Honorary Degree Recipients
MAY 22, 2013

ANNE SWEENEY
Co-Chair Disney Media Networks and President, Disney/ABC Television Group

MICHAEL AMBLER
Retiring Chairman of the Board, The College of New Rochelle



OCTOBER 12, 2012

  THEODORE CARDINAL McCARRICK
Archbishop of Washington

ELZA DINWIDDIE-BOYD
Dean, School of New Resources, The College of New Rochelle



MAY 19, 2012

CARLA HARRIS
Vice Chairman of Wealth Management and Senior Client Advisor, Morgan Stanley

WYNTON MARSALIS
Jazz at Lincoln Center

ARCHBISHOP FRANCIS A. CHULLIKATT
Papal Nuncio
Path to Peace Foundation



MAY 26, 2011

TIMOTHY CARDINAL DOLAN
Archbishop of New York

STEPHEN J. SWEENY
President, The College of New Rochelle, 1997 to 2011
 

MAY 27, 2010

MARY HEALEY-SEDUTTO
Hope for a Healthier Humanity

MARIA M. ODOM
Executive Director, Catholic Legal Immigration Network

STANLEY KOSAN

IMMACULEE ILIBAGIZA
Rwandan author, holocaust survivor
 

MAY 21, 2009

MICHAEL J. BRESCIA
Executive Medical Director, Calvary Hospital

TYRONE DAVIS, CFC, JD
Director, Office of Black Ministry - Archdiocese of New York

JOAN E. MCVETTY BRISTOL
Vice President for Student Services, The College of New Rochelle



MAY 22, 2008

EMILY K. RAFFERTY
President, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

CARDINAL OSCAR ANDRES RODRIGUEZ MARADIAGA
Archbishop of Tegucigalpa
Church of Honduras

MARY ANTONA EBO, F.S.M.
Civil rights pioneer



APRIL 24, 2008


  NUALA KENNY, OC
Retired Professor, Dalhousie University

EDMUND D. PELLEGRINO
Chairman, Georgetown University
President's Council on Bioethics



MAY 24, 2007

RICK CURRY, S.J.
Founder and Artistic Director, National Theatre Workshop of the Handicapped

PERNESSA C. STEELE
Founder and CEO, The Balm in Gilead

JOHN SWEENEY
President, AFL-CIO



MAY 25, 2006

NORMAN C. FRANCIS
President, Xavier University, New Orleans

THOMAS E. HALES
Chairman and CEO, Union State Bank Financial Center

LINDA E. KELLY
Superintendent of Schools, City School District of New Rochelle



MAY 26, 2005

MAUREEN ORTH
Special Correspondent, Vanity Fair

TIMOTHY J. RUSSERT
Washington Bureau Chief, NBC News

CICELY TYSON
Award-winning Actress



JUNE 15, 2004

ELIZABETH JOHNSON, S.C.J.
Distinguished Professor of Theology, Fordham University



MAY 27, 2004

EARL GRAVES
Publisher and Chairman, Black Enterprise magazine

JEAN BAPTISTE NICHOLSON, O.S.U.
Past Chair, The College of New Rochelle Board of Trustees; Principal, Ursuline School in New Rochelle

DIANNA ORTIZ, O.S.U.
Ursuline Missionary and Human Rights Advocate



APRIL 21, 2004

PATRICIA CRUISE, S.C.
President, Covenant House



MARCH 23, 2004

PATRICIA A. MCGUIRE
President, Trinity College, Washington, D.C.



FEBRUARY 19, 2004

CORNEL WEST
Philosopher, Academic, Activist, Author
Princeton University



DECEMBER 3, 2004

INDRA NOOYI
President and Chief Financial Officer, PepsiCo



SEPTEMBER 15, 2003

AVERY CARDINAL DULLES, S.J.
Professor of Religion and Society, Fordham University

ANTONIA COELLO NOVELLO
New York State Health Commissioner

MARY E. LYONS
President, University of San Diego



MAY 22, 2003

CORRINE CLAIBORNE BOGGS
Former U.S. Representative

JOHN LEWIS
United States Representative, Civil Rights Pioneer

EUGENE R. MCGRATH
Chairman and CEO, Consolidated Edison Company of New York

LOWERY STOKES SIMS
Director, Studio Museum in Harlem



OCTOBER 19, 2002

YVELISE MOLINA BOSCH
Class of 1948



MAY 23, 2002

M. PATRICIA DURRANT
Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the United Nations; U.N. Ombudsman

LEE A. SAUNDERS, SR.
Assistant to the President of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees



