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
Goldman Lawrence P. 1999 Doctor of Fine Arts
Ozick Cynthia 1999 Doctor of Letters
Louis Murray 2000 Doctor of Fine Arts
Boggs Lindy 2000 Doctor of Laws
Sullivan Leon 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Levao Richard A. 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Pinsky Robert 2000 Doctor of Letters
Chambers Raymond G. 2000 Doctor of Humane Letters
Brinster Ralph L. 2000 Doctor of Science
Ramos-Horta José 2000 Doctor of Laws
Butler Richard 2001 Doctor of Laws
Jemison Mae C. 2001 Doctor of Science
Showalter Elaine 2001 Doctor of Letters
Qualles Paris 2001 Doctor of Fine Arts
Collins Kevin J. 2001 Doctor of Humane Letters
Kohn Walter 2001 Doctor of Science
Eco Umberto 2002 Doctor of Humane Letters
Wieschaus Eric F. 2002 Doctor of Science
Crew Spencer R. 2002 Doctor of Humane Letters
Fenster Saul K. 2002 Doctor of Laws
Carrerras Coll José 2002 Doctor of Fine Arts
Chisholm Shirley 2002 Doctor of Laws
McGreevey James E. 2002 Doctor of Laws
Schimmel Herbert D. 2003 Doctor of Humane Letters
Seligmann Peter A. 2003 Doctor of Science
Carson Benjamin 2003 Doctor of Science
Norwood Janet Lippe 2003 Doctor of Laws
Stimpson Catharine R. 2004 Doctor of Letters
Margulis Lynn 2004 Doctor of Science
Calderón Sila M. 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Sweeney Price Mary Sue 2004 Doctor of Fine Arts
Hines Gregory 2004 Doctor of Fine Arts
Ullian Arthur D. 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Stern David J. 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
O'Hara Gene 2004 Doctor of Humane Letters
Gyatso Tenzin (Dalai Lama) 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters
Reeve Christopher 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters
Colwell Rita R. 2005 Doctor of Science
Wayne June C. 2005 Doctor of Fine Arts
Mokhele Khotso 2005 Doctor of Humane Letters
Goodall Jane 2005 Doctor of Science
Codey Richard J. 2005 Doctor of Laws
Corzine Jon S. 2006 Doctor of Laws
Herbert Robert M. "Bob" 2006 Doctor of Letters
Yamba A. Zachary 2006 Doctor of Laws
Tilghman Shirley M. 2006 Doctor of Science
Dees, Jr. Morris S. 2006 Doctor of Laws
Schein Philip S. 2006 Doctor of Science
Gamper, Jr. Albert R. 2007 Doctor of Humane Letters
Ebadi Shirin 2007 Doctor of Laws

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