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
Gellhorn Walter 1973 Doctor of Laws
Geltman Samuel 1990 Doctor of Humane Letters
Gibson Eleanor Jack 1973 Doctor of Science
Gidney Ray Millard 1961 Doctor of Laws
Gillespie John Birks 1970 Doctor of Music
Ginsburg Ruth Bader 1991 Doctor of Laws
Goheen Robert Francis 1957 Doctor of Laws
Gold Arnold Perlman 2001 L.H.D.
Gold Sandra O. 2001 L.H.D.
Goldman Henry Maurice 1977 D.Sc.
Goldman Lawrence P. 1999 Doctor of Fine Arts
Goldstine Herman Heine 1994 Doctor of Science
Good Robert A. 1974 D.Sc.
Goodall Jane 2005 Doctor of Science
Gordon Julia Weber 1966 Doctor of Humane Letters
Gordon Lincoln 1967 Doctor of Laws
Goss Charles Mayo 1975 D.Sc.
Gould Stephen Jay 1987 Doctor of Science
Gould William Benjamin, IV 1998 Doctor of Laws
Graham Martha 1959 Doctor of Fine Arts
Graves Michael 1994 Doctor of Fine Arts
Gregorian Vartan 1989 Doctor of Laws
Gronquist Carl Harry 1958 Doctor of Science
Gross Mason Welch 1971 Doctor of Laws
Gyatso Tenzin (Dalai Lama) 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters
Hall Frederick Wilson 1960 Doctor of Laws
Hardt Robert Andrew 1956 Doctor of Philosophy
Harvey Gerald C. 2014 Doctor of Humane Letters
Hayden Carla D. 2017 Doctor of Letters
Heckel Charles Willard 1970 Doctor of Laws
Hedefine Alfred 1975 Doctor of Science
Heidelberger Michael 1961 Doctor of Science
Heldrich John J. 1999 Doctor of Humane Letters
Hellman Lillian 1963 Doctor of Letters
Henderson Donald A. 2004 D.Sc.
Hendren Robert L. 2008 D.Sc.
Heningburg Gustav 1989 Doctor of Humane Letters
Heningburg Gustave 2008 D.Sc.
Hennekens Charles H. 1996 D.Sc.
Herbert Robert M. "Bob" 2006 Doctor of Letters
Herrmann Lewis Mordecai 1960 Doctor of Laws
Hervey John G. 1962
Hicks Arthur James 2017 Doctor of Science
Higginbotham, Jr. A. Leon 1969 Doctor of Laws
Hill Martha N. 2005 D.Sc.
Hines Gregory 2004 Doctor of Fine Arts
Hines Jerome 1993 Doctor of Fine Arts
Hinsey Joseph Clarence 1965
Hinshaw Ada Sue 1995 D.Sc.
Hirschman Albert O. 1978 Doctor of Laws