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 Degree Citation
Dresselhaus Mildred S. 1989 Doctor of Science
du Boisrouvray Countess Albina 2003 L.H.D.
Dungan Ralph Anthony 1978 L.H.D.
Dunphy J. Englebert 1964
Duvall Merlin Kearfoot 1972 D.Sc.
Duverger Maurice 1982 Doctor of Letters
Dwyer Bernard J. 1993 Doctor of Laws
Dwyer Florence Price 1968 Doctor of Laws
Ebadi Shirin 2007 Doctor of Laws
Eckō Marc 2009 Doctor of Humane Letters
Eco Umberto 2002 Doctor of Humane Letters
Edelman Marian Wright 1986 Doctor of Laws
Edgar Miriam Colón 1980 Doctor of Fine Arts
Edwards Lena F. 1983 D.Sc.
Ellison Brooke Mackenzie 2011 Doctor of Humane Letters
Ellison Ralph Waldo 1966 Doctor of Letters
Elwood Thomas W. 2000 L.H.D.
Engstrom Elmer W. 1963 Doctor of Science
Epstein Benjamin 1965 Doctor of Letters
Everett Thomas Henry 1959 Master of Science
Fair Ethel Marion 1959 Doctor of Humane Letters
Fair Gordon Maskew 1965 Doctor of Science
Fauci Anthony S. 2005 D.Sc.
Felmly Lloyd McPherson 1956 Doctor of Humane Letters
Fenster Saul K. 2002 Doctor of Laws
Ferguson, Jr. Clarence Clyde 1966 Doctor of Laws
Fergusson Francis 1975 Doctor of Letters
Finletter Thomas Knight 1959 Doctor of Laws
Fisk James Brown 1967 Doctor of Science
Fiske Jessie Gladys 1958 Doctor of Science
Florio James J. 1990 Doctor of Laws
Foster William Chapman 1968 Doctor of Laws
Francis John Joseph 1959 Doctor of Laws
Francis Norman C. 1993 Doctor of Humane Letters
Franklin John Hope 1990 Doctor of Letters
Frederickson Donald S. 1982 D.Sc.
Freedman Rabbi Martin 1996 LL.D.
Frelinghuysen Peter H.B. 1976 Doctor of Laws
Friedman Milton 1968 Doctor of Laws
Friend, Jr. Albert Mathias 1955 Doctor of Letters
Fuchs Morris 1959 Doctor of Humane Letters
Fulbright James William 1955 Doctor of Laws
Gajdusek D. Carleton 1987 D.Sc.
Galbraith John Kenneth 1979 Doctor of Laws
Gallo Robert C. 1986 D.Sc.
Gamper, Jr. Albert R. 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters
Gaskill William John 1978 Doctor of Laws
Gaston Marilyn Hughes 2005 L.H.D.
Gawande Atul 2007 D.Sc.
Gelfand Israel Moiseevich 1993 Doctor of Science