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 have added 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
Stern David J. 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lewis Anthony 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Strickland, Jr. William E. 1999 Doctor of Humane Letters
Holderman Pauline Beatrice 1965 Doctor of Humane Letters
Rockoff Alvin J. 1994 Doctor of Humane Letters
Sullivan Leon 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Eckō Marc 2009 Doctor of Humane Letters
Holstrom Carleton A. 1995 Doctor of Humane Letters
Weisenfeld Allan 1966 Doctor of Humane Letters
Myers Chauncie Kilmer 1962 Doctor of Humane Letters
Sellars Richard Beverland 1977 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lewis Shireen K. 2012 Doctor of Humane Letters
Wescott Lloyd Bruce 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Eco Umberto 2002 Doctor of Humane Letters
Burns Arthur Frank 1955 Doctor of Humane Letters
Izzo Ralph 2013 Doctor of Humane Letters
Geltman Samuel 1990 Doctor of Humane Letters
Aidekman Alex 1987 Doctor of Humane Letters
McCourty Devin 2019 Doctor of Humane Letters
McCourty Jason 2019 Doctor of Humane Letters
Roebling Mary Gindhart 1987 Doctor of Humane Letters
Shalala Donna E. 1995 Doctor of Humane Letters
Bloom Benjamin S. 1975 Doctor of Humane Letters
L'Hommedieu Paige D. 1967 Doctor of Humane Letters
Ellison Brooke Mackenzie 2011 Doctor of Humane Letters
Hottel Althea Kratz 1958 Doctor of Humane Letters
Rogosin Israel 1966 Doctor of Humane Letters
Allen Clara L. 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Kessler Henry Howard 1962 Doctor of Humane Letters
Houle Cyril Orvin 1959 Doctor of Humane Letters
Mazur Paul Myer 1961 Doctor of Humane Letters
Harvey Gerald C. 2014 Doctor of Humane Letters
Nelson Oswald George 1957 Doctor of Humane Letters
Allen Robert E. 1989 Doctor of Humane Letters
Robeson Paul L. 2019 Doctor of Humane Letters
Gordon Julia Weber 1966 Doctor of Humane Letters
Boehm Helen F. 1986 Doctor of Humane Letters
Thomas Anne Moreau 1999 Doctor of Humane Letters
Howard, Jr. M. William 2010 Doctor of Humane Letters
Byrne, Jr. John Joseph 1985 Doctor of Humane Letters
Katz Donald 2014 Doctor of Humane Letters
Neuberger Katherine K. 1979 Doctor of Humane Letters
Anderson Adrienne Scotchbrook 1991 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lilley Robert Dodd 1970 Doctor of Humane Letters
Whitlock Foster Brand 1980 Doctor of Humane Letters
Holt Lester 2020 Doctor of Humane Letters
Powers William 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Linder William J. 1998 Doctor of Humane Letters
Calderón Sila M. 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Fair Ethel Marion 1959 Doctor of Humane Letters

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