrit, 1900 D.D. 1942
Hospers, Rev. Henry, 1889 D.D. 1916
Howatch, Susan Litt.D. 2012
Hruby, Norbert J. L.H.D. 1985
Hubbard, David A. Litt.D. 1990
Hubbard, William N., Jr. Sc.D. 1979
Huizenga, John, 1867 A.B. 1867
Huizenga, Thomas G., 1867 A.M. 1901
Humphrey, James W. A.M. 1895
Jacobson, John. H. Litt.D. 1987
Joralman, Rev. J. S. D.D. 1909
Juliana, H. R. H. Princess LL.D. 1941
Kawashima, Masaki (Maurice) Litt.D. 1999
Kempers, Rev. John R., '21 D.D. 1950
Kleinjans, Everett, '43 L.H.D. 1984
Knapp, John C. Litt.D. 2013
Koeppe, Rev. Edwin W., '14 D.D. 1946
Kollen, Mrs. Martha Diekema Litt.D. 1948
Kolyn, Rev. Matthew, 1877 D.D. 1908
Kremers, Rev. Harry, 1890 D.D. 1927
Kremers, Henry A.M. 1884
Kresge, Stanley S. L.H.D. 1973
Kruithof, Rev. Bastian D.D. 1951
Kuizenga, Rev. John E., 1899 D.D. 1916
Kulikov, Vitaly Grigorievich D.D. 1991
Kuyper, Rev. Abram D.D. 1908
Kuyper, Rev. Lester J., '28 D.D. 1928
Lampen J. Oliver, '39 L.H.D. 1974
Landwehr, August H. D.Sc. 1928
Lepeltak, Rev. Peter D.D. 1904
Levai, Blaise, '42 L.H.D. 1987
Levai, Marian Korteling, '47 L.H.D. 1987
Lockwood, Rev. Henry D.D. 1916
Lousma, Col. Jack R. Sc.D. 1982
Lubbers, Arend D., '53 Litt.D. 1988
Lubbers, Irwin J., '17 Litt.D. 1945
Luben, Rev. Barnard Maurice, '26 D.D. 1952
Luidens, Rev. Anthony, '12 D.D. 1942
Lumsden, Alex L.H.D. 1967
Luns, Joseph M. A. H. L.H.D. 1974
Maas, Leonard L.H.D. 2001
Maas, Marjorie L.H.D. 2001
MacKay, Rev. Donald Sage D.D. 1906
Malik, The Hon. Charles D.Sc. 1953
Mandeville, Rev. Giles H. LL.D. 1895
Marcus, Beth, '42 LL.D. 1960
Marker, David G. L.H.D. 1984
Marty, Rev. Martin E., Ph.D. D.D. 1993
Mason, Rev. A. De Witt D.D. 1909
Maynor, Dorothy Litt.D. 1971
McCracken, Harold Litt.D. 1957
McKeachie, Wilbert J. L.H.D. 1985
McLean, Charles Myron LL.D. 1929
Meengs, Raymond D., '11 D.D. 1961
Meulendyke, Rev. Josias, 1873 D.D. 1933
Meury, Rev. E. J. D.D. 1916
Middlebush, Frederick A. LL.D. 1937
Miles, Hon. Fred T. LL.D. 1938
Miles, Wendell A., '38 LL.D. 1980
Miller, Rev. Edward R. D.D. 1914
Miller, James W. L.H.D. 1973
Milliken, Governor William L.H.D. 1975
Milnes, Sherrill Litt.D. 1991
Moerdyke, Rev. Peter, 1866 D.D. 1905
Moerdyke, Rev. Wm., 1866 D.D. 1922
Morii, Makoto Litt.D. 1991
Muilenburg, Dr. James, '20 L.H.D. 1956
Mulder, Arnold, 1907 Litt.D. 1923
Mulder, Donald G. M.D.,'48 Sc.D. 1978
Mulder, John J.D., '28 LL.D. 1978
Mulder, Rev. John R.,'17 D.D. 1931
Murphy, Franklin David LL.D. 1969
Murray, Roger F. II LL.D. 1960
Muste, Rev. Cornelius B., '14 D.D. 1932
Narum, Jeanne L. Sc.D. 2009
Neevel, Rev. Alvin J., '26 D.D. 1957
Nettinga, James Z., '34 Litt.D. 1975
Nettinga, Rev. S. C.   1919
Noordhoff, Lucille Brunsting, '49 L.H.D. 1988
Noordhoff, M. Samuel, '50 Litt.D. 1988
