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 descending Citation
L'Hommedieu Paige D. 1967 Doctor of Humane Letters
Hottel Althea Kratz 1958 Doctor of Humane Letters
Mazur Paul Myer 1961 Doctor of Humane Letters
Vagelos P. Roy 1991 Doctor of Humane Letters
Kessler Henry Howard 1962 Doctor of Humane Letters
Sachar Libby Bernstein 1955 Doctor of Humane Letters
Gamper, Jr. Albert R. 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters
Smeal Eleanor Cutri 2010 Doctor of Humane Letters
Young Donald Ramsey 1955 Doctor of Humane Letters
Houle Cyril Orvin 1959 Doctor of Humane Letters
Bixby Frederick Lovell 1966 Doctor of Humane Letters
Vandervilt Arthur 1956 Doctor of Humane Letters
Burke James E. 1984 Doctor of Humane Letters
Gordon Julia Weber 1966 Doctor of Humane Letters
Smiley Tavis 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters
Howard, Jr. M. William 2010 Doctor of Humane Letters
Van Ness Stanley C. 1983 Doctor of Humane Letters
Stern David J. 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lilley Robert Dodd 1970 Doctor of Humane Letters
Eckō Marc 2009 Doctor of Humane Letters
O'Hara Gene 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Linder William J. 1998 Doctor of Humane Letters
Volk Harry Joseph 1958 Doctor of Humane Letters
Eco Umberto 2002 Doctor of Humane Letters
Sato Gordon Hisashi 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters
Wescott Lloyd Bruce 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Burns Arthur Frank 1955 Doctor of Humane Letters
Geltman Samuel 1990 Doctor of Humane Letters
Aidekman Alex 1987 Doctor of Humane Letters
Izzo Ralph 2013 Doctor of Humane Letters
Voorhees Ralph W. 1990 Doctor of Humane Letters
McCourty Devin 2019 Doctor of Humane Letters
McCourty Jason 2019 Doctor of Humane Letters
Humelsine Carlisle Hubbard 1976 Doctor of Humane Letters
Bloom Benjamin S. 1975 Doctor of Humane Letters
Ellison Brooke Mackenzie 2011 Doctor of Humane Letters
Kreeger David Lloyd 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Paley William S. 1986 Doctor of Humane Letters
Allen Clara L. 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Kriendler Irving Robert 1961 Doctor of Humane Letters
Schimmel Herbert D. 2003 Doctor of Humane Letters
Allen Robert E. 1989 Doctor of Humane Letters
Harvey Gerald C. 2014 Doctor of Humane Letters
Boehm Helen F. 1986 Doctor of Humane Letters
Robeson Paul L. 2019 Doctor of Humane Letters
Kroesen Frederick James 1984 Doctor of Humane Letters
Schlatter Richard 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Byrne, Jr. John Joseph 1985 Doctor of Humane Letters
Anderson Adrienne Scotchbrook 1991 Doctor of Humane Letters
Katz Donald 2014 Doctor of Humane Letters

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