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
Beck Robert A. 1983 Doctor of Humane Letters
Kaiser John Boynton 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Brown Greg 2012 Doctor of Humane Letters
Levine William 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Schlatter Richard 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Hoffman Samuel David 1957 Doctor of Humane Letters
Reeve Christopher 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lewis Anthony 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Coomaraswamy Rajhika 2016 Doctor of Humane Letters
Holderman Pauline Beatrice 1965 Doctor of Humane Letters
Parrott Bishop James W., Sr. 1996 Doctor of Humane Letters
Stetin Sol 1961 Doctor of Humane Letters
Holstrom Carleton A. 1995 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lewis Shireen K. 2012 Doctor of Humane Letters
Paul Alice 1977 Doctor of Humane Letters
Wolfe Deborah Cannon Patridge 1992 Doctor of Humane Letters
Fuchs Morris 1959 Doctor of Humane Letters
Buck Pearl S. 1969 Doctor of Humane Letters
Hottel Althea Kratz 1958 Doctor of Humane Letters
Bildner Joan L. 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters
Still Timothy 1968 Doctor of Humane Letters
Barchi Robert L. 2022 Doctor of Humane Letters
Riley Matilda White 1983 Doctor of Humane Letters
L'Hommedieu Paige D. 1967 Doctor of Humane Letters
Stillman W. Paul 1975 Doctor of Laws
Dwyer Bernard J. 1993 Doctor of Laws
Bunting Mary Ingraham 1960 Doctor of Laws
Dwyer Florence Price 1968 Doctor of Laws
Weintraub Joseph 1958 Doctor of Laws
Gaskill William John 1978 Doctor of Laws
Abdellah Faye Glenn 1973 Doctor of Laws
Cohen Wilbur J. 1986 Doctor of Laws
Hufstedler Shirley M. 1981 Doctor of Laws
McCormick Richard L. 2012 Doctor of Laws
Black Eugene Robert 1959 Doctor of Laws
Ebadi Shirin 2007 Doctor of Laws
Gordon Lincoln 1967 Doctor of Laws
Muskie Edmund Sixtus 1986 Doctor of Laws
Hughes Joseph Egan 1956 Doctor of Laws
Perkins James A. 1963 Doctor of Laws
Knowles Francis 1965 Doctor of Laws
Rodino, Jr. Peter Wallace 1975 Doctor of Laws
Yamba A. Zachary 2006 Doctor of Laws
Gellhorn Walter 1973 Doctor of Laws
Adams Ruth Marie 1966 Doctor of Laws
Hill Anita 2018 Doctor of Laws
Hughes Richard Joseph 1962 Doctor of Laws
Suzman The Honorable Helen 1992 Doctor of Laws
Koeppe Alfred C. 2009 Doctor of Laws
Rodriguez Joseph H. 1974 Doctor of Laws

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