Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Name Degree or honorsort descending Date conferred
John Davison Rockefeller, III LL.D. 06/02/1959
Edvard Isak Hambro LL.D. 10/22/1971
Eugene M. Lang LL.D. 05/18/1988
Adlai Ewing Stevenson LL.D. 10/31/1954
Hugh Carey LL.D. 05/12/1976
Harry David Gideonse LL.D. 07/01/1954
Madeleine K. Albright LL.D. 05/17/1995
Marcellus Hartley Dodge LL.D. 10/07/1957
Jaiyeola Aduke Moore LL.D. 11/21/1964
Kenneth B. Clark LL.D. 06/02/1970
Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. LL.D. 09/15/1987
Norman Thomas Kirk LL.D. 02/21/1947
Sir Isaiah Berlin LL.D. 06/04/1968
Johan Jorgen Holst, posthumous LL.D. 05/19/1994
James S. Coles LL.D. 06/05/1962
Lester B. Pearson LL.D. 06/05/1952
Tim Berners-Lee LL.D. 05/16/2001
Ellen V. Futter LL.D. 05/16/1984
Edward Reilly Shettinius, Jr. LL.D. 06/05/1945
Vaclav Havel (President of Czechoslovakia) LL.D. 02/22/1990
Muhammad Ali LL.D. 05/19/1999
Henry Cabot Lodge LL.D. 06/01/1960
Herbert and Florence Irving LL.D. 05/22/2013
George David Woods LL.D. 06/01/1966
J. Edward Lumbard, Jr. LL.D. 06/06/1972
Sir Ralf Dahrendorf LL.D. 05/17/1989
Raymond Blaine Fosdick LL.D. 06/01/1949
Cleveland E. Dodge LL.D. 07/01/1954
Judith Shapiro LL.D. 05/21/2008
William Pierce Rogers LL.D. 06/02/1959
John Hay Whitney LL.D. 06/01/1965
J. George Harrar LL.D. 06/01/1971
Carl E. McGowan LL.D. 05/18/1988
Deborah W. Meier LL.D. 11/29/1988
Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg LL.D. 06/01/1948
Hamilton Fish Armstrong LL.D. 06/04/1963
John Hope Franklin LL.D. 06/02/1970
William J. Brennan, Jr. LL.D. 05/14/1986
Emory Scott Land LL.D. 02/21/1947
Charles Eustis Bohlen LL.D. 06/04/1968
Frank Whittemore Abrams LL.D. 06/01/1955
Joan Ganz Cooney LL.D. 05/15/1991
Joseph Pulitzer LL.D. 06/05/1952
William John Wallin LL.D. 06/01/1955
Peter Brown LL.D. 05/16/2001
Theodore Martin Hesburgh, C.S.C. LL.D. 06/06/1961
Jack Greenberg LL.D. 05/16/1984
Edward Reilly Stettinus, Jr. LL.D. 06/05/1945
Henry J. Friendly LL.D. 05/16/1973
Helene L. Kaplan LL.D. 05/16/1990
Ralph Bunche LL.D. 06/08/1950
Prafalla Bhagwati LL.D. 05/20/2009
Claiborne Pell LL.D. 05/17/1983
Claude Thomas Bissell LL.D. 06/01/1965
A. Phillip Randoph LL.D. 06/06/1972
Oliver Shewell Franks LL.D. 06/01/1949
Aharon Barak LL.D. 05/16/2007
Philip C. Jessup LL.D. 10/22/1971
John George Kemeny LL.D. 06/01/1971
Bill D. Moyers LL.D. 11/29/1988
Miguel Aleman LL.D. 05/03/1947
Lord Denning LL.D. 08/04/1976
Arthur Lehman Goodhart LL.D. 01/11/1954
Earl Warren LL.D. 10/31/1954
Louis Henkin LL.D. 05/17/1995
Alfred M. Gruenther LL.D. 06/04/1957
Dorothy Height LL.D. 05/18/2005
Douglas MacArthur LL.D. 02/21/1947
Edgar Williams Couper LL.D. 06/04/1968
Oveta Culp Hobby LL.D. 06/01/1954
John J. McCloy LL.D. 06/02/1953
Arthur Ashe, posthumous LL.D. 05/19/1993
Luis Batlle Berres LL.D. 12/10/1955
Cicely Mary Strode Saunders LL.D. 05/16/1979
Henry F. Guggenheim LL.D. 06/05/1962
Gordon Norton Ray LL.D. 06/03/1969
Howard L. Clark LL.D. 05/15/1985
Clifford Philip Case LL.D. 06/06/1967
Frederick Burkhardt LL.D. 05/15/1974
William Dillard LL.D. 05/15/1991
Pierre Laroque LL.D. 06/01/1954
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger LL.D. 05/13/1992
Konrad Adenauer LL.D. 10/31/1954
Hayato Ikeda LL.D. 06/23/1961
Thomas Day Thacher LL.D. 06/05/1945
Victor Lloyd Butterfield LL.D. 10/31/1954
Patrick Gaspard LL.D. 05/16/2018
David Brion Davis LL.D. 05/19/1999
Paul Steiger LL.D. 05/22/2013
Paul Klapper LL.D. 06/01/1949
Robben W. Fleming LL.D. 05/18/1977
Noel Thomas Dowling LL.D. 10/31/1954
Lewis L. Strauss LL.D. 06/01/1954
Kathryn Wasserman Davis LL.D. 05/21/1997
Arthur Hays Sulzberger LL.D. 05/04/1959
Sir Eric Ashby LL.D. 06/02/1964
Harold Dwight Lasswell LL.D. 10/22/1971
Henry Harley Arnold LL.D. 02/21/1947
C. H. Elwyn-Jones LL.D. 08/04/1976
Teddy Kollek LL.D. 05/17/1995

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