Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Name Degree or honorsort descending Date conferred
Eleanor Jackson Piel LL.D. 05/18/2011
Eric Holder, Jr. LL.D. 05/17/2017
Walter Gellhorn LL.D. 05/12/1976
Ellen V. Futter LL.D. 05/16/1984
Eisaku Sato LL.D. 11/17/1967
Vaclav Havel (President of Czechoslovakia) LL.D. 02/22/1990
James Francis Byrnes LL.D. 06/01/1948
Lister Hill LL.D. 06/01/1960
Robert Clifton Weaver LL.D. 06/01/1966
Sir Ralf Dahrendorf LL.D. 05/17/1989
James Forrestal LL.D. 06/03/1947
Luther Harris Evans LL.D. 06/02/1953
Roy Wilkins LL.D. 06/03/1969
John Davison Rockefeller, III LL.D. 06/02/1959
George Nauman Shuster LL.D. 07/01/1954
Franklin A. Thomas LL.D. 05/16/1979
Carl E. McGowan LL.D. 05/18/1988
Brent Scowcroft LL.D. 05/18/2005
Frank S. Hogan LL.D. 06/05/1952
Frank Stanton LL.D. 05/16/1973
Margaret Mead LL.D. 11/21/1964
Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. LL.D. 09/15/1987
William Averill Harriman LL.D. 06/01/1954
Brooke Astor LL.D. 06/01/1971
James S. Coles LL.D. 06/05/1962
Lewis Webster Jones LL.D. 06/01/1954
Joan Ganz Cooney LL.D. 05/15/1991
Thomas Reed Powell LL.D. 06/01/1955
Harold R. Medina LL.D. 06/08/1950
Jack Greenberg LL.D. 05/16/1984
Helene L. Kaplan LL.D. 05/16/1990
Eugene Black LL.D. 06/01/1954
Colgate Whitehead Darden, Jr. LL.D. 06/01/1948
Levering Tyson LL.D. 10/31/1954
Karen Brooks Hopkins LL.D. 05/22/2019
Henry Cabot Lodge LL.D. 06/01/1960
Claiborne Pell LL.D. 05/17/1983
George David Woods LL.D. 06/01/1966
Frederic R. Coudert LL.D. 01/11/1954
William Frederick Halsey LL.D. 02/21/1947
Crawford H. Greenewalt LL.D. 06/02/1953
William Pierce Rogers LL.D. 06/02/1959
Gregg Mannaers Sinclair LL.D. 10/31/1954
John Hay Whitney LL.D. 06/01/1965
Deborah W. Meier LL.D. 11/29/1988
Paul Freund LL.D. 01/11/1954
Winthrop Wiliams Aldrich LL.D. 06/04/1946
Queen Juliana of the Netherlands LL.D. 04/08/1952
Seymour Milstein LL.D. 05/19/1993
Jaiyeola Aduke Moore LL.D. 11/21/1964
William J. Brennan, Jr. LL.D. 05/14/1986
Henry Melvin Hart, Jr. LL.D. 01/11/1954
Constance Baker Motley LL.D. 05/21/2003
Sir Isaiah Berlin LL.D. 06/04/1968
Walter W. Stewart LL.D. 06/07/1951
Cicely Mary Strode Saunders LL.D. 05/16/1979
Howard L. Clark LL.D. 05/15/1985
Michelle Bachelet LL.D. 09/07/2012
George Shultz LL.D. 05/16/2001
William Dillard LL.D. 05/15/1991
Mario Scelba LL.D. 05/01/1955
Mina Splegel Rees LL.D. 06/01/1971
Theodore Martin Hesburgh, C.S.C. LL.D. 06/06/1961
Helene Gayle LL.D. 05/20/2009
James Alward Van Fleet LL.D. 06/01/1954
Syngman Rhee LL.D. 08/02/1954
John Lewis LL.D. 05/21/1997
Claude Thomas Bissell LL.D. 06/01/1965
Howard Stix Cullman LL.D. 01/11/1954
Lewis Blaine Hershey LL.D. 02/21/1947
William E. S. Griswold LL.D. 10/13/1953
Charles D. Brietil LL.D. 08/06/1978
Bill D. Moyers LL.D. 11/29/1988
Mary Robinson LL.D. 05/19/1993
Hamilton Fish Armstrong LL.D. 06/04/1963
Henry Townley Heald LL.D. 06/01/1954
Walter Franklin George LL.D. 06/05/1945
Charles Eustis Bohlen LL.D. 06/04/1968
John Marshall Harlan LL.D. 06/05/1956
Iphingene Ochs Sulzberger LL.D. 06/07/1951
Henry F. Guggenheim LL.D. 06/05/1962
Marian Wright Edelman LL.D. 05/15/1985
Clifford Philip Case LL.D. 06/06/1967
Howard Alexander Smith LL.D. 06/01/1955
Omar Nelson Bradley LL.D. 06/01/1949
Russell Errol Train LL.D. 06/01/1971
Hayato Ikeda LL.D. 06/23/1961
Harold H. Helm LL.D. 10/06/1976
Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery LL.D. 11/23/1954
Harold "Gerry" Lenfest LL.D. 05/20/2009
Felix Rohatyn LL.D. 05/16/2007
Arthur Hays Sulzberger LL.D. 05/04/1959
Lawerence A. Wein LL.D. 05/16/1974
James Comer LL.D. 05/19/1994
John D. DeButts LL.D. 05/17/1978
Francis Gordon Caffey LL.D. 06/04/1946
Robert Moses LL.D. 06/05/1952
Dale R. Corson LL.D. 06/06/1972
William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr. LL.D. 05/14/1986
Edgar Williams Couper LL.D. 06/04/1968

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