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
Morrison Toni 2011 Doctor of Letters
Copland Aaron 1967 Doctor of Music
Anderson Marian 1957 Doctor of Music
Lewis Henry 1969 Doctor of Music
Gillespie John Birks 1970 Doctor of Music
Rubinstein Arthur 1963 Doctor of Music
Horne Marilyn 1971 Doctor of Music
Ormandy Eugene 1960 Doctor of Music
Walter F. Austin 1966 Doctor of Music
Reese Gustave 1972 Doctor of Music
Mendel Arthur 1973 Doctor of Music
Sessions Roger 1962 Doctor of Music
Hardt Robert Andrew 1956 Doctor of Philosophy
Levin Wayne M. 1993 Doctor of Science
Rohrer Heinrick 1987 Doctor of Science
Martin George Willard 1963 Doctor of Science
Pino John Anthony 1996 Doctor of Science
Martin William Hope 1958 Doctor of Science
Shepard Roger Newland 1992 Doctor of Science
Engstrom Elmer W. 1963 Doctor of Science
Gibson Eleanor Jack 1973 Doctor of Science
Rossi Alice S. 1975 Doctor of Science
Shockley William B. 1956 Doctor of Science
Leakey Richard E. 2014 Doctor of Science
Anderson Philip Warren 1991 Doctor of Science
Mrak Emil M. 1984 Doctor of Science
Caldicott Helen 1990 Doctor of Science
Newmark Harold L. 1998 Doctor of Science
Massey Walter Eugene 1984 Doctor of Science
Press Frank 1979 Doctor of Science
Tilghman Shirley M. 2006 Doctor of Science
Atiyah Sir Michael 1992 Doctor of Science
Hopper Grace Murray 1987 Doctor of Science
Newmark Nathan Mortimore 1955 Doctor of Science
Fair Gordon Maskew 1965 Doctor of Science
Trager William 1965 Doctor of Science
Nye William Sanford 2015 Doctor of Science
Auchter George David 1962 Doctor of Science
Singer Wolf 2008 Doctor of Science
Garrett Laurie 2021 Doctor of Science
Mayo John S. 1993 Doctor of Science
Kertes Ferdinand 1957 Doctor of Science
Goldstine Herman Heine 1994 Doctor of Science
Goodall Jane 2005 Doctor of Science
Carson Benjamin 2003 Doctor of Science
Likens Gene Elden 1985 Doctor of Science
Sakharov Andrei Dmitrievich 1981 Doctor of Science
Persichilli Judith 2022 Doctor of Science
Cuthbertson David Paton 1958 Doctor of Science
McClintock Barbara 1984 Doctor of Science

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