Nyenhuis, Jacob E., Ph.D. Litt.D. 2001
Nykerk, John B., 1885 Litt.D. 1920
Oggel, H. P. A.M. 1869
Olert, Rev. Frederick H., '26 D.D. 1963
Osterhaven, Rev. M. Eugene D.D. 1984
Oudersluys, Rev. Richard D.D. 1945
Paterson, Katherine Litt.D. 1997
Paul, Mrs. Josephine Bay LL.D. 1961
Peale, Norman Vincent LL.D. 1962
Peale, Ruth Stafford Litt.D. 1962
Peeke, Rev. H. V. S., 1887 D.D. 1913
Pelgrim, Rev. Carleton, 1905 D.D. 1905
Pennings, Rev. Gerrit J., 1905 D.D. 1934
Pettinga, Cornelius W., Ph.D., '42 Sc.D. 1978
Phelps, Rev. Philip LL.D. 1894
Pierpont, Wilbur K., Ph.D. Litt.D. 1977
Pieters, Rev. Adrian J., 1887 D.D. 1906
Pieters, Rev. Albertus, 1887 D.D. 1924
Pillay, Gerald J. Litt.D. 2013
Poling, Rev. Daniel A. D.D. 1925
Poling, David D.D. 1970
Poppen, Rev. Henry, '14 D.D. 1941
Poppen, James Leonard, '26 D.Sc. 1953
Potter, Francis Marmaduke L.H.D. 1927
Potts, William J., M.D., '18 D.Sc. 1964
Prins, Rev. Jacob, '24 D.D. 1944
Pyle, Rev. H. W., '21 D.D. 1942
Raap, Albert A.M. 1910
Read, David Haxton Carswell D.D. 1969
Reynolds, Barbara, Ph.D. L.H.D. 1982
Rhodes, Frank H. T., Ph.D. L.H.D. 1982
Ridder, Rev. Herman J., '49 D.D. 1965
Riggs, Arad LL.D. 1953
Romney, Lenore (Mrs. George) L.H.D. 1967
Roosevelt, Hon. Theodore LL.D. 1901
Rottschaefer, Rev. Bernard, 1906 D.D. 1933
Runk, Charles L. LL.D. 1928
Rylaarsdam, Rev. J. Coert, '31 D.D.. 1984
Sanford, Francis B. LL.D. 1935
Schnucker, Rev. G. D.D. 1923
Schuller, Arvella DeHaan Litt.D. 1992
Schuller, Robert Harold, '47 D.D. 1973
Shaw, John A.M. 1879
Siedentop, Daryl L. ’60 Litt.D. 2011
Siedentop, Larry A. ’57 LL.D. 2011
Simon, Arthur D.D. 1985
Sizoo, Rev. Joseph R., 1907 D.D. 1925
Slutter, Rev. Henry, 1899 D.D. 1935
Sluyter, Howard R., A.B., '28 Litt.D. 1977
Spaan, Rev. Cornelius, 1899 D.D. 1935
Spoelhof, William L.H.D. 1974
Soeter, John J., '27 D.D. 1960
Steffens, Rev. N. M. D.D. 1884
Stegeman, Henry Van Eyck, '12 D.D. 1928
Straaks, Rev. H. A.M. 1899
Strick, Edward J., 1903 D.Sc. 1924
Surbeck, Leighton Homer LL.D. 1986
Sutherland, Rev. R. R. A.M. 1878
Swanson, Robert D., B.D. L.H.D. 1980
Swart, John Robert, '41 Litt.D. 1981
Swart, Morrell Fosdick Webber, '42 Litt.D. 1981
Tanaka, Kenji L.H.D. 1997
Takenaka, Jiro Litt.D. 1950
Taylor, Orlando Litt.D. 2001
TeLinde, Richard, '17 Sc.D. 1983
Ter Keurst, Rev. Henry D., '14 D.D. 1940
Theil, Henri LL.D. 1985
Thompson, Rev. Elias W. D.D. 1916
Tillstrom, Burr Litt.D. 1972
Tokes, Laszlo D.D. 1991
Torchiana, Hon. H. A. Van Coenen LL.D. 1933
Tsai, C. T. D.D. 1946
Tsuru, Rev. Senji D.D. 1949
Turner, Fennell Parrish Litt.D. 1931
Vandenberg, Arthur H. LL.D. 1926
VanderJagt, Guy A., '53 LL.D. 1983
Vander Kolk, Justin, '31 D.D. 1968
Vanderlaan, John D.Sc. 1933
Vander Lugt, Gerrit T. Litt.D. 1960
