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
Gellhorn Walter 1973 Doctor of Laws
Adams Ruth Marie 1966 Doctor of Laws
Frazier Kenneth C. 2019 Doctor of Laws
Martindell Anne Clark 1984 Doctor of Laws
Smith Margaret Chase 1986 Doctor of Laws
Kennan George F. 1966 Doctor of Laws
Ginsburg Ruth Bader 1991 Doctor of Laws
Katyal Neal 2019 Doctor of Laws
Hoover, Jr. Herbert 1956 Doctor of Laws
Matsepe-Casaburri Ivy F. 2008 Doctor of Laws
Smithers Robert Brinkley 1964 Doctor of Laws
Edelman Marian Wright 1986 Doctor of Laws
Long Virginia 2013 Doctor of Laws
Goheen Robert Francis 1957 Doctor of Laws
Lewis Willard Deming 1966 Doctor of Laws
Alampi Philip 1969 Doctor of Laws
Commager Henry Steele 1988 Doctor of Laws
Matsumoto Shigeharu 1966 Doctor of Laws
Smyth Henry DeWolf 1968 Doctor of Laws
Lewis William Arthur 1965 Doctor of Laws
Alexander Archibald Stevens 1966 Doctor of Laws
White Katharine Elkus 1967 Doctor of Laws
Butler Richard 2001 Doctor of Laws
Waldheim Kurt 1972 Doctor of Laws
Murphy Philip 2019 Doctor of Laws
Schettino C. Thomas 1961 Doctor of Laws
Connor John Thomas 1964 Doctor of Laws
Reese Everett David 1964 Doctor of Laws
Byrne Brendan T. 1974 Doctor of Laws
Roberts Dorothy 2019 Doctor of Laws
Whitehead John C. 1989 Doctor of Laws
Park Rosemary 1956 Doctor of Laws
Stamato Linda L. 1985 Doctor of Laws
Cortés, Jr. Ernesto J. 2011 Doctor of Laws
McCormick Richard L. 2012 Doctor of Laws
Boggs Lindy 2000 Doctor of Laws
Cahill William T. 1970 Doctor of Laws
Gordon Lincoln 1967 Doctor of Laws
Warren Earl 1966 Doctor of Laws
Corzine Jon S. 2006 Doctor of Laws
Hufstedler Shirley M. 1981 Doctor of Laws
Whitman Christine Todd 1994 Doctor of Laws
Bongiovanni Michael 1991 Doctor of Laws
Knowles Francis 1965 Doctor of Laws
Warren Elizabeth 2011 Doctor of Laws
Hughes Joseph Egan 1956 Doctor of Laws
Koeppe Alfred C. 2009 Doctor of Laws
Reitman Norman 1986 Doctor of Laws
Gould William Benjamin, IV 1998 Doctor of Laws
Schwartz Anna Jacobson 1998 Doctor of Laws

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