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
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
Mahan Edna 1958 Doctor of Humane Letters
Mahoney David J. 1996 Doctor of Humane Letters
Mahoney Sister Hildegarde Marie 1967 Doctor of Laws
Mailer Norman 1969 Doctor of Letters
Makadon Harvey J. 2017 Doctor of Science
Marchand Leslie Alexis 1981 Doctor of Letters
Margulis Lynn 2004 Doctor of Science
Marin Luis Muñoz 1965 Doctor of Laws
Mario Ernest 1992 Doctor of Science
Marsalis Wynton 1997 Doctor of Fine Arts
Marshall Paule 1996 Doctor of Letters
Marshall Ray 1978 Doctor of Laws
Martin George Willard 1963 Doctor of Science
Martin William Hope 1958 Doctor of Science
Martin, Jr. William McChesney 1965 Doctor of Laws
Martindell Anne Clark 1984 Doctor of Laws
Martinez Angela "Angie" 2020 Doctor of Fine Arts
Martinez Judy Perry 2020 Doctor of Laws
Massey Walter Eugene 1984 Doctor of Science
Matsepe-Casaburri Ivy F. 2008 Doctor of Laws
Matsumoto Shigeharu 1966 Doctor of Laws
Mayo John S. 1993 Doctor of Science
Mazur Paul Myer 1961 Doctor of Humane Letters
McClintock Barbara 1984 Doctor of Science
McCormick Richard L. 2012 Doctor of Laws
McCormick Richard P. 1982 Doctor of Letters
McCourty Devin 2019 Doctor of Humane Letters
McCourty Jason 2019 Doctor of Humane Letters
McDonough Roger Henry 1956 Doctor of Letters
McFarland Ross Armstrong 1964 Doctor of Science
McGreevey James E. 2002 Doctor of Laws
McPhee John Angus 1988 Doctor of Letters
Meier August 1994 Doctor of Letters
Melcher Frederic Gershom 1958 Doctor of Letters