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
Nye William Sanford 2015 Doctor of Science
Scott Eugenie C. 2007 Doctor of Science
Hopper Grace Murray 1987 Doctor of Science
Burton Glenn Willard 1955 Doctor of Science
Pauling Linus 1975 Doctor of Science
Conn Jerome W. 1964 Doctor of Science
Stewart William Huffman 1967 Doctor of Science
Goldstine Herman Heine 1994 Doctor of Science
Garrett Laurie 2021 Doctor of Science
Mayo John S. 1993 Doctor of Science
Payne-Gaposchkin Cecelia 1968 Doctor of Science
Kertes Ferdinand 1957 Doctor of Science
Goodall Jane 2005 Doctor of Science
Engstrom Elmer W. 1963 Doctor of Science
Burnell S. Jocelyn Bell 2016 Doctor of Science
Likens Gene Elden 1985 Doctor of Science
Sebrell, Jr. William Henry 1956 Doctor of Science
Persichilli Judith 2022 Doctor of Science
McClintock Barbara 1984 Doctor of Science
Penzias Arno A. 1979 Doctor of Science
Wieschaus Eric F. 2002 Doctor of Science
Peplau Hildegard E. 1985 Doctor of Science
Wilson William Julius 1995 Doctor of Science
Klein Lawrence R. 1993 Doctor of Science
Gould Stephen Jay 1987 Doctor of Science
Seligmann Peter A. 2003 Doctor of Science
Anderson Philip Warren 1991 Doctor of Science
Lindzey Gardner 1993 Doctor of Science
Caldicott Helen 1990 Doctor of Science
Perry Enos J. 1980 Doctor of Science
Witkin Evelyn M. 1995 Doctor of Science
Fair Gordon Maskew 1965 Doctor of Science
Atiyah Sir Michael 1992 Doctor of Science
McFarland Ross Armstrong 1964 Doctor of Science
Kohn Walter 2001 Doctor of Science
Lipscomb William Nunn 1979 Doctor of Science
Auchter George David 1962 Doctor of Science
Tatum Edward Lawrie 1964 Doctor of Science
Komp William H.W. 1955 Doctor of Science
Hicks Arthur James 2017 Doctor of Science
Lorenz Edward Norton 1990 Doctor of Science
Rohrer Heinrick 1987 Doctor of Science
Gronquist Carl Harry 1958 Doctor of Science
Makadon Harvey J. 2017 Doctor of Science
Ericsson Aprille Joy 2022 Doctor of Science
Pino John Anthony 1996 Doctor of Science
Wretlind Arvid 1980 Doctor of Science
Carson Benjamin 2003 Doctor of Science
Shepard Roger Newland 1992 Doctor of Science
Hutchins John Richard, III 1984 Doctor of Science

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