Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Name Degree or honorsort descending Date conferred
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
Robert Owen Paxton 05/17/2016
Tracy K Smith 05/17/2016
Andrea Elliott 05/18/2015
Anthony S Fauci 05/18/2015
Miloš Forman 05/18/2015
David Levering Lewis 05/18/2015
Thelma Golden L.H.D. 05/16/2018
Alfred A. Knopf L.H.D. 06/02/1959
Alva Reimer Myrdal L.H.D. 06/01/1965
William Carr L.H.D. 07/01/1984
Isabel Maitland Stewart L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Charlotte Haxall Noland L.H.D. 06/03/1958
Robert MacNeil L.H.D. 05/17/1995
James Reston L.H.D. 04/15/1963
John Hermann Randall, Jr. L.H.D. 06/04/1968
Georgia O'Keefe L.H.D. 06/01/1971
Harold George (Harry) Belafonte L.H.D. 05/19/1993
Rudolph H. Wittower L.H.D. 06/02/1970
Madeleine Borg L.H.D. 06/07/1951
Mikhail Baryshnikov L.H.D. 05/15/1985
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
Simon Smith Kuznets L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Harry Austryn Wolfson L.H.D. 06/02/1970
Bertil Ohlin L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Lyman Bryson L.H.D. 07/01/1954
George Adolphe Salles L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Gaston Berger L.H.D. 06/04/1957
Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr. L.H.D. 06/03/1969
Fernando Ortiz L.H.D. 10/31/1954
Julie Taymor L.H.D. 05/19/1999
Louis M. Hacker L.H.D. 06/06/1972
Lester B. Granger L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Francis Henry Taylor L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Aaron Copland L.H.D. 06/01/1971
Laurence Sickman L.H.D. 05/18/1977
Rabbi Isidor B. Hoffman L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Silvio Zavala L.H.D. 10/31/1954
William Black L.H.D. 10/20/1967
J. Paul Leonard L.H.D. 07/01/1954
William P. Alexander L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Jean Sarrailh L.H.D. 10/31/1954
Edward M. Earle L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Ordway Tead L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso) L.H.D. 04/26/1994
Arthur Holcombe L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Eudora Welty L.H.D. 05/19/1982
Susan Sontag L.H.D. 05/19/1993
William Arthur Lewis L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Walter Gropius L.H.D. 03/21/1961
Eveline Mable Burns L.H.D. 06/03/1969
Stuart Piggott L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Louis Chevalier L.H.D. 01/11/1954
George Balanchine L.H.D. 05/16/1973
Alvar Aalto L.H.D. 11/30/1964
Bob Hope L.H.D. 03/30/1984
Alfred Hitchcock L.H.D. 06/06/1972
Agnes Ernst Meyer L.H.D. 06/04/1957
Temple Hoyne Buell L.H.D. 05/14/1986
Xu Bing L.H.D. 05/18/2010
James Edward Allen, Jr. L.H.D. 06/02/1964
Flora Lewis L.H.D. 05/16/1984
Kenneth Chenault L.H.D. 05/17/2006
James J. Rorimer L.H.D. 06/04/1957
Andrew W. Cordier L.H.D. 12/19/1969
Jacques Pépin L.H.D. 05/17/2017
Henry Beetle Hough L.H.D. 05/17/1978
Lauren Bacall L.H.D. 05/20/1998
George Vernadsky L.H.D. 06/02/1959
Herbert Brucker L.H.D. 04/15/1963
Barbara Ward Jackson L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Pablo Casals L.H.D. 04/13/1970
J. A. Mattfeld L.H.D. 05/12/1976
Mary Shotwell Ingraham L.H.D. 06/06/1961
Judith Jamison L.H.D. 05/17/2000
P. Sargant Florence L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Toni Morrison L.H.D. 05/16/1984
Charles Edouard Jeanneret L.H.D. 05/28/1961
M. Joseph Folliet L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Isamu Noguchi L.H.D. 05/16/1984
Thurman W. Van Metre L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Jacques Lipchitz L.H.D. 06/04/1968
Lloyd G. Richards L.H.D. 05/17/1989
William Jansen L.H.D. 07/01/1954
V. S. Naipaul L.H.D. 05/13/1981
King Paul I of the Hellenes L.H.D. 11/02/1953
Arthur Mitchell L.H.D. 05/18/2016
Ieoh Ming Pei L.H.D. 05/14/1980
John Usher Monro L.H.D. 06/03/1969
The Reverend George B. Ford L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Rene d'Harnoncourt L.H.D. 06/03/1958
Maya Lin L.H.D. 05/17/2006
Jacob Viner L.H.D. 06/01/1954

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