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
Moxon Rosamond Sawyer 1958 Master of Arts
Kenyon Lee John 1955 Master of Arts
MacCarter Beatrice Bouchier 1958 Master of Arts
Snedeker Chester Wesley 1955 Master of Arts
Levin Wayne M. 1993 Doctor of Science
Martin George Willard 1963 Doctor of Science
Cohen Stanley Norman 1994 Doctor of Science
Penzias Arno A. 1979 Doctor of Science
Zimbardo Philip G. 2009 Doctor of Science
Gibson Eleanor Jack 1973 Doctor of Science
Martin William Hope 1958 Doctor of Science
Sebrell, Jr. William Henry 1956 Doctor of Science
Peplau Hildegard E. 1985 Doctor of Science
Zworykin Vladimir K. 1972 Doctor of Science
Gelfand Israel Moiseevich 1993 Doctor of Science
Wieschaus Eric F. 2002 Doctor of Science
Ackerman Roger G. 1995 Doctor of Science
Cole William Harder 1957 Doctor of Science
Mrak Emil M. 1984 Doctor of Science
Seligmann Peter A. 2003 Doctor of Science
Perry Enos J. 1980 Doctor of Science
Massey Walter Eugene 1984 Doctor of Science
Colwell Rita R. 2005 Doctor of Science
Hopper Grace Murray 1987 Doctor of Science
Wheeler John Archibald 1969 Doctor of Science
Lubchenco Jane 2013 Doctor of Science
Tatum Edward Lawrie 1964 Doctor of Science
Burton Glenn Willard 1955 Doctor of Science
Conn Jerome W. 1964 Doctor of Science
Brenner Jeffrey 2014 Doctor of Science
Goldstine Herman Heine 1994 Doctor of Science
Mayo John S. 1993 Doctor of Science
Kertes Ferdinand 1957 Doctor of Science
Pino John Anthony 1996 Doctor of Science
Goodall Jane 2005 Doctor of Science
Rohrer Heinrick 1987 Doctor of Science
Engstrom Elmer W. 1963 Doctor of Science
Likens Gene Elden 1985 Doctor of Science
McClintock Barbara 1984 Doctor of Science
Shepard Roger Newland 1992 Doctor of Science
Klein Lawrence R. 1993 Doctor of Science
Leakey Richard E. 2014 Doctor of Science
Rossi Alice S. 1975 Doctor of Science
Shockley William B. 1956 Doctor of Science
Gould Stephen Jay 1987 Doctor of Science
Anderson Philip Warren 1991 Doctor of Science
Press Frank 1979 Doctor of Science
Tilghman Shirley M. 2006 Doctor of Science

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