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
Codey Richard J. 2005 Doctor of Laws
Mokhele Khotso 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters
Reeve Christopher 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters
Wayne June C. 2005 Doctor of Fine Arts
Stimpson Catharine R. 2004 Doctor of 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
O'Hara Gene 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Stern David J. 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Margulis Lynn 2004 Doctor of Science
Hines Gregory 2004 Doctor of Fine Arts
Seligmann Peter A. 2003 Doctor of Science
Norwood Janet Lippe 2003 Doctor of Laws
Carson Benjamin 2003 Doctor of Science
Schimmel Herbert D. 2003 Doctor of Humane Letters
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
Chisholm Shirley 2002 Doctor of Laws
Butler Richard 2001 Doctor of Laws
Showalter Elaine 2001 Doctor of Letters
Kohn Walter 2001 Doctor of Science
Qualles Paris 2001 Doctor of Fine Arts
Collins Kevin J. 2001 Doctor of Humane Letters
Jemison Mae C. 2001 Doctor of Science
Sullivan Leon 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Boggs Lindy 2000 Doctor of Laws
Pinsky Robert 2000 Doctor of Letters
Louis Murray 2000 Doctor of Fine Arts
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
Strickland, Jr. William E. 1999 Doctor of Humane Letters
Goldman Lawrence P. 1999 Doctor of Fine Arts
Thomas Anne Moreau 1999 Doctor of Humane Letters
Wonder Stevie 1999 Doctor of Fine Arts
Bradley Bill 1999 Doctor of Laws
Jackson Shirley Ann 1999 Doctor of Science
Ozick Cynthia 1999 Doctor of Letters
Heldrich John J. 1999 Doctor of Humane Letters
Wall Monroe E. 1999 Doctor of Science
Piñon Nélida 1998 Doctor of Letters
Linder William J. 1998 Doctor of Humane Letters
Newmark Harold L. 1998 Doctor of Science
Gould William Benjamin, IV 1998 Doctor of Laws

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