Honorary Degrees
1918 - Present

Sarah Tilghman Hughes 
Doctor of Laws  1967
Status: conferred

Lawyer, teacher, gentlewoman; a trustee of Bishop College at home and of Goucher College in the East; counselor to women in the greater service which they can give to their community; she has served with devotion as practitioner in law, state representative, state district judge. Now United States District Judge, she works with patience, courage, wisdom, and dedication in the course of justice; in civil matters seeking always the proper result in the particular case with disregard for precedent; in criminal matters, ever mindful of the need for rehabilitation, wherever possible.