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
Baker William Franklin 2008 Doctor of Humane Letters
O'Hara Gene 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Volk Harry Joseph 1958 Doctor of Humane Letters
Sato Gordon Hisashi 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lautenberg Frank R. 1981 Doctor of Humane Letters
Mahan Edna 1958 Doctor of Humane Letters
Voorhees Ralph W. 1990 Doctor of Humane Letters
Wolfe Deborah Cannon Patridge 1992 Doctor of Humane Letters
Chaikin Sol C. 1980 Doctor of Humane Letters
Mahoney David J. 1996 Doctor of Humane Letters
Chambers Raymond G. 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Leahy Edwin D. 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters
Barchi Robert L. 2022 Doctor of Humane Letters
Paley William S. 1986 Doctor of Humane Letters
Diekhoff John Siemon 1959 Doctor of Humane Letters
Francis Norman C. 1993 Doctor of Humane Letters
Schimmel Herbert D. 2003 Doctor of Humane Letters
Beal Orville E. 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Heldrich John J. 1999 Doctor of Humane Letters
Brown Greg 2012 Doctor of Humane Letters
Schlatter Richard 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Beck Robert A. 1983 Doctor of Humane Letters
Patel Eboo 2017 Doctor of Humane Letters
Reeve Christopher 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters
Meyer Wayne 2022 Doctor of Humane Letters
Johnson Leonard C. 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Mokhele Khotso 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lerman Miles 1996 Doctor of Humane Letters
Heningburg Gustave 1989 Doctor of Humane Letters
Parrott Bishop James W., Sr. 1996 Doctor of Humane Letters
Stetin Sol 1961 Doctor of Humane Letters
Jones Franklin Taylor 1970 Doctor of Humane Letters
Fuchs Morris 1959 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lett Harold Alfred 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Paul Alice 1977 Doctor of Humane Letters
Buck Pearl S. 1969 Doctor of Humane Letters
Ylvisaker Paul N. 1981 Doctor of Humane Letters
Levao Richard A. 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Schulman Dan 2018 Doctor of Humane Letters
Riley Matilda White 1983 Doctor of Humane Letters
Jordan, Jr. Vernon Eulion 1979 Doctor of Humane Letters
Levin Janice H. 1985 Doctor of Humane Letters
Bildner Joan L. 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters
Collins Kevin J. 2001 Doctor of Humane Letters
Still Timothy 1968 Doctor of Humane Letters
Segal George 1970 Doctor of Fine Arts
Sweeney Price Mary Sue 2004 Doctor of Fine Arts
Blake James Hubert 1974 Doctor of Fine Arts
Edgar Miriam Colón 1980 Doctor of Fine Arts
Goldman Lawrence P. 1999 Doctor of Fine Arts

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