Honorary Degrees
1918 - Present

A. Frank Smith 
Doctor of Literature  1961

First campus pastor of Southern Methodist University in 1915, distinguished Bishop of The Methodist Church since 1930, born leader of men in the cause of God, his guidance of this University as Trustee and then from 1938 to 1960 as Chairman of the Board of Trustees has provided inspiration for its development as an institution dedicated to excellence of education in a Christian atmosphere. His influence for good upon men and affairs can not be measured.