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
Koeppe Alfred C. 2009 Doctor of Laws
Katyal Neal 2019 Doctor of Laws
Dees, Jr. Morris S. 2006 Doctor of Laws
Linowitz Sol M. 1977 Doctor of Laws
Brennan, Jr. William Joseph 1958 Doctor of Laws
Hughes William John 1995 Doctor of Laws
Stevenson Adlai Ewing 1962 Doctor of Laws
Long Virginia 2013 Doctor of Laws
Florio James J. 1990 Doctor of Laws
Wayne Edward Anthony 1963 Doctor of Laws
Scott Hugh 1986 Doctor of Laws
White Katharine Elkus 1967 Doctor of Laws
Dickerson Donald MacMillan 1989 Doctor of Laws
Foster William Chapman 1968 Doctor of Laws
McGreevey James E. 2002 Doctor of Laws
Ribicoff Abraham 1986 Doctor of Laws
Gregorian Vartan 1989 Doctor of Laws
Seaborg Glenn T. 1970 Doctor of Laws
Brooks-Randolph Angie 1978 Doctor of Laws
Humphrey Hubert H. 1966 Doctor of Laws
Francis John Joseph 1959 Doctor of Laws
Weaver Robert Clifton 1963 Doctor of Laws
Murphy Philip 2019 Doctor of Laws
DiFrancesco Donald T. 2007 Doctor of Laws
Brower Charles Hendrickson 1966 Doctor of Laws
Stillman W. Paul 1975 Doctor of Laws
Roberts Dorothy 2019 Doctor of Laws
Gross Mason Welch 1971 Doctor of Laws
Whitehead John C. 1989 Doctor of Laws
Dillon Clarence Douglas 1961 Doctor of Laws
Weintraub Joseph 1958 Doctor of Laws
Muskie Edmund Sixtus 1986 Doctor of Laws
Frelinghuysen Peter H.B. 1976 Doctor of Laws
Chisholm Shirley 2002 Doctor of Laws
Hall Frederick Wilson 1960 Doctor of Laws
Whitman Christine Todd 1994 Doctor of Laws
Doar John 1968 Doctor of Laws
Perkins James A. 1963 Doctor of Laws
Brown Lester Russell 1978 Doctor of Laws
Friedman Milton 1968 Doctor of Laws
Rodino, Jr. Peter Wallace 1975 Doctor of Laws
Christie Chris 2010 Doctor of Laws
Nader Ralph 1972 Doctor of Laws
Bergethon Kaare Roald 1959 Doctor of Laws
MacKay Kenneth Campbell 1960 Doctor of Laws
Brown Raymond A. 1972 Doctor of Laws
Suzman The Honorable Helen 1992 Doctor of Laws
Rodriguez Joseph H. 1974 Doctor of Laws
Clapp Margaret 1962 Doctor of Laws
Weisskopf Victor Frederick 1983 Doctor of Laws

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