John P. BirkelundDoctor of Laws
Investment banker and philanthropist; chairman of the board of overseers of Brown's Watson Institute.
Raymond G. ChambersDoctor of Humane Letters
Leader in educational and economic-development initiatives in his native city, Newark, New Jersey.
Ruth Bader GinsburgDoctor of Laws
Associate Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court; recipient of the American Bar Association's Thurgood Marshall Award.
Paul LeClercDoctor of Humane Letters
President and CEO of the New York Public Library; former president of Hunter College.
Emily Arnold McCully '61Doctor of Letters
Author-illustrator of children's books, including Mirette on the High Wire, winner of the Caldecott Medal.
Jessye NormanDoctor of Music
Internationally acclaimed opera singer. Winner of the Kennedy Center Honor.
Sadako OgataDoctor of Humane Letters
Former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
William D. WarnerDoctor of Fine Arts
Rhode Island architect. Creator of Waterplace Park in Providence.