Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Name Degree or honorsort descending Date conferred
Andrea Elliott 05/18/2015
Anthony S Fauci 05/18/2015
Miloš Forman 05/18/2015
David Levering Lewis 05/18/2015
Albert Louis Sachs 05/18/2015
Amanda M Burden 05/17/2016
Zhu Chen 05/17/2016
Robert Darnton 05/17/2016
Ban Ki-Moon 05/17/2016
Susan Meiselas 05/17/2016
Arthur Mitchell 05/17/2016
Robert Owen Paxton 05/17/2016
Tracy K Smith 05/17/2016
David M. Heyman L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Eudora Welty L.H.D. 05/19/1982
Frank Hyneman Knight L.H.D. 10/31/1954
Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr. L.H.D. 06/03/1969
Ralph Emerson McGill L.H.D. 05/15/1963
Sir Dennis H. Robertson L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Gerard Piel L.H.D. 06/05/1962
Katharine Houghton Hepburn L.H.D. 05/13/1992
Louis M. Hacker L.H.D. 06/06/1972
Henry Harrington Hill L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Aaron Copland L.H.D. 06/01/1971
Laurence Sickman L.H.D. 05/18/1977
Shinzo Koizumi L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Temple Hoyne Buell L.H.D. 05/14/1986
John H. Fischer L.H.D. 06/02/1964
Gunner Carl Myrdal L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Zaha Hadid L.H.D. 05/18/2005
Thomas H. Briggs L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Ingvar Svennilson L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Douglas Stuart Moore L.H.D. 06/04/1963
Dalai Lama (Gyatso, Tenzin) L.H.D. 04/26/1994
Bob Hope L.H.D. 03/30/1984
K. C. Wheare L.H.D. 01/11/1954
John M. Gaus L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Santiago Calatrava L.H.D. 05/16/2007
Cicely Tyson L.H.D. 05/21/2014
Eveline Mable Burns L.H.D. 06/03/1969
Flora Lewis L.H.D. 05/16/1984
Isabel Maitland Stewart L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Alfred Hitchcock L.H.D. 06/06/1972
Madeleine Borg L.H.D. 06/07/1951
Simon Smith Kuznets L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Bertil Ohlin L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Lyman Bryson L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Wilhelm Roepke L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Pierre Donzelot L.H.D. 10/31/1954
Barbara Brances Wootton L.H.D. 06/01/1954
George Balanchine L.H.D. 05/16/1973
Erich Leinsdorf L.H.D. 06/06/1967
Alfred A. Knopf L.H.D. 06/02/1959
Alva Reimer Myrdal L.H.D. 06/01/1965
Charlotte Haxall Noland L.H.D. 06/03/1958
Robert MacNeil L.H.D. 05/17/1995
Fernando Ortiz L.H.D. 10/31/1954
Andrew W. Cordier L.H.D. 12/19/1969
James Reston L.H.D. 04/15/1963
Harold George (Harry) Belafonte L.H.D. 05/19/1993
George Adolphe Salles L.H.D. 01/11/1954
John Hermann Randall, Jr. L.H.D. 06/04/1968
Toni Morrison L.H.D. 05/16/1984
Lloyd G. Richards L.H.D. 05/17/1989
Rabbi Isidor B. Hoffman L.H.D. 01/11/1954
V. S. Naipaul L.H.D. 05/13/1981
J. Paul Leonard L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Ieoh Ming Pei L.H.D. 05/14/1980
William P. Alexander L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Pablo Casals L.H.D. 04/13/1970
J. A. Mattfeld L.H.D. 05/12/1976
Francis Henry Taylor L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Isamu Noguchi L.H.D. 05/16/1984
Silvio Zavala L.H.D. 10/31/1954
Henry Beetle Hough L.H.D. 05/17/1978
Lester B. Granger L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Arthur Holcombe L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Samson Raphaelson L.H.D. 05/13/1981
William Arthur Lewis L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Gaston Berger L.H.D. 06/04/1957
Stuart Piggott L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Ordway Tead L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Jean Sarrailh L.H.D. 10/31/1954
Edward M. Earle L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Agnes Ernst Meyer L.H.D. 06/04/1957
Julie Taymor L.H.D. 05/19/1999
Louis Chevalier L.H.D. 01/11/1954
John Usher Monro L.H.D. 06/03/1969
William Black L.H.D. 10/20/1967
James J. Rorimer L.H.D. 06/04/1957
Danny Kaye, posthumous L.H.D. 05/13/1987
Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso) L.H.D. 04/26/1994
Susan Sontag L.H.D. 05/19/1993
Walter Gropius L.H.D. 03/21/1961
Nadine Gordimer L.H.D. 05/18/1988
Harrison R. Steeves L.H.D. 06/06/1972
Barbara Ward Jackson L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Alvar Aalto L.H.D. 11/30/1964
Xu Bing L.H.D. 05/18/2010
Jack Tworkov L.H.D. 06/06/1972

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