Honorary Degrees
1918 - Present

Alsie Henry Carleton 
Doctor of Divinity  1971
Status: conferred

Minister, district superintendent, seminary educator and bishop, he is distinguished as a man of consistently constructive work and unfailingly edifying relationship. As presiding bishop of the New Mexico-Northwest Texas episcopal area of the United Methodist Church, chairman of the Jurisdictional Committee on Ministry, trustee of Methodist colleges and service institutions, and member of the general councils of the Church on national and world levels, he serves with insight, considerateness, endurance and cheerfulness. In recognition of his contribution to the substance and spirit of each area of his work, we are proud to honor our alumnus and former faculty member with the degree of Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa.