Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Namesort descending Degree or honor Date conferred
Stanley H. Fuld LL.D. 06/02/1959
Stella Kramrisch Litt.D. 05/15/1985
Stephen F. Bayne, Jr. S.T.D. 06/05/1952
Stephen J. Gould University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1982
Stephen Trachtenberg LL.D. 05/16/2007
Steven Weinberg Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Stuart Piggott L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Sukarno LL.D. 05/24/1956
Susan Lindquist Sc.D. 05/16/2007
Susan Meiselas 05/17/2016
Susan Sontag L.H.D. 05/19/1993
Susanne Knauth Langer LL.D. 11/21/1964
Suzanne Malveaux University Medal for Excellence 01/01/2007
Sydney Brenner Sc.D. 05/21/1997
Syngman Rhee LL.D. 08/02/1954
T. Keith Glennan Sc.D. 06/06/1961
Takeo Miki LL.D. 08/08/1975
Teddy Kollek LL.D. 05/17/1995
Temple Hoyne Buell L.H.D. 05/14/1986
Tenzin Gyatso (Dalai Lama) L.H.D. 04/26/1994
Thant U LL.D. 06/03/1969
The Queen Consort of England Elizabeth LL.D. 10/31/1954
The Reverend George B. Ford L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Theda Skocpol Litt.D. 05/18/2015
Thelma Golden L.H.D. 05/16/2018
Theodore Martin Hesburgh, C.S.C. LL.D. 06/06/1961
Theodosius Dobzhansky Sc.D. 06/02/1964
Theresa Helburn L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Thomas Day Thacher LL.D. 06/05/1945
Thomas Edmund Dewey LL.D. 11/04/1947
Thomas H. Briggs L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Thomas H. Kean LL.D. 11/29/1988
Thomas J. Watson, Jr. LL.D. 06/01/1966
Thomas Reed Powell LL.D. 06/01/1955
Thomas S. Kuhn Litt.D. 05/15/1991
Thomas Sovereign Gates, Jr. LL.D. 06/06/1961
Thomas Walter Swan LL.D. 06/01/1954
Thurman W. Van Metre L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Tim Berners-Lee LL.D. 05/16/2001
Timothy Edward Shea Sc.D. 06/04/1946
Tito Puente Mus.D. 05/19/1999
Tom Kitt University Medal for Excellence 09/07/2012
Toni Morrison L.H.D. 05/16/1984
Tony Kushner Litt.D. 05/18/2010
Toru Takemitsu Mus.D. 04/18/1996
Tracy K Smith 05/17/2016
Trygve Lie LL.D. 06/08/1950
Tsung Dao Lee Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Twyla Tharp University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1986
U Thant LL.D. 06/03/1969
V. S. Naipaul L.H.D. 05/13/1981
Vaclav Havel (President of Czechoslovakia) LL.D. 02/22/1990
Val Logsdon Fitch Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Vannevar Bush Sc.D. 06/03/1947
Victor Lloyd Butterfield LL.D. 10/31/1954
Vilma S. Martinez University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1978
Vincent Auriol LL.D. 04/03/1951
Vincent MacDonald LL.D. 06/01/1954
Virgil Thompson Mus.D. 05/17/1978
Wallace Stevens Litt.D. 06/05/1952
Walter B. Wriston LL.D. 06/06/1972
Walter D. Fletcher LL.D. 06/01/1965
Walter E. Massey Sc.D. 05/15/1991
Walter Franklin George LL.D. 06/05/1945
Walter Gellhorn LL.D. 05/12/1976
Walter Gilbert Sc.D. 10/05/1978
Walter Gropius L.H.D. 03/21/1961
Walter Hallstein LL.D. 06/04/1963
Walter Herman Bucher Sc.D. 06/03/1958
Walter W. Stewart LL.D. 06/07/1951
Wang Zhen-Yi Sc.D. 05/16/2001
Warren E. Burger LL.D. 08/04/1976
Wesley Alba Sturges LL.D. 06/01/1954
Whitney Moore Young, posthumous LL.D. 06/01/1971
Whitney North Seymour LL.D. 09/08/1960
Wilfred Feinberg LL.D. 05/15/1985
Wilhelm Roepke L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Willard Cole Rappleye Sc.D. 10/20/1967
Willard Vinton King L.H.D. 06/01/1954
William Arthur Lewis L.H.D. 06/01/1954
William Averill Harriman LL.D. 06/01/1954
William Black L.H.D. 10/20/1967
William C. Warren LL.D. 05/31/1981
William Carr L.H.D. 07/01/1984
William Dillard LL.D. 05/15/1991
William E. Petersen LL.D. 05/14/1980
William E. S. Griswold LL.D. 10/13/1953
William Frederick Halsey LL.D. 02/21/1947
William J. Brennan, Jr. LL.D. 05/14/1986
William J. McGill L.H.D. 06/02/1970
William Jansen L.H.D. 07/01/1954
William John Wallin LL.D. 06/01/1955
William Joseph Donovan LL.D. 06/03/1947
William Julius Wilson Litt.D. 05/17/1995
William L. Cary, posthumous LL.D. 05/17/1983
William Leuchtenburg Litt.D. 05/21/2008
William MacChesney Martin, Jr. LL.D. 06/01/1965
William O. Douglas LL.D. 12/06/1979
William P. Alexander L.H.D. 07/01/1954
William Pearson Tolley LL.D. 06/01/1955

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