Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Namesort ascending Degree or honor Date conferred
Edward Anders University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1966
Edvard Isak Hambro LL.D. 10/22/1971
Edmund Astley Prentis Sc.D. 06/05/1956
Edith Porada Litt.D. 05/17/1989
Edith A. Lehman LL.D. 06/06/1972
Edgar Williams Couper LL.D. 06/04/1968
Edgar Haber University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1976
Edgar Bright Wilson Sc.D. 05/16/1979
Earl Warren LL.D. 10/31/1954
E. K. Ellington (Duke) Mus.D. 05/16/1973
Dwight David Eisenhower LL.D. 02/21/1947
Dudley Fitts Litt.D. 06/04/1968
Douglas Stuart Moore L.H.D. 06/04/1963
Douglas Southall Freeman Litt.D. 06/05/1945
Douglas MacArthur LL.D. 02/21/1947
Douglas Chalmers Litt.D. 05/22/2019
Dorothy Height LL.D. 05/18/2005
Dorothy DeLay Mus.D. 05/19/1994
Donald Kennedy Sc.D. 10/05/1978
Donald Keene Litt.D. 05/21/1997
Dino Bigongiari Litt.D. 06/01/1954
Dickinson Woodruff Richards Sc.D. 06/01/1966
Detlev W. Bronk Sc.D. 06/03/1969
Derek Harold Richard Barton Sc.D. 06/02/1970
Dennis Gabor Sc.D. 05/14/1975
Deborah W. Meier LL.D. 11/29/1988
Dean Rusk LL.D. 06/04/1963
Dawn Greene LL.D. 05/21/2008
David Sarnoff Sc.D. 06/01/1966
David Rosand Litt.D. 05/21/2014
David Rockefeller LL.D. 10/31/1954
David Remnick Litt.D. 05/21/2014
David Patrick Maxwell Fyfe LL.D. 09/08/1960
David M. Heyman L.H.D. 01/11/1954
David Levering Lewis 05/18/2015
David L. Dodd Litt.D. 05/16/1984
David Ho Sc.D. 05/17/2000
David Dubinsky LL.D. 06/04/1968
David de Sola Pool S.T.D. 06/01/1955
David Brion Davis LL.D. 05/19/1999
David Bernard Steinman Sc.D. 06/02/1953
David Baltimore Sc.D. 05/19/2004
David B. Springson Sc.D. 05/15/1991
Danny Kaye, posthumous L.H.D. 05/13/1987
Daniel S. Greenberg University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1970
Daniel Patrick Moynihan LL.D. 04/25/1987
Daniel Mornet Litt.D. 06/05/1952
Daniel G. Hoffman University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1964
Dana Winslow Atchley Sc.D. 06/02/1959
Dana Schutz University Medal for Excellence 05/18/2010
Dale R. Corson LL.D. 06/06/1972
Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso) L.H.D. 04/26/1994
Dalai Lama (Gyatso, Tenzin) L.H.D. 04/26/1994
Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjold LL.D. 10/31/1954
Curt F. Buhler Litt.D. 05/14/1980
Crawford H. Greenewalt LL.D. 06/02/1953
Craig Steven Wilder University Medal for Excellence 01/01/2004
Courtney Brown Litt.D. 05/15/1985
Constance Baker Motley LL.D. 05/21/2003
Colgate Whitehead Darden, Jr. LL.D. 06/01/1948
Clifton Wharton LL.D. 05/17/1978
Clifford Philip Case LL.D. 06/06/1967
Cleveland E. Dodge LL.D. 07/01/1954
Claude Thomas Bissell LL.D. 06/01/1965
Claude Levi-Strauss L.H.D. 06/01/1971
Clarence Douglas Dillon LL.D. 06/02/1959
Claire Shipman University Medal for Excellence 01/01/2003
Claiborne Pell LL.D. 05/17/1983
Cicely Tyson L.H.D. 05/21/2014
Cicely Mary Strode Saunders LL.D. 05/16/1979
Chester William Nimitz LL.D. 02/21/1947
Chein-Shiung Wu Sc.D. 05/19/1982
Charlotte Haxall Noland L.H.D. 06/03/1958
Charles Woolsey Cole LL.D. 10/31/1954
Charles Spurgeon Johnson Litt.D. 06/03/1947
Charles Rangel LL.D. 05/13/1987
Charles R. Dawson Sc.D. 05/18/1988
Charles Proctor Cooper Sc.D. 06/08/1950
Charles Kendall Gilbert S.T.D. 06/08/1950
Charles Hard Townes Sc.D. 06/04/1963
Charles Habib Malik LL.D. 10/31/1954
Charles Eustis Bohlen LL.D. 06/04/1968
Charles Erwin Wilson Sc.D. 06/01/1949
Charles Edward Wilson LL.D. 06/07/1951
Charles Edouard Jeanneret L.H.D. 05/28/1961
Charles D. Brietil LL.D. 08/06/1978
Charles A. Ragan, Jr. Sc.D. 10/06/1976
Chaoying Fang Litt.D. 02/26/1976
Chang Poling Litt.D. 06/04/1946
Celal Bayar LL.D. 02/01/1954
Cecil Taylor Mus.D. 05/21/2003
Caroline Bynum Litt.D. 05/20/2009
Carlos Castillo Armas LL.D. 11/05/1955
Carl Friedrich L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Carl E. McGowan LL.D. 05/18/1988
Carl Djerassi Sc.D. 05/14/1975
C.K. Chu Sc.D. 05/17/2006
C. Vann Woodward Sc.D. 06/03/1969
C. Lowell Harriss, posthumous Litt.D. 05/18/2010
C. H. Elwyn-Jones LL.D. 08/04/1976

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