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
Reeve Christopher 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lerman Miles 1996 Doctor of Humane Letters
Meyer Wayne 2022 Doctor of Humane Letters
Heningburg Gustave 1989 Doctor of Humane Letters
Johnson Leonard C. 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Parrott Bishop James W., Sr. 1996 Doctor of Humane Letters
Stetin Sol 1961 Doctor of Humane Letters
Jones Franklin Taylor 1970 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lett Harold Alfred 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Fuchs Morris 1959 Doctor of Humane Letters
Paul Alice 1977 Doctor of Humane Letters
Schulman Dan 2018 Doctor of Humane Letters
Levao Richard A. 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Buck Pearl S. 1969 Doctor of Humane Letters
Ylvisaker Paul N. 1981 Doctor of Humane Letters
Collins Kevin J. 2001 Doctor of Humane Letters
Riley Matilda White 1983 Doctor of Humane Letters
Bildner Joan L. 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters
Levin Janice H. 1985 Doctor of Humane Letters
Still Timothy 1968 Doctor of Humane Letters
Jordan, Jr. Vernon Eulion 1979 Doctor of Humane Letters
Bowen William Gordon 1972 Doctor of Laws
Dwyer Bernard J. 1993 Doctor of Laws
Hirschman Albert O. 1978 Doctor of Laws
Bunting Mary Ingraham 1960 Doctor of Laws
Stillman W. Paul 1975 Doctor of Laws
Judson Margaret Atwood 1968 Doctor of Laws
Cohen Wilbur J. 1986 Doctor of Laws
Morse David Abner 1957 Doctor of Laws
Codey Richard J. 2005 Doctor of Laws
Weintraub Joseph 1958 Doctor of Laws
Dwyer Florence Price 1968 Doctor of Laws
Gaskill William John 1978 Doctor of Laws
Abdellah Faye Glenn 1973 Doctor of Laws
Gidney Ray Millard 1961 Doctor of Laws
Black Eugene Robert 1959 Doctor of Laws
Werblin David A. 1988 Doctor of Laws
Ebadi Shirin 2007 Doctor of Laws
Muskie Edmund Sixtus 1986 Doctor of Laws
Martin, Jr. William McChesney 1965 Doctor of Laws
Katzenbach Nicholas deBelleville 1964 Doctor of Laws
Frazier Kenneth C. 2019 Doctor of Laws
Rodino, Jr. Peter Wallace 1975 Doctor of Laws
Martindell Anne Clark 1984 Doctor of Laws
Gellhorn Walter 1973 Doctor of Laws
Perkins James A. 1963 Doctor of Laws
Adams Ruth Marie 1966 Doctor of Laws
Kean Thomas H. 1982 Doctor of Laws
Katyal Neal 2019 Doctor of Laws
Rodriguez Joseph H. 1974 Doctor of Laws

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