Bard College Chester Bowles, former Ambassador to India LL.D.
Citation: "Today we esteem you most for a quality that, if it partially explains your successes, dwarfs them all: your profound understanding of people."
Henri Peyre, Sterling professor of French at Yale University. Litt.D.
Citation: "You wield an angelic pen dipped in impish ink. A serious literary critic, you have delighted your readers and doubtless yourself by revealing the many and curious kinds of astigmatism that have beset generations of critics."
Brooklyn Law School Robert Wagner, mayor of New York City LL.D.
University of Minnesota
Walter H. Brattain, 1956 Nobel physicist who was one of the inventors...