VanderLugt, William L.H.D. 1972
Vander Meulen, Cornelius, LL.B., 1900 L.H.D. 1966
Vandermeulen, Rev. Jacob, 1854 D.D. 1897
Vandermeulen, Rev. Jacob, 1897 D.D. 1921
Vandermeulen, Rev. John, 1855 D.D. 1892
Vandermeulen, Rev. John M., 1891 D.D. 1909
VanderVeen, Arend, 1860 A.M. 1866
VanderVelde, Otto, '15 D.Sc. 1955
VanderVries, John N. LL.D. 1922
VanderWerf, Calvin, '37 D.Sc. 1963
Vanderwerp, Hon. John LL.D. 1930
Van Dyke, Rev. Henry, '17 D.D. 1959
Van Eck, Rev. Arthur O., Ed.E., '48 D.D. 1995
Van Ess, Rev. John, 1899 LL.D. 1934
Van Kersen, Rev. Wm. J., 1894 D.D. 1925
Van Kleffers, Hon. Eelko Nicolaas LL.D. 1949
Van Peursem, Rev. Gerrit D., 1907 D.D. 1947
Van Peursem, Rev. John, 1902 D.D. 1935
Van Putten, Wm., 1869 A.B. 1869
Van Raalte, D.B.K., 1867 A.B. 1867
Van Roijen, Hon. J. J. LL.D. 1928
Van Strien, Rev. David, '09 D.D. 1947
Van Swinderen, Hon. R. De M. LL.D. 1908
van Tamelen, Eugene E., '47 Sc.D. 1970
van Voorst, L. Bruce, '54 L.H.D. 1991
Van Wyk, Gordon James, '41 L.H.D. 1980
Van Wyk, Judson, J., M.D., '43 Sc.D. 1976
Van Wylen, Gordon J. Litt.D. 1972
Van Wylen, Margaret L.H.D. 1987
VanZanten, Rev. John W. D.D. 1926
Van Zoeren, Gerrit John, '12 Sc.D. 1960
Van Zwaluwenburg, Cornelius D.Sc. 1925
Van Zyl, Gerrit, '18 D.Sc. 1965
Veenboer, M., M.D. A.M. 1878
Veldman, Rev. Henry J., 1892 D.D. 1920
Vennema, Rev. Ame, 1879 D.D. 1904
Vennema, Hon. John, 1889 LL.D. 1930
Vermeulen, James M., '26 LL.D. 1951
Visscher, John Paul, '17 LL.D. 1950
Visser, John E., Ph.D., '42 Litt.D. 1995
Voskuil, Roger John, Ph.D., '32 Litt.D. 1993
Voskuil, Dennis N., Ph.D. L.H.D. 2008
Voskuil, Betty Trahms L.H.D. 2008
Vroom, Rev. W. H. D.D. 1898
Vruwink, Rev. Henry A., '10 D.D. 1942
Walvoord, Rev. Wm., '08 D.D. 1958
Warnshuis, Rev. A. L., 1897 D.D. 1916
Warnshuis, Fred G. D.Sc. 1922
Warnshuis, Rev. John H., '10 D.D. 1932
Wayer, James, 1901 D.D. 1955
Weener, Jay R., M.Div., '49 D.D. 1978
Weller, Kenneth J., '48 Litt.D. 1983
Welmers, Everett T., '32 D.Sc. 1966
Welmers, Rev. Thomas E., 1903 D.D. 1945
Welmers, William E., '36 Litt.D. 1967
White, David E., '60 D.D. 1991
Wichers, Edward, '13 D.Sc. 1941
Wichers, Willard C., '31 L.H.D. 1979
Wichers, Wynand, '09 LL.D. 1931
Wichers, Wynand, '09 D.Ed. 1945
Wierenga, Rev. Cornelius R., '17 D.D. 1931
Winter, Rev. E., 1858 D.D. 1890
Wormser, A. A.M. 1881
Wunder, Richard P. Litt.D. 1999
Wyckoff, Rev. J. H. D.D. 1892
Yang, You Chan LL.D. 1955
Yntema, Leonard Francis, '15 D.Sc. 1927
Yntema, Theodore Otte, '21 D.Sc. 1960
Yonkman, Frederick, '25 D.Sc. 1955
Zimmerman, Rev. Frederick D.D. 1938
Zimmerman, John A.M. 1900
Zuidema, George Dale, '49 Sc.D. 1969
Zwemer, Rev. James F., 1870 D.D. 1905
Zwemer, Rev. Samuel M., 1887 D.D. 1952