Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Name Degree or honorsort descending Date conferred
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar LL.D. 06/05/1952
Walter B. Wriston LL.D. 06/06/1972
Mary Robinson LL.D. 05/19/1993
Shirley Mount Hufstedler LL.D. 05/18/1977
Elliott Evans Cheatham LL.D. 09/08/1960
James Alfred Perkins LL.D. 06/01/1966
Lewis Williams Douglas LL.D. 06/07/1951
Deborah W. Meier LL.D. 11/29/1988
Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishran LL.D. 10/31/1954
George Shultz LL.D. 05/16/2001
Clarence Douglas Dillon LL.D. 06/02/1959
Albert Charles Jacobs LL.D. 06/08/1950
Louis Melville Loeb LL.D. 06/02/1970
William J. Brennan, Jr. LL.D. 05/14/1986
Angelo Piero Sereni LL.D. 01/11/1954
Helene Gayle LL.D. 05/20/2009
Herman B. Wells LL.D. 06/03/1969
Joan Ganz Cooney LL.D. 05/15/1991
Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjold LL.D. 10/31/1954
John Lewis LL.D. 05/21/1997
Prince Wan Waithayakon LL.D. 06/04/1957
Thomas Edmund Dewey LL.D. 11/04/1947
Jack Greenberg LL.D. 05/16/1984
Shigeru Yoshida LL.D. 11/05/1954
Helene L. Kaplan LL.D. 05/16/1990
Mohammed Fadhil Jamali LL.D. 07/01/1954
Lewis F. Powell LL.D. 08/06/1978
Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi LL.D. 02/04/1955
Field Marshal P. Pibulsonggram LL.D. 05/13/1955
Bernard Lloyd Shientag LL.D. 06/03/1947
Simeon Olasebikan Adebo LL.D. 06/01/1971
Charles Habib Malik LL.D. 10/31/1954
Alberto Gainza Paz LL.D. 10/24/1951
Bill D. Moyers LL.D. 11/29/1988
Ivan C. Rand LL.D. 01/11/1954
Charles Woolsey Cole LL.D. 10/31/1954
Stanley H. Fuld LL.D. 06/02/1959
George Alexander Heard LL.D. 06/01/1965
Liaquat Ali Khan LL.D. 05/08/1950
Sir Hartley Shawcross LL.D. 01/11/1954
Lord O. B. E. Widgery, T.D. LL.D. 08/04/1976
Herbert H. Lehman LL.D. 06/03/1958
Harold "Gerry" Lenfest LL.D. 05/20/2009
Cicely Mary Strode Saunders LL.D. 05/16/1979
Queen Frederika of Greece LL.D. 01/22/1964
Howard L. Clark LL.D. 05/15/1985
William Dillard LL.D. 05/15/1991
Irving Shapiro LL.D. 05/16/1979
Felix Rohatyn LL.D. 05/16/2007
Luis Munoz Marin LL.D. 06/04/1963
William Joseph Donovan LL.D. 06/03/1947
Martha Elizabeth Peterson LL.D. 06/04/1968
James Comer LL.D. 05/19/1994
J. E. Wallace Sterling LL.D. 06/05/1962
Henry Lewis Stimson LL.D. 06/03/1947
Francis Raymond Evershed LL.D. 09/08/1960
Walter Gellhorn LL.D. 05/12/1976
Barnaby Keeney LL.D. 06/02/1959
Amy Gutmann LL.D. 09/07/2012
William MacChesney Martin, Jr. LL.D. 06/01/1965
Trygve Lie LL.D. 06/08/1950
William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr. LL.D. 05/14/1986
George Nauman Shuster LL.D. 07/01/1954
Millicent C. McIntosh LL.D. 06/03/1958
Joseph Sax LL.D. 05/20/2009
Middleton Beaman LL.D. 06/01/1948
Roy Wilkins LL.D. 06/03/1969
Marian Wright Edelman LL.D. 05/15/1985
William Averill Harriman LL.D. 06/01/1954
Mark O. Hatfield LL.D. 05/15/1996
Franklin A. Thomas LL.D. 05/16/1979
Dwight David Eisenhower LL.D. 02/21/1947
John W. Davis LL.D. 06/02/1953
Frank Stanton LL.D. 05/16/1973
Wm. Theodore de Bary Litt.D. 05/19/1994
Edith Porada Litt.D. 05/17/1989
Kenneth Wallace Colegrove Litt.D. 06/05/1945
James Marston Fitch Litt.D. 05/14/1980
Lawrence A. Cremin Litt.D. 05/14/1975
Robert Silvers Litt.D. 05/21/2014
Thomas S. Kuhn Litt.D. 05/15/1991
Margaret Clapp Litt.D. 06/05/1956
Ryusaku Tsunoda Litt.D. 10/06/1962
Jorge Luis Borges Litt.D. 04/06/1971
Gabriela Mistral Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Douglas Southall Freeman Litt.D. 06/05/1945
Otto Luening Litt.D. 05/13/1981
Arthur Oncken Lovejoy Litt.D. 06/07/1951
Lillian Hellman Litt.D. 05/12/1976
Erwin Panofsky Litt.D. 06/01/1965
Mitchell I. Ginsberg Litt.D. 05/14/1986
Gilberto De Mello Freyre Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Lynn Thorndyke Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Mary D. Leakey Litt.D. 05/15/1991
Rene Wellek Litt.D. 06/04/1968
Betty Friedan Litt.D. 05/19/1994
William York Tindall Litt.D. 05/17/1978
Arthur Danto Litt.D. 05/19/2004
Joan Didion Litt.D. 05/22/2002
Natasha Trethewey Litt.D. 05/21/2014

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