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
Kessler Henry Howard 1962 Doctor of Humane Letters
Khan Ricardo 1997 Doctor of Fine Arts
Klein Lawrence R. 1993 Doctor of Science
Knowles Francis 1965 Doctor of Laws
Koeppe Alfred C. 2009 Doctor of Laws
Kohn Walter 2001 Doctor of Science
Komp William H.W. 1955 Doctor of Science
Kreeger David Lloyd 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Kriendler Irving Robert 1961 Doctor of Humane Letters
Kroesen Frederick James 1984 Doctor of Humane Letters
L'Hommedieu Paige D. 1967 Doctor of Humane Letters
Larsen Ralph S. 1991 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lasagna Louis 1983 Doctor of Science
Lautenberg Frank R. 1981 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lavizzo-Mourey Risa J. 2018 Doctor of Science
Lawrence Jacob 1988 Doctor of Fine Arts
Leahy Edwin D. 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters
Leakey Richard E. 2014 Doctor of Science
Lederberg Joshua 1981 Doctor of Science
Lee Percy Maxim 1956 Doctor of Laws
Leopold Alice Koller 1958 Doctor of Laws
Lerman Miles 1996 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lerner Gerda 1988 Doctor of Letters
Lerner Irwin 1984 Doctor of Science
Lett Harold Alfred 1960 Doctor of Humane Letters
Levao Richard A. 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Levin Janice H. 1985 Doctor of Humane Letters
Levin Wayne M. 1993 Doctor of Science
Levine William 1972 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lewis Anthony 1973 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lewis Earl 2015 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lewis Henry 1969 Doctor of Music
Lewis Shireen K. 2012 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lewis Willard Deming 1966 Doctor of Laws
Lewis William Arthur 1965 Doctor of Laws
Lichtenstein Roy 1990 Doctor of Fine Arts
Likens Gene Elden 1985 Doctor of Science
Lilley Robert Dodd 1970 Doctor of Humane Letters
Linder William J. 1998 Doctor of Humane Letters
Lindzey Gardner 1993 Doctor of Science
Linowitz Sol M. 1977 Doctor of Laws
Lipscomb William Nunn 1979 Doctor of Science
Long Virginia 2013 Doctor of Laws
Lorenz Edward Norton 1990 Doctor of Science
Louis Murray 2000 Doctor of Fine Arts
Lowell Robert 1965 Doctor of Letters
Lubchenco Jane 2013 Doctor of Science
Luria Salvador Edward 1970 Doctor of Science
MacCarter Beatrice Bouchier 1958 Master of Arts
MacKay Kenneth Campbell 1960 Doctor of Laws

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