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
Hoover, Jr. Herbert 1956 Doctor of Laws
Suzman The Honorable Helen 1992 Doctor of Laws
Rodriguez Joseph H. 1974 Doctor of Laws
Katyal Neal 2019 Doctor of Laws
Kennan George F. 1966 Doctor of Laws
Weisskopf Victor Frederick 1983 Doctor of Laws
Edelman Marian Wright 1986 Doctor of Laws
Goheen Robert Francis 1957 Doctor of Laws
Lewis Willard Deming 1966 Doctor of Laws
Peterson Martha Elizabeth 1968 Doctor of Laws
Long Virginia 2013 Doctor of Laws
Alampi Philip 1969 Doctor of Laws
Matsepe-Casaburri Ivy F. 2008 Doctor of Laws
Commager Henry Steele 1988 Doctor of Laws
Nagle Claire Waller 1978 Doctor of Laws
White Katharine Elkus 1967 Doctor of Laws
Lewis William Arthur 1965 Doctor of Laws
Alexander Archibald Stevens 1966 Doctor of Laws
Matsumoto Shigeharu 1966 Doctor of Laws
Butler Richard 2001 Doctor of Laws
Connor John Thomas 1964 Doctor of Laws
Murphy Philip 2019 Doctor of Laws
Shapiro Harold T. 1988 Doctor of Laws
Byrne Brendan T. 1974 Doctor of Laws
Thant U 1968 Doctor of Laws
Roberts Dorothy 2019 Doctor of Laws
Whitehead John C. 1989 Doctor of Laws
Cortés, Jr. Ernesto J. 2011 Doctor of Laws
Boggs Lindy 2000 Doctor of Laws
Neuberger Maurine Brown 1962 Doctor of Laws
Gordon Lincoln 1967 Doctor of Laws
Cahill William T. 1970 Doctor of Laws
Hufstedler Shirley M. 1981 Doctor of Laws
McCormick Richard L. 2012 Doctor of Laws
Corzine Jon S. 2006 Doctor of Laws
Bongiovanni Michael 1991 Doctor of Laws
Whitman Christine Todd 1994 Doctor of Laws
Hughes Joseph Egan 1956 Doctor of Laws
Knowles Francis 1965 Doctor of Laws
Gould William Benjamin, IV 1998 Doctor of Laws
Sills Arthur J. 1966 Doctor of Laws
Hughes Richard Joseph 1962 Doctor of Laws
Koeppe Alfred C. 2009 Doctor of Laws
Simon William E. 1985 Doctor of Laws
Linowitz Sol M. 1977 Doctor of Laws
Hughes William John 1995 Doctor of Laws
Cox Archibald 1974 Doctor of Laws
Martinez Judy Perry 2020 Doctor of Laws
Williams, Jr. Harrison Arlington 1960 Doctor of Laws
Udall Stewart Lee 1968 Doctor of Laws

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