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
Cuthbertson David Paton 1958 Doctor of Science
MacCarter Beatrice Bouchier 1958 Master of Arts
Fiske Jessie Gladys 1958 Doctor of Science
Dean Arthur Hobson 1958 Doctor of Laws
Volk Harry Joseph 1958 Doctor of Humane Letters
Brennan, Jr. William Joseph 1958 Doctor of Laws
Mahan Edna 1958 Doctor of Humane Letters
Leopold Alice Koller 1958 Doctor of Laws
Black Eugene Robert 1959 Doctor of Laws
Houle Cyril Orvin 1959 Doctor of Humane Letters
Everett Thomas Henry 1959 Master of Science
Fair Ethel Marion 1959 Doctor of Humane Letters
Graham Martha 1959 Doctor of Fine Arts
Cullman Howard Stix 1959 Doctor of Laws
Finletter Thomas Knight 1959 Doctor of Laws
Smith Howard Anthony 1959 Doctor of Laws
Francis John Joseph 1959 Doctor of Laws
Diekhoff John Siemon 1959 Doctor of Humane Letters
Mitchell James Paul 1959 Doctor of Laws
Bergethon Kaare Roald 1959 Doctor of Laws
Jones Lewis Webster 1959 Doctor of Laws
Fuchs Morris 1959 Doctor of Humane Letters
Cleary Edward John 1959 Doctor of Science
Bunting Mary Ingraham 1960 Doctor of Laws
Kaiser John Boynton 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Wescott Lloyd Bruce 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Powers William 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Williams, Jr. Harrison Arlington 1960 Doctor of Laws
Hall Frederick Wilson 1960 Doctor of Laws
Ormandy Eugene 1960 Doctor of Music
MacKay Kenneth Campbell 1960 Doctor of Laws
Herrmann Lewis Mordecai 1960 Doctor of Laws
Lett Harold Alfred 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Gidney Ray Millard 1961 Doctor of Laws
Piel Gerard 1961 Doctor of Letters
Mazur Paul Myer 1961 Doctor of Humane Letters
Rukeyser Muriel 1961 Doctor of Letters
Kriendler Irving Robert 1961 Doctor of Humane Letters
Sang Philip David 1961 Doctor of Letters
Read Hilton Shreve 1961 Doctor of Science
Schettino C. Thomas 1961 Doctor of Laws
Heidelberger Michael 1961 Doctor of Science
Shehan The Most Reverend Lawrence Joseph 1961
Dillon Clarence Douglas 1961 Doctor of Laws
Stetin Sol 1961 Doctor of Humane Letters
Weeks Edward A. 1962 Doctor of Letters
Myers Chauncie Kilmer 1962 Doctor of Humane Letters
Sessions Roger 1962 Doctor of Music
White Ruth Patricia 1962 Master of Fine Arts
Kessler Henry Howard 1962 Doctor of Humane Letters

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