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 Yearsort descending Degree Citation
Buck Pearl S. 1969 Doctor of Humane Letters
Gillespie John Birks 1970 Doctor of Music
Seaborg Glenn T. 1970 Doctor of Laws
Lilley Robert Dodd 1970 Doctor of Humane Letters
Segal George 1970 Doctor of Fine Arts
Cahill William T. 1970 Doctor of Laws
Wicker Thomas Grey 1970 Doctor of Letters
Boyd Hugh Newell 1970 Doctor of Letters
Luria Salvador Edward 1970 Doctor of Science
Meyerson Martin 1970 Doctor of Humane Letters
Heckel Charles Willard 1970 Doctor of Laws
Jones Franklin Taylor 1970 Doctor of Humane Letters
Horne Marilyn 1971 Doctor of Music
Gross Mason Welch 1971 Doctor of Laws
Bishop Elizabeth 1972 Doctor of Letters
Bowen William Gordon 1972 Doctor of Laws
Levine William 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Reese Gustave 1972 Doctor of Music
Zworykin Vladimir K. 1972 Doctor of Science
Allen Clara L. 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Nader Ralph 1972 Doctor of Laws
Kreeger David Lloyd 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Nevelson Louise 1972 Doctor of Fine Arts
Johnson Leonard C. 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Brown Raymond A. 1972 Doctor of Laws
Waldheim Kurt 1972 Doctor of Laws
Schlatter Richard 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Abdellah Faye Glenn 1973 Doctor of Laws
Gibson Eleanor Jack 1973 Doctor of Science
Lewis Anthony 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Gellhorn Walter 1973 Doctor of Laws
Murphy William Beverly 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Robeson Paul 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Mendel Arthur 1973 Doctor of Music
Beal Orville E. 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Rauscher, Jr. Frank Joseph 1973 Doctor of Science
Blake James Hubert 1974 Doctor of Fine Arts
Byrne Brendan T. 1974 Doctor of Laws
Rodriguez Joseph H. 1974 Doctor of Laws
Cox Archibald 1974 Doctor of Laws
Cunningham John T. 1974 Doctor of Letters
Huxtable Ada Louise 1974 Doctor of Fine Arts
Jacobson Joel Ross 1974 Doctor of Laws
Pauling Linus 1975 Doctor of Science
Bloom Benjamin S. 1975 Doctor of Humane Letters
Stillman W. Paul 1975 Doctor of Laws
Rodino, Jr. Peter Wallace 1975 Doctor of Laws
Fergusson Francis 1975 Doctor of Letters
Rossi Alice S. 1975 Doctor of Science
Hedefine Alfred 1975 Doctor of Science

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