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Degree of Uncommon Man/Woman

The most prestigious university award granted to alumni, this Degree is awarded only when the president of the university deems it appropriate to honor individuals with rare and extraordinary service to Stanford.

List of past recipients

John Arrillaga, ’60
Anne T. Bass, MLA ’07
Robert M. Bass, MBA ’74
Peter S. Bing, ’55
Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel, ’20
George A. Ditz, 1911, JD 1913
Morris M. Doyle, ’29
Paul C. Edwards, 1906
Jill Freidenrich, ’63
John Freidenrich, ’59, LLB ’63
Jim Gaither, JD ’64
John W. Gardner, ’33, AM ’36
May Chandler Goodan, 1914
Cecil Green
Ida M. Green
Morgan Gunst, 1906
Ida M. Green
William R. Hewlett, ’34, ENG ’39
Herbert Hoover, 1895
Jing Lyman
Richard W. Lyman
Burt McMurtry, MS ’59, PhD ’62
Deedee McMurtry
John P. Morgridge, MBA ’57
Tashia Morgridge
Linda Randall Meier, ’61
David Packard, ’34, ENG ’39
Lucile Salter Packard, ’35
Harry B. Reynolds, 1896
Louis H. Roseberry, 1903
J. E. Wallace Sterling, PhD ’38
Frederick E. Terman, ’20, ENG ’22