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
Newmark Harold L. 1998 Doctor of Science
Mario Ernest 1992 Doctor of Science
Colwell Rita R. 2005 Doctor of Science
Press Frank 1979 Doctor of Science
Tilghman Shirley M. 2006 Doctor of Science
Lerner Irwin 1984 Doctor of Science
Newmark Nathan Mortimore 1955 Doctor of Science
Trager William 1965 Doctor of Science
Wheeler John Archibald 1969 Doctor of Science
Lubchenco Jane 2013 Doctor of Science
Burton Glenn Willard 1955 Doctor of Science
Singer Wolf 2008 Doctor of Science
Conn Jerome W. 1964 Doctor of Science
Morrison Philip 1977 Doctor of Science
Brenner Jeffrey 2014 Doctor of Science
Martin George Willard 1963 Doctor of Science
Levin Wayne M. 1993 Doctor of Science
Engstrom Elmer W. 1963 Doctor of Science
Sakharov Andrei Dmitrievich 1981 Doctor of Science
Martin William Hope 1958 Doctor of Science
Quimby Edith Hinkley 1956 Doctor of Science
Gibson Eleanor Jack 1973 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
Massey Walter Eugene 1984 Doctor of Science
Rauscher, Jr. Frank Joseph 1973 Doctor of Science
Fair Gordon Maskew 1965 Doctor of Science
Schaaf Royal Albert 1956 Doctor of Science
Hopper Grace Murray 1987 Doctor of Science
Nye William Sanford 2015 Doctor of Science
Osborn June E. 1994 Doctor of Science
Atiyah Sir Michael 1992 Doctor of Science
Raven Peter Hamilton 1988 Doctor of Science
Schein Philip S. 2006 Doctor of Science
Auchter George David 1962 Doctor of Science
Read Hilton Shreve 1961 Doctor of Science
Waelsch Salome Gluecksohn 1998 Doctor of Science
Mayo John S. 1993 Doctor of Science
Kertes Ferdinand 1957 Doctor of Science
Garrett Laurie 2021 Doctor of Science
Goldstine Herman Heine 1994 Doctor of Science
Solow Robert M. 1994 Doctor of Science
Goodall Jane 2005 Doctor of Science
Wall Monroe E. 1999 Doctor of Science
Burnell S. Jocelyn Bell 2016 Doctor of Science
Carson Benjamin 2003 Doctor of Science
McClintock Barbara 1984 Doctor of Science
Persichilli Judith 2022 Doctor of Science

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