APRIL 11, 2002

EDWARD M. CARDINAL EGAN
Archbishop of New York



OCTOBER 25, 2001

DENYCE GRAVES
Opera Singer

BERNARD B. KERIK
New York City Police Commissioner

THOMAS VON ESSEN
New York City Fire Commissioner



MAY 24, 2001

BEVERLEE BRUCE
Chair, Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children, 1994 to 1999

MARY SCHMIDT CAMPBELL
Dean, New York University Tisch School of Arts; former New York Commissioner of Cultural Affairs, Executive Director of Harlem's Studio Museum

WALTER MCCARTHY
Vice President for Financial Affairs, The College of New Rochelle

BISHOP JOHN R. MCGANN
Rockville Centre Diocese



NOVEMBER 29, 2000

ELLEN V. FUTTER
President, American Museum of Natural History



MAY 25, 2000

DOROTHY F. COTTON
Civil Rights Activist



MAY 30, 1999

ROSCOE C. BROWN, JR.
Tuskegee Airman

BRIGID DRISCOLL, R.S.H.M.

HELENE HOLLIS SCHAEFER
Class of 1985, Earned Bachelor's Degree at age 85



MAY 18, 1999

ARCHBISHOP GIUSSEPPE PITTAU, S.J.



MAY 24, 1998

KEVIN THOMAS DUFFY
U.S. District Court Judget

MARY LINEHAN, S.C.

AUDREY FORBES MANLEY
President, Spelman College

KATHLEEN A. ROSS, S.N.J.M.

MAURO CHRISTOPHER ROMITA
President, Castle Oil; Chair and Member, The College of New Rochelle Board of Trustees



MAY 25, 1997

RUBY BRIDGES HALL
Civil Rights Pioneer

LORETTA THERESE RICHARDS, F.H.M.

FREDERICK P. ROSE
Philanthropist and Builder



MAY 26, 1996

ALAIR TOWNSEND
Publisher, Crain's New York Business

ROSARIO GREEN

Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mexico

JOSEPH N. HANKIN
President, Westchester Community College

THE REVEREND BERNARD J. MCMAHON
Associate Professor Emeritus, English

GAIL BROOKS RICE



MAY 28, 1995

COLETTE AVITAL

Israeli Diplomat and Politician

WILLIAM J. FLYNN


REVEREND SMANGALISO MKHATSWA

Anti-Apartheid Activist in South Africa

ARCHBISHOP MICHEL SABBAH
Archbishop and Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem



MAY 29, 1994

BLANCHE D. BLANK
President, Hunter College

YVONNE M. POWELL

FRANCES STERNHAGEN

CRISTINA RAMOS TOOSIE




MAY 30, 1993

JORGE L. BATISTA

PATRICIA A. CAHILL

THE REVEREND VERNON A. SHANNON

RABBI AMIEL WOHL

THOMAS W. JONES



MAY 24, 1992

RUTH WATSON LUBIC

GORDON PARKS

DORIS H. SMITH, S.C.

ROBIN TONER



MAY 26, 1991

JOHNNETTA B. COLE
President, Spelman College

JOHN D. FEERICK
Dean, Fordham University School of Law

MARY ROSE MCGEADY, D.C.
Covenant House

JAMES J. NICHOLSON
Chairman, The College of New Rochelle Board of Trustees



SEPTEMBER 25, 1990

ARCHBISHOP DESMOND M. TUTU



MAY 27, 1990

THEA BOWMAN, F.S.P.A.


CHARLAYNE HUNTER-GAULT
Journalist, Foreign Correspondent for National Public Radio, Public Broadcasting Service

BISHOP FRANCIS J. MUGAVERO
Diocese of Brooklyn

MART SUSI
Founder, Estonian Institute of Human Sciences



MAY 28, 1989

LAURO F. CAVAZOS
Secretary of Education

CLARA MCBRIDE HALE
Founder, Hale House Center

ROBERTA PETERS
World-Renowned Operatic Soprano

MURIEL SIEBERT
President, New York Women's Agenda



DECEMBER 1, 1988

ROBERTA G. CADE




MAY 29, 1988

FRITZ W. ALEXANDER II

New York State Court of Appeals

CAROL ANNE HARRIS

THOMAS A. HOCTOR
New Rochelle City Historian

LAURIE APRIL RECHT



NOVEMBER 14, 1987

MARY ENGEL FLANNERY



MAY 24, 1987

BARBARA ARONSTEIN BLACK
Dean, Columbia Law School

CAROL JENKINS
WNBC Anchor

BISHOP EMERSON J. MOORE
Archdiocese of New York

WILLIAM S. WOODSIDE
Chairman, American Can Corporation



MAY 25, 1986

MARION P. AMES
Jurist and Vice Chairman, New York State Committee for Modern Courts

