Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Name Degree or honorsort descending Date conferred
Ban Ki-Moon 05/17/2016
Susan Meiselas 05/17/2016
Robert Owen Paxton 05/17/2016
Tracy K Smith 05/17/2016
Andrea Elliott 05/18/2015
Anthony S Fauci 05/18/2015
Miloš Forman 05/18/2015
David Levering Lewis 05/18/2015
Albert Louis Sachs 05/18/2015
Amanda M Burden 05/17/2016
Zhu Chen 05/17/2016
Robert Darnton 05/17/2016
Charles Edouard Jeanneret L.H.D. 05/28/1961
Jacques Pépin L.H.D. 05/17/2017
Lester B. Granger L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Toni Morrison L.H.D. 05/16/1984
Rabbi Isidor B. Hoffman L.H.D. 01/11/1954
J. Paul Leonard L.H.D. 07/01/1954
William P. Alexander L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Ordway Tead L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Harry Austryn Wolfson L.H.D. 06/02/1970
Maya Lin L.H.D. 05/17/2006
Isamu Noguchi L.H.D. 05/16/1984
Arthur Holcombe L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Lloyd G. Richards L.H.D. 05/17/1989
William Arthur Lewis L.H.D. 06/01/1954
V. S. Naipaul L.H.D. 05/13/1981
Jacques Lipchitz L.H.D. 06/04/1968
Stuart Piggott L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Ieoh Ming Pei L.H.D. 05/14/1980
Jean Sarrailh L.H.D. 10/31/1954
Edward M. Earle L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr. L.H.D. 06/03/1969
Tenzin Gyatso (Dalai Lama) L.H.D. 04/26/1994
Agnes Ernst Meyer L.H.D. 06/04/1957
Louis M. Hacker L.H.D. 06/06/1972
Rene d'Harnoncourt L.H.D. 06/03/1958
Aaron Copland L.H.D. 06/01/1971
Laurence Sickman L.H.D. 05/18/1977
Samson Raphaelson L.H.D. 05/13/1981
Louis Chevalier L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Maurice Sendak L.H.D. 05/20/1998
Arthur Mitchell L.H.D. 05/18/2016
James J. Rorimer L.H.D. 06/04/1957
Katharine Houghton Hepburn L.H.D. 05/13/1992
Eveline Mable Burns L.H.D. 06/03/1969
Zaha Hadid L.H.D. 05/18/2005
Dalai Lama (Gyatso, Tenzin) L.H.D. 04/26/1994
George Balanchine L.H.D. 05/16/1973
Barbara Ward Jackson L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Alfred Hitchcock L.H.D. 06/06/1972
Ralph Emerson McGill L.H.D. 05/15/1963
Danny Kaye, posthumous L.H.D. 05/13/1987
Renzo Piano L.H.D. 05/21/2014
Gerard Piel L.H.D. 06/05/1962
Andrew W. Cordier L.H.D. 12/19/1969
King Paul I of the Hellenes L.H.D. 11/02/1953
John H. Fischer L.H.D. 06/02/1964
Nadine Gordimer L.H.D. 05/18/1988
Douglas Stuart Moore L.H.D. 06/04/1963
Santiago Calatrava L.H.D. 05/16/2007
Thurman W. Van Metre L.H.D. 01/11/1954
P. Sargant Florence L.H.D. 01/11/1954
M. Joseph Folliet L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Elizabeth Diller L.H.D. 05/16/2018
Henry Beetle Hough L.H.D. 05/17/1978
William Jansen L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Pablo Casals L.H.D. 04/13/1970
J. A. Mattfeld L.H.D. 05/12/1976
Jacob Viner L.H.D. 06/01/1954
The Reverend George B. Ford L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Robert MacNeil L.H.D. 05/17/1995
Alfred L. Kroeber L.H.D. 06/02/1953
Harold George (Harry) Belafonte L.H.D. 05/19/1993
Frederick Ernest Johnson L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Myres Smith McDougal L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Philip Roth L.H.D. 05/13/1987
Cicely Tyson L.H.D. 05/21/2014
Erich Leinsdorf L.H.D. 06/06/1967
John Usher Monro L.H.D. 06/03/1969
Frank Charles Laubach L.H.D. 06/02/1953
William Carr L.H.D. 07/01/1984
Alfred A. Knopf L.H.D. 06/02/1959
Alva Reimer Myrdal L.H.D. 06/01/1965
Charlotte Haxall Noland L.H.D. 06/03/1958
James Reston L.H.D. 04/15/1963
John Hermann Randall, Jr. L.H.D. 06/04/1968
Harold L. Reeve L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Pearl Anderson Wanamaker L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Mikhail Baryshnikov L.H.D. 05/15/1985
Thelma Golden L.H.D. 05/16/2018
Anna M. Rosenberg L.H.D. 06/05/1952
Roy Blough L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Carl Friedrich L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Theresa Helburn L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Willard Vinton King L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Harrison R. Steeves L.H.D. 06/06/1972
Gaston Berger L.H.D. 06/04/1957
Julie Taymor L.H.D. 05/19/1999
Lionel Charles Robbins L.H.D. 06/01/1954

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