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 Yearsort descending Degree Citation
Ozick Cynthia 1999 Doctor of Letters
Wonder Stevie 1999 Doctor of Fine Arts
Sullivan Leon 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Louis Murray 2000 Doctor of Fine Arts
Boggs Lindy 2000 Doctor of Laws
Pinsky Robert 2000 Doctor of Letters
Ramos-Horta José 2000 Doctor of Laws
Brinster Ralph L. 2000 Doctor of Science
Chambers Raymond G. 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Levao Richard A. 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Collins Kevin J. 2001 Doctor of Humane Letters
Kohn Walter 2001 Doctor of Science
Butler Richard 2001 Doctor of Laws
Showalter Elaine 2001 Doctor of Letters
Qualles Paris 2001 Doctor of Fine Arts
Jemison Mae C. 2001 Doctor of Science
Chisholm Shirley 2002 Doctor of Laws
Wieschaus Eric F. 2002 Doctor of Science
Eco Umberto 2002 Doctor of Humane Letters
McGreevey James E. 2002 Doctor of Laws
Crew Spencer R. 2002 Doctor of Humane Letters
Fenster Saul K. 2002 Doctor of Laws
Carrerras Coll José 2002 Doctor of Fine Arts
Schimmel Herbert D. 2003 Doctor of Humane Letters
Seligmann Peter A. 2003 Doctor of Science
Norwood Janet Lippe 2003 Doctor of Laws
Carson Benjamin 2003 Doctor of Science
Stimpson Catharine R. 2004 Doctor of Letters
Stern David J. 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Sweeney Price Mary Sue 2004 Doctor of Fine Arts
Calderón Sila M. 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Ullian Arthur D. 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Margulis Lynn 2004 Doctor of Science
O'Hara Gene 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Hines Gregory 2004 Doctor of Fine Arts
Reeve Christopher 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters
Wayne June C. 2005 Doctor of Fine Arts
Goodall Jane 2005 Doctor of Science
Codey Richard J. 2005 Doctor of Laws
Colwell Rita R. 2005 Doctor of Science
Gyatso Tenzin (Dalai Lama) 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters
Mokhele Khotso 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters
Yamba A. Zachary 2006 Doctor of Laws
Corzine Jon S. 2006 Doctor of Laws
Tilghman Shirley M. 2006 Doctor of Science
Herbert Robert M. "Bob" 2006 Doctor of Letters
Dees, Jr. Morris S. 2006 Doctor of Laws
Schein Philip S. 2006 Doctor of Science
DiFrancesco Donald T. 2007 Doctor of Laws
Scott Eugenie C. 2007 Doctor of Science

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