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 ascending Degree Citation
Colwell Rita R. 2005 Doctor of Science
Reeve Christopher 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters
Wayne June C. 2005 Doctor of Fine Arts
Goodall Jane 2005 Doctor of Science
Stern David J. 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
Calderón Sila M. 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Stimpson Catharine R. 2004 Doctor of Letters
Sweeney Price Mary Sue 2004 Doctor of Fine Arts
Norwood Janet Lippe 2003 Doctor of Laws
Schimmel Herbert D. 2003 Doctor of Humane Letters
Carson Benjamin 2003 Doctor of Science
Seligmann Peter A. 2003 Doctor of Science
Chisholm Shirley 2002 Doctor of Laws
Eco Umberto 2002 Doctor of Humane Letters
Crew Spencer R. 2002 Doctor of Humane Letters
Fenster Saul K. 2002 Doctor of Laws
Carrerras Coll José 2002 Doctor of Fine Arts
Wieschaus Eric F. 2002 Doctor of Science
McGreevey James E. 2002 Doctor of Laws
Showalter Elaine 2001 Doctor of Letters
Qualles Paris 2001 Doctor of Fine Arts
Jemison Mae C. 2001 Doctor of Science
Butler Richard 2001 Doctor of Laws
Kohn Walter 2001 Doctor of Science
Collins Kevin J. 2001 Doctor of Humane Letters
Louis Murray 2000 Doctor of Fine Arts
Pinsky Robert 2000 Doctor of Letters
Ramos-Horta José 2000 Doctor of Laws
Levao Richard A. 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Boggs Lindy 2000 Doctor of Laws
Sullivan Leon 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Brinster Ralph L. 2000 Doctor of Science
Chambers Raymond G. 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Thomas Anne Moreau 1999 Doctor of Humane Letters
Jackson Shirley Ann 1999 Doctor of Science
Heldrich John J. 1999 Doctor of Humane Letters
Ozick Cynthia 1999 Doctor of Letters
Wall Monroe E. 1999 Doctor of Science
Wonder Stevie 1999 Doctor of Fine Arts
Goldman Lawrence P. 1999 Doctor of Fine Arts
Bradley Bill 1999 Doctor of Laws
Strickland, Jr. William E. 1999 Doctor of Humane Letters
Piñon Nélida 1998 Doctor of Letters
Newmark Harold L. 1998 Doctor of Science
Waelsch Salome Gluecksohn 1998 Doctor of Science
Schwartz Anna Jacobson 1998 Doctor of Laws

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