Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Namesort ascending Degree or honor Date conferred
Byron Stookey Sc.D. 05/16/1959
Buell Gordon Gallagher LL.D. 07/01/1954
Bruce Catton Litt.D. 05/15/1973
Bruce Alberts Sc.D. 05/20/1998
Brooke Astor LL.D. 06/01/1971
Bronislaw Geremek Litt.D. 05/17/1989
Brent Scowcroft LL.D. 05/18/2005
Brenda Milner Sc.D. 05/22/2002
Bradley R. Straatsma Sc.D. 03/30/1984
Bradley Efron Sc.D. 05/16/2018
Bob Hope L.H.D. 03/30/1984
Bishop Desmond M. Tutu S.T.D. 08/03/1982
Bill D. Moyers LL.D. 11/29/1988
Bill Campbell LL.D. 05/18/2015
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar LL.D. 06/05/1952
Beverly Sills Mus.D. 05/13/1981
Betty Friedan Litt.D. 05/19/1994
Bertil Ohlin L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Bernardo Alberto Houssay Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Bernard Mannes Baruch LL.D. 06/03/1947
Bernard Lloyd Shientag LL.D. 06/03/1947
Bernard Bailyn Litt.D. 05/18/2010
Bernard Bailyn Litt.D. 05/18/2010
Benny Goodman Mus.D. 05/14/1986
Benno C. Schmidt LL.D. 11/18/1976
Benjamin J. Buttenwieser LL.D. 05/18/1977
Benjamin E. Mays, posthumous LL.D. 05/16/1984
Benjamin Carson Sc.D. 05/16/2007
Baruj Benacerraf Sc.D. 05/15/1985
Baruch Samuel Blumberg Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Barnaby Keeney LL.D. 06/02/1959
Barbara Wertheim Tuchman Litt.D. 06/06/1967
Barbara Ward Jackson L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Barbara Novak Litt.D. 05/16/2007
Barbara Brances Wootton L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Ban Ki-Moon 05/17/2016
Babette Deutsch Litt.D. 06/04/1946
Augustus Long LL.D. 06/02/1964
Augusta Souza Kappner University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1988
August Wilson Litt.D. 05/18/2005
Arthur Wilson Page LL.D. 07/01/1954
Arthur Whittier MacMahon LL.D. 06/02/1959
Arthur Warren Hixson Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Arthur Rubinstein Mus.D. 05/16/1973
Arthur Oncken Lovejoy Litt.D. 06/07/1951
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger LL.D. 05/13/1992
Arthur Mitchell L.H.D. 05/18/2016
Arthur Michael Ramsey S.T.D. 10/16/1962
Arthur M. Okun University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1968
Arthur Levitt Jr. LL.D. 05/16/2001
Arthur Levitt LL.D. 06/02/1970
Arthur Lehman Goodhart LL.D. 01/11/1954
Arthur Holcombe L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg LL.D. 06/01/1948
Arthur Hays Sulzberger LL.D. 05/04/1959
Arthur Frank Burns LL.D. 06/02/1970
Arthur Fay Taggart Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Arthur Danto Litt.D. 05/19/2004
Arthur B. Krim LL.D. 05/19/1982
Arthur Ashe, posthumous LL.D. 05/19/1993
Arnold Rampersad Litt.D. 05/22/2013
Arnold Joseph Toynbee Litt.D. 06/01/1949
Arno Allan Penzias Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Arne Sigvard Eklund Sc.D. 11/04/1977
Arnaldo Momigliano L.H.D. 05/15/1974
Armand Hammer LL.D. 09/20/1978
Archibald Vivian Hill Sc.D. 01/11/1954
Archibald Macleish Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Anthony S Fauci 05/18/2015
Anthony Eden LL.D. 01/11/1952
Anthony Appiah Litt.D. 05/20/2009
Anson Phelps Stokes, Jr. S.T.D. 01/11/1954
Anne Marie Quindlen University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1989
Anna M. Rosenberg L.H.D. 06/05/1952
Anna Freud Sc.D. 05/17/1978
Angelo Piero Sereni LL.D. 01/11/1954
Andrew Wiles Sc.D. 05/21/2003
Andrew W. Cordier L.H.D. 12/19/1969
Andrei Kozyrev LL.D. 05/15/1996
Andrea Elliott 05/18/2015
Andre Frederic Cournand Sc.D. 06/01/1965
Amy Gutmann LL.D. 09/07/2012
Amartya Sen Litt.D. 05/20/1998
Amanda M Burden 05/17/2016
Alvar Aalto L.H.D. 11/30/1964
Alva Reimer Myrdal L.H.D. 06/01/1965
Alphonse Raymond Dochez Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Alonzo A. Crim LL.D. 11/29/1988
Allen Welsh Dulles LL.D. 06/01/1955
Allen Hyman Sc.D. 05/17/2017
Allan Sproul LL.D. 06/05/1952
Allan Nevins Litt.D. 06/01/1960
Alisa Weilerstein University Medal for Excellence 05/21/2014
Alicia Graf University Medal for Excellence 01/01/2008
Alicia Abella University Medal for Excellence 05/22/2013
Alfred Whitney Griswold LL.D. 06/01/1954
Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Jr. LL.D. 06/04/1957
Alfred M. Gruenther LL.D. 06/04/1957
Alfred L. Kroeber L.H.D. 06/02/1953
Alfred Hitchcock L.H.D. 06/06/1972

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