Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Namesort ascending Degree or honor Date conferred
Nadine Gordimer L.H.D. 05/18/1988
Myres Smith McDougal L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Murrary Gell-Mann Sc.D. 05/18/1977
Muhammad Zafrulla Khan LL.D. 06/04/1963
Muhammad Ali LL.D. 05/19/1999
Muhal Richard Abrams Mus.D. 09/07/2012
Mortimer Zuckerman LL.D. 05/21/2014
Morris A. Schapiro LL.D. 05/13/1987
Molly Ola Pinney University Medal for Excellence 05/22/2019
Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi LL.D. 02/04/1955
Mohammed Fadhil Jamali LL.D. 07/01/1954
Mitchell I. Ginsberg Litt.D. 05/14/1986
Mirra Komarovsky Litt.D. 05/16/1979
Mina Splegel Rees LL.D. 06/01/1971
Milton Handler LL.D. 05/15/1990
Miloš Forman 05/18/2015
Millicent C. McIntosh LL.D. 06/03/1958
Millard Meiss Litt.D. 05/14/1975
Mildred Dresselhaus Sc.D. 05/19/1999
Mikhail Baryshnikov L.H.D. 05/15/1985
Miguel Aleman LL.D. 05/03/1947
Middleton Beaman LL.D. 06/01/1948
Michelle Bachelet LL.D. 09/07/2012
Michael I. Sovern LL.D. 05/14/1980
Michael Heidelberger Sc.D. 05/15/1973
Meyer Schapiro Litt.D. 05/14/1975
Melvin Schwartz Sc.D. 05/15/1991
Melvin Calvin Sc.D. 05/16/1979
Maya Lin L.H.D. 05/17/2006
Maya Angelou Litt.D. 05/21/2003
Maxwell Anderson Litt.D. 06/04/1946
Max Roach Mus.D. 05/16/2001
Max Frankel University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1967
Maurice T. Moore LL.D. 06/04/1968
Maurice Sendak L.H.D. 05/20/1998
Matthew Meselson Sc.D. 06/01/1971
Mathilde Krim LL.D. 05/18/1988
Mary Woodward Lasker LL.D. 11/18/1976
Mary Steichen Calderone Sc.D. 05/15/1985
Mary Shotwell Ingraham L.H.D. 06/06/1961
Mary Robinson LL.D. 05/19/1993
Mary Edward Chinn Sc.D. 05/14/1980
Mary D. Leakey Litt.D. 05/15/1991
Mary Claire King Sc.D. 05/21/2003
Martti Ahtisaari LL.D. 05/17/2000
Martin Schwartzschild Sc.D. 05/15/1974
Martin Meisel Litt.D. 05/18/2011
Martin Duberman Litt.D. 05/17/2017
Martha Elizabeth Peterson LL.D. 06/04/1968
Marshall Darrow Shulman Litt.D. 05/13/1992
Mark Van Doren Litt.D. 06/01/1960
Mark O. Hatfield LL.D. 05/15/1996
Mark E. Josephson University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1982
Marjorie Hope Nicolson Litt.D. 06/04/1963
Marion E. Kenworthy Sc.D. 05/16/1973
Marion Donhoff LL.D. 05/19/1982
Mario Scelba LL.D. 05/01/1955
Mario G. Salvadori Sc.D. 05/17/1978
Marina von Neumann Whitman University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1973
Marian Wright Edelman LL.D. 05/15/1985
Margarete Bieber Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Margaret Mead LL.D. 11/21/1964
Margaret M. Thompson Litt.D. 05/14/1986
Margaret Clapp Litt.D. 06/05/1956
Margaret Chase Smith LL.D. 06/01/1955
Marcellus Hartley Dodge LL.D. 10/07/1957
Manuel Gamio Litt.D. 06/01/1948
Malcolm Wilson LL.D. 05/15/1974
Malcolm Pratt Aldrich LL.D. 03/30/1984
Madeleine K. Albright LL.D. 05/17/1995
Madeleine Borg L.H.D. 06/07/1951
Maclyn McCarty Sc.D. 11/18/1976
M. Moran Weston S.T.D. 06/03/1969
M. Joseph Folliet L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Lynn Thorndyke Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Lynn Sykes Sc.D. 05/16/2018
Lyman Bryson L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Lydia Polgreen University Medal for Excellence 01/02/2011
Luther Harris Evans LL.D. 06/02/1953
Luther Gulick LL.D. 01/11/1954
Luther Carrington Goodrich Litt.D. 06/05/1962
Luis Munoz Marin LL.D. 06/04/1963
Luis Batlle Berres LL.D. 12/10/1955
Luis Antonio Eguiguren LL.D. 11/11/1953
Ludwig Erhard LL.D. 06/01/1965
Lucius DuBignon Clay LL.D. 06/01/1949
Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. LL.D. 09/15/1987
Louise Nevelson L.H.D. 05/18/1977
Louise A. Holland Litt.D. 05/16/1979
Louis Shattuck Cates Sc.D. 06/03/1947
Louis Pollak LL.D. 05/19/2004
Louis Plack Hammett Sc.D. 06/05/1962
Louis Melville Loeb LL.D. 06/02/1970
Louis M. Hacker L.H.D. 06/06/1972
Louis I. Kahn, posthumous L.H.D. 05/15/1974
Louis Henkin LL.D. 05/17/1995
Louis Chevalier L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Louis A. M. Simpson University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1965
Lord O. B. E. Widgery, T.D. LL.D. 08/04/1976
Lord Denning LL.D. 08/04/1976

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