Past Rutgers University Honorary Degree Recipients

This list of honorary degree recipients is sortable by last name, year conferred, and degree type. Click on the title of the column to sort the list by that particular content.

We are in the process of adding the honorary degree citations for some of our recipients. Click on the Citation images, where shown, to read them.

Last name First name Year Degreesort descending Citation
Connor John Thomas 1967
Dunphy J. Englebert 1964
Hervey John G. 1962
Hinsey Joseph Clarence 1965
Hughes Richard Joseph 1968
Hughes The Honorable Richard J. 1962
Jason Robert Stewart 1969
O’Connor The Most Reverend Martin J. 1964
Shehan The Most Reverend Lawrence Joseph 1961
Smith Jr. The Honorable Sylvester C. 1963
Wilson Walter Armstrong 1967
Edwards Lena F. 1983 D.Sc.
Selikoff Irving J. 1987 D.Sc.
Loe Harold 1987 D.Sc.
Sinkford Jeanne Craig 1992 D.Sc.
Fauci Anthony S. 2005 D.Sc.
Lubic Ruth W. 1986 D.Sc.
Slavkin Harold C. 1999 D.Sc.
Frederickson Donald S. 1982 D.Sc.
Mandel Irwin D. 1981 D.Sc.
Stetten Jr. DeWitt 1976 D.Sc.
Mase Darrel J. 1981 D.Sc.
Gajdusek D. Carleton 1987 D.Sc.
Mayer Jean 1983 D.Sc.
Tabak Lawrence A. 2006 D.Sc.
Gallo Robert C. 1986 D.Sc.
Temin Howard M. 1989 D.Sc.
Merrifield Robert Bruce 1985 D.Sc.
Tilghman Shirley M. 2005 D.Sc.
Gawande Atul 2007 D.Sc.
Milgrom Felix 1991 D.Sc.
Udenfriend Sidney 1979 D.Sc.
Millis John Schoof 1974 D.Sc.
Vagelos P. Roy 1984 D.Sc.
McCallum Charles A. 1993 D.Sc.
Volker Joseph Francis 1973 D.Sc.
Goldman Henry Maurice 1977 D.Sc.
Affleck James Gelston 1978 D.Sc.
Waksman Selman Abraham 1971 D.Sc.
Good Robert A. 1974 D.Sc.
Baker William O. 1981 D.Sc.
Wescott Lloyd Bruce 1975 D.Sc.
Goss Charles Mayo 1975 D.Sc.
Henderson Donald A. 2004 D.Sc.
Nash Jr. John Forbes 2008 D.Sc.
Bibby Basil G. 1990 D.Sc.
Wissler Robert W. 1982 D.Sc.
Hendren Robert L. 2008 D.Sc.
Netter Frank H. 1981 D.Sc.
Boggs Elizabeth M. 1984 D.Sc.

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