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
Holt Lester 2020 Doctor of Humane Letters
Sellars Richard Beverland 1977 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lewis Earl 2015 Doctor of Humane Letters
Jones Franklin Taylor 1970 Doctor of Humane Letters
Fuchs Morris 1959 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lett Harold Alfred 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Buck Pearl S. 1969 Doctor of Humane Letters
Roebling Mary Gindhart 1987 Doctor of Humane Letters
Levao Richard A. 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Piven Frances Fox 2015 Doctor of Humane Letters
Stewart Sandy J. 2020 Doctor of Humane Letters
Rogosin Israel 1966 Doctor of Humane Letters
Williams Joseph D. 1987 Doctor of Humane Letters
Levin Janice H. 1985 Doctor of Humane Letters
Shalala Donna E. 1995 Doctor of Humane Letters
Bildner Joan L. 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters
Jordan, Jr. Vernon Eulion 1979 Doctor of Humane Letters
Morrow John Howard 1963 Doctor of Humane Letters
Gamper, Jr. Albert R. 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters
Nelson Oswald George 1957 Doctor of Humane Letters
Burke James E. 1984 Doctor of Humane Letters
Levine William 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Neuberger Katherine K. 1979 Doctor of Humane Letters
Hoffman Samuel David 1957 Doctor of Humane Letters
Bixby Frederick Lovell 1966 Doctor of Humane Letters
Thomas Anne Moreau 1999 Doctor of Humane Letters
Kaiser John Boynton 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lewis Anthony 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Holderman Pauline Beatrice 1965 Doctor of Humane Letters
Coomaraswamy Rajhika 2016 Doctor of Humane Letters
Holstrom Carleton A. 1995 Doctor of Humane Letters
Powers William 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Eckō Marc 2009 Doctor of Humane Letters
Burns Arthur Frank 1955 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
Eco Umberto 2002 Doctor of Humane Letters
Wolfe Deborah Cannon Patridge 1992 Doctor of Humane Letters
Proctor Samuel DeWitt 1989 Doctor of Humane Letters
Pye Mort 1994 Doctor of Humane Letters
Barchi Robert L. 2022 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
Ellison Brooke Mackenzie 2011 Doctor of Humane Letters
Ullian Arthur D. 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lichtenstein Roy 1990 Doctor of Fine Arts
Khan Ricardo 1997 Doctor of Fine Arts

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