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
Dees, Jr. Morris S. 2006 Doctor of Laws
Stevenson Adlai Ewing 1962 Doctor of Laws
Matsepe-Casaburri Ivy F. 2008 Doctor of Laws
Brennan, Jr. William Joseph 1958 Doctor of Laws
Yasuhiro Nakasone 1988 Doctor of Laws
Florio James J. 1990 Doctor of Laws
Wayne Edward Anthony 1963 Doctor of Laws
Goheen Robert Francis 1957 Doctor of Laws
Lewis Willard Deming 1966 Doctor of Laws
Dickerson Donald MacMillan 1989 Doctor of Laws
Matsumoto Shigeharu 1966 Doctor of Laws
Ribicoff Abraham 1986 Doctor of Laws
Foster William Chapman 1968 Doctor of Laws
Scott Hugh 1986 Doctor of Laws
Lewis William Arthur 1965 Doctor of Laws
Brooks-Randolph Angie 1978 Doctor of Laws
Young, Jr. Andrew J. 1978 Doctor of Laws
Francis John Joseph 1959 Doctor of Laws
Weaver Robert Clifton 1963 Doctor of Laws
Seaborg Glenn T. 1970 Doctor of Laws
DiFrancesco Donald T. 2007 Doctor of Laws
Stillman W. Paul 1975 Doctor of Laws
Brower Charles Hendrickson 1966 Doctor of Laws
Bowen William Gordon 1972 Doctor of Laws
Dillon Clarence Douglas 1961 Doctor of Laws
Weintraub Joseph 1958 Doctor of Laws
Codey Richard J. 2005 Doctor of Laws
Werblin David A. 1988 Doctor of Laws
Hufstedler Shirley M. 1981 Doctor of Laws
Best William E. 2024 Doctor of Laws
McCormick Richard L. 2012 Doctor of Laws
Frelinghuysen Peter H.B. 1976 Doctor of Laws
Muskie Edmund Sixtus 1986 Doctor of Laws
Chisholm Shirley 2002 Doctor of Laws
Gordon Lincoln 1967 Doctor of Laws
Perkins James A. 1963 Doctor of Laws
Doar John 1968 Doctor of Laws
Hughes Joseph Egan 1956 Doctor of Laws
Brown Lester Russell 1978 Doctor of Laws
Rodino, Jr. Peter Wallace 1975 Doctor of Laws
Friedman Milton 1968 Doctor of Laws
Knowles Francis 1965 Doctor of Laws
Christie Chris 2010 Doctor of Laws
Frazier Kenneth C. 2019 Doctor of Laws
Bergethon Kaare Roald 1959 Doctor of Laws
Hughes Richard Joseph 1962 Doctor of Laws
Suzman The Honorable Helen 1992 Doctor of Laws
Brown Raymond A. 1972 Doctor of Laws
Rodriguez Joseph H. 1974 Doctor of Laws
Koeppe Alfred C. 2009 Doctor of Laws

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