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
Nye William Sanford 2015 Doctor of Science
Newmark Nathan Mortimore 1955 Doctor of Science
Singer Wolf 2008 Doctor of Science
Morrison Philip 1977 Doctor of Science
Auchter George David 1962 Doctor of Science
Garrett Laurie 2021 Doctor of Science
Martin George Willard 1963 Doctor of Science
Levin Wayne M. 1993 Doctor of Science
Martin William Hope 1958 Doctor of Science
Persichilli Judith 2022 Doctor of Science
Quimby Edith Hinkley 1956 Doctor of Science
Carson Benjamin 2003 Doctor of Science
Gibson Eleanor Jack 1973 Doctor of Science
Sakharov Andrei Dmitrievich 1981 Doctor of Science
Burnell S. Jocelyn Bell 2016 Doctor of Science
Cuthbertson David Paton 1958 Doctor of Science
Wilson William Julius 1995 Doctor of Science
David, Jr. Edward E. 1984 Doctor of Science
Branscomb Lewis McAdory 1984 Doctor of Science
Fisk James Brown 1967 Doctor of Science
Mrak Emil M. 1984 Doctor of Science
Massey Walter Eugene 1984 Doctor of Science
Fiske Jessie Gladys 1958 Doctor of Science
Rauscher, Jr. Frank Joseph 1973 Doctor of Science
Witkin Evelyn M. 1995 Doctor of Science
Baker William Oliver 1995 Doctor of Science
Osborn June E. 1994 Doctor of Science
Hopper Grace Murray 1987 Doctor of Science
Raven Peter Hamilton 1988 Doctor of Science
Schaaf Royal Albert 1956 Doctor of Science
Brinster Ralph L. 2000 Doctor of Science
Read Hilton Shreve 1961 Doctor of Science
Waelsch Salome Gluecksohn 1998 Doctor of Science
Schein Philip S. 2006 Doctor of Science
Hicks Arthur James 2017 Doctor of Science
Mayo John S. 1993 Doctor of Science
Kertes Ferdinand 1957 Doctor of Science
Goldstine Herman Heine 1994 Doctor of Science
MacCarter Beatrice Bouchier 1958 Master of Arts
Moxon Rosamond Sawyer 1958 Master of Arts
Kenyon Lee John 1955 Master of Arts
Snedeker Chester Wesley 1955 Master of Arts
White Ruth Patricia 1962 Master of Fine Arts
Everett Thomas Henry 1959 Master of Science

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