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
Dougherty John Joseph 1962 Doctor of Laws
Wayne Edward Anthony 1963 Doctor of Laws
Jones Lewis Webster 1959 Doctor of Laws
Yasuhiro Nakasone 1988 Doctor of Laws
Betancourt Romulo 1964 Doctor of Laws
Ribicoff Abraham 1986 Doctor of Laws
Scott Hugh 1986 Doctor of Laws
Fulbright James William 1955 Doctor of Laws
Marshall Ray 1978 Doctor of Laws
Weaver Robert Clifton 1963 Doctor of Laws
Seaborg Glenn T. 1970 Doctor of Laws
Young, Jr. Andrew J. 1978 Doctor of Laws
Galbraith John Kenneth 1979 Doctor of Laws
Gamper, Jr. Albert R. 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters
Morrow John Howard 1963 Doctor of Humane Letters
Seabrook Charles Franklin 1955 Doctor of Humane Letters
Young Donald Ramsey 1955 Doctor of Humane Letters
Levine William 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Hoffman Samuel David 1957 Doctor of Humane Letters
Bixby Frederick Lovell 1966 Doctor of Humane Letters
Robeson Paul 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Kaiser John Boynton 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Murphy William Beverly 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Burke James E. 1984 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lewis Anthony 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Strickland, Jr. William E. 1999 Doctor of Humane Letters
Holderman Pauline Beatrice 1965 Doctor of Humane Letters
Stern David J. 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Rockoff Alvin J. 1994 Doctor of Humane Letters
Sullivan Leon 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Holstrom Carleton A. 1995 Doctor of Humane Letters
Eckō Marc 2009 Doctor of Humane Letters
Weisenfeld Allan 1966 Doctor of Humane Letters
Myers Chauncie Kilmer 1962 Doctor of Humane Letters
Izzo Ralph 2013 Doctor of Humane Letters
Geltman Samuel 1990 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lewis Shireen K. 2012 Doctor of Humane Letters
Aidekman Alex 1987 Doctor of Humane Letters
Wescott Lloyd Bruce 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Eco Umberto 2002 Doctor of Humane Letters
Burns Arthur Frank 1955 Doctor of Humane Letters
Sellars Richard Beverland 1977 Doctor of Humane Letters
McCourty Devin 2019 Doctor of Humane Letters
McCourty Jason 2019 Doctor of Humane Letters
Roebling Mary Gindhart 1987 Doctor of Humane Letters
L'Hommedieu Paige D. 1967 Doctor of Humane Letters
Allen Clara L. 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Hottel Althea Kratz 1958 Doctor of Humane Letters
Bloom Benjamin S. 1975 Doctor of Humane Letters
Rogosin Israel 1966 Doctor of Humane Letters

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