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 ascending Citation
Everett Thomas Henry 1959 Master of Science
White Ruth Patricia 1962 Master of Fine Arts
MacCarter Beatrice Bouchier 1958 Master of Arts
Snedeker Chester Wesley 1955 Master of Arts
Moxon Rosamond Sawyer 1958 Master of Arts
Kenyon Lee John 1955 Master of Arts
Gronquist Carl Harry 1958 Doctor of Science
Sakharov Andrei Dmitrievich 1981 Doctor of Science
Cuthbertson David Paton 1958 Doctor of Science
Hutchins John Richard, III 1984 Doctor of Science
Quimby Edith Hinkley 1956 Doctor of Science
Carson Benjamin 2003 Doctor of Science
David, Jr. Edward E. 1984 Doctor of Science
Luria Salvador Edward 1970 Doctor of Science
Leakey Richard E. 2014 Doctor of Science
Lasagna Louis 1983 Doctor of Science
Branscomb Lewis McAdory 1984 Doctor of Science
Fisk James Brown 1967 Doctor of Science
Fiske Jessie Gladys 1958 Doctor of Science
Rauscher, Jr. Frank Joseph 1973 Doctor of Science
Baker William Oliver 1995 Doctor of Science
Schaaf Royal Albert 1956 Doctor of Science
Osborn June E. 1994 Doctor of Science
Jackson Shirley Ann 1999 Doctor of Science
Nye William Sanford 2015 Doctor of Science
Raven Peter Hamilton 1988 Doctor of Science
Miller Neal E. 1985 Doctor of Science
Schein Philip S. 2006 Doctor of Science
Hedefine Alfred 1975 Doctor of Science
Brinster Ralph L. 2000 Doctor of Science
Read Hilton Shreve 1961 Doctor of Science
Waelsch Salome Gluecksohn 1998 Doctor of Science
Lederberg Joshua 1981 Doctor of Science
Garrett Laurie 2021 Doctor of Science
Heidelberger Michael 1961 Doctor of Science
Solow Robert M. 1994 Doctor of Science
Jemison Mae C. 2001 Doctor of Science
Cherkasky Martin 1985 Doctor of Science
Wall Monroe E. 1999 Doctor of Science
Persichilli Judith 2022 Doctor of Science
Burnell S. Jocelyn Bell 2016 Doctor of Science
Bender Carl Beitel 1963 Doctor of Science
Djerassi Carl 2010 Doctor of Science
Wilson William Julius 1995 Doctor of Science
Brown Harrison Scott 1964 Doctor of Science
Margulis Lynn 2004 Doctor of Science
Benson Ezra Taft 1955 Doctor of Science
Reilly Hilda Christine 1966 Doctor of Science
Lerner Irwin 1984 Doctor of Science
Witkin Evelyn M. 1995 Doctor of Science

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