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 ascending Citation
Katzenbach Nicholas deBelleville 1964 Doctor of Laws
Christie Chris 2010 Doctor of Laws
Doar John 1968 Doctor of Laws
Whitman Christine Todd 1994 Doctor of Laws
Brown Lester Russell 1978 Doctor of Laws
Smith Howard Anthony 1959 Doctor of Laws
Martindell Anne Clark 1984 Doctor of Laws
Friedman Milton 1968 Doctor of Laws
Randolph Asa Philip 1964 Doctor of Laws
Kean Thomas H. 1982 Doctor of Laws
Clapp Margaret 1962 Doctor of Laws
Ginsburg Ruth Bader 1991 Doctor of Laws
Bergethon Kaare Roald 1959 Doctor of Laws
Hoover, Jr. Herbert 1956 Doctor of Laws
Brown Raymond A. 1972 Doctor of Laws
Smith Margaret Chase 1986 Doctor of Laws
Kennan George F. 1966 Doctor of Laws
Martinez Judy Perry 2020 Doctor of Laws
Goheen Robert Francis 1957 Doctor of Laws
Lewis Willard Deming 1966 Doctor of Laws
Dougherty John Joseph 1962 Doctor of Laws
Smithers Robert Brinkley 1964 Doctor of Laws
Matsepe-Casaburri Ivy F. 2008 Doctor of Laws
Betancourt Romulo 1964 Doctor of Laws
Lewis William Arthur 1965 Doctor of Laws
Williams, Jr. Harrison Arlington 1960 Doctor of Laws
Smyth Henry DeWolf 1968 Doctor of Laws
Matsumoto Shigeharu 1966 Doctor of Laws
Fulbright James William 1955 Doctor of Laws
Waldheim Kurt 1972 Doctor of Laws
Schettino C. Thomas 1961 Doctor of Laws
Galbraith John Kenneth 1979 Doctor of Laws
Stevenson Bryan A. 2015 Doctor of Laws
Dwyer Bernard J. 1993 Doctor of Laws
Bunting Mary Ingraham 1960 Doctor of Laws
Reese Everett David 1964 Doctor of Laws
Cohen Wilbur J. 1986 Doctor of Laws
Dwyer Florence Price 1968 Doctor of Laws
Wilson Blenda Jacqueline 1989 Doctor of Laws
Park Rosemary 1956 Doctor of Laws
Stamato Linda L. 1985 Doctor of Laws
Gaskill William John 1978 Doctor of Laws
Abdellah Faye Glenn 1973 Doctor of Laws
Warren Earl 1966 Doctor of Laws
Holt Rush 2021 Doctor of Laws
Gordon Lincoln 1967 Doctor of Laws
Black Eugene Robert 1959 Doctor of Laws
Ebadi Shirin 2007 Doctor of Laws
Hufstedler Shirley M. 1981 Doctor of Laws
McCormick Richard L. 2012 Doctor of Laws

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