JEWEL PLUMMER COBB
President, California State University at Fullerton

VICTOR GOTBAUM
Vice President, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees

EUGENE M. LANG
Industrialist and Philanthropist

ELIE WIESEL
Author and Holocaust Survivor



MAY 26, 1985

RUBY DEE

Actor, Poet, and Playwright

LILLIAN VERNON KATZ
Founder and President, Lillian Vernon Corp.

ROSARIO G. MANALO
Philippine Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium and Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

ROSA PARKS
Civil Rights Activist

DONNA E. SHALALA
President, Hunter College



MAY 27, 1984

PAULINE B. FLIPPIN

KATHLEEN LUKENS
Activist for Developmentally Disabled

JOSEPH O'HARE, S.J.

BISHOP JOSEPH T. O'KEEFE
Archdiocese of New York

GEORGE W. WEBBER



MAY 29, 1983

REVEREND J. BRYAN HEHIR

GERTRUDE G. MICHELSON
Senior Vice President for External Affairs, Macy's

ARCHIBALD R. MURRAY
Attorney in Chief and Executive Director, Legal Aid Society



MAY 30, 1982

LENA F. EDWARDS, M.D.
Medal of Freedom Recipient

A. BARTLETT GIAMATTI
President, Yale University

LYDIA U. SAVOYKA
Director of Immigration Counseling Services, United States Catholic Conference

THOMAS TAAFFE
Professor of Philosophy, The College of New Rochelle



MAY 24, 1981

JOSEPH E. CUNNEEN
Co-founder, Cross Currents

SALLY MCDEVITT CUNNEEN

Co-founder, Cross Currents

ROBERT GARCIA
United States Representative, Bronx

C. SAMUEL KISSINGER
City Manager, New Rochelle

JOAN ADAMS MONDALE
Advocate for the Arts
 


MAY 25, 1980

VIRGINIA HANRAHAN, O.P.

ROBERT KEESHAN

BISHOP JAMES P. LYKE, O.F.M.

ERNEST THORNE THOMPSON

FLORENCE M. THOMPSON




MAY 27, 1979

WARREN M. ANDERSON

ROBERT COLES

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN

PAUL C. REINERT, S.J.

ANNA T. SHEEDY




MAY 28, 1978

BARBARA B. BLUM

MAIREAD CORRIGAN

JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN

ALLARD K. LOWENSTEIN

RICHARD L. OTTINGER

BETTY WILLIAMS




MAY 22, 1977

JOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.

HUGH L. CAREY

KITTY CARLISLE HART

HOWARD A. RUSK




MAY 23, 1976

JACQUES D'AMBOISE

THEODORE M. HESBURGH, C.S.C.

JOHN H.G. PELL

EVELYN SCHNEIDER, S.C.




MAY 25, 1975

EUGENIE FLERI DOYLE, M.D.

PATRICIA ROBERTS HARRIS

BERNARD RIFKIN




MAY 26, 1974

FRANCES P. CONNOR

SIDNEY P. MUDD

JOHN J. SIRICA

MALCOLM WILSON




MAY 20, 1973

MARIETTA TREE

JOHN F. MCGILLICUDDY

EWALD NYQUIST

LILLIAN ROBERTS




MAY 21, 1972

DEBORAH PARTRIDGE WOLFE

CHARLES S. HORGAN




MAY 23, 1971

JOHN GERARD DRISCOLL, C.F.C.

WILLIAM VINCENT SHANNON




MAY 25, 1969

OGDEN R. REID



MAY 27, 1968

TERENCE JAMES CARDINAL COOKE

JOSEPH WASHINGTON MCGOVERN




OCTOBER 15, 1967

COLUMBUS O'DONNELL ISELIN

JAMES A. LINEN

DOROTHEA MCCARTHY

MANNING M. PATTILLO, JR.



JUNE 4, 1962

BISHOP JOHN CARMEL HEENAN



JUNE 5, 1961

LAURIAN CARDINAL RUGAMBWA