NameYear Awarded
Phylicia Rashad 2015
C. Virginia Fields 2014
The Friars Club 2014
Chita Rivera 2013
Bert Brodsky ’64 2012
Vy Higgensen 2011
Frank J. Sciame ‘74Arch 2011
Marian Seldes 2010
Eli Wallach ’38MSE 2010
F. Murray Abraham 2009
Theater for the New City 2009
Barbara Walters 2008
Ruby Dee 2007
Terrence McNally 2006
Dr. Muriel Petioni 2006
Christo and Jeanne-Claude 2005
Dr. Matthew Goldstein ’63 2005
Al Roker 2004
Rita Moreno 2003
Hon. Charles Rangel 2003
Harry Belafonte 2002
Arthur Miller 2001
Henry J. Stern ’54 2000
Tony Randall 1999
Kitty Carlisle Hart 1998
Stanley H. Kaplan ’39, ’41MSE, ’88Hon 1997
Jack Rudin ’93 Hon 1997
Hon. Edward I. Koch ’45 1996
Beverly Sills 1995
Neil Simon 1995
Hon. David N. Dinkins 1994
Hon. Theodore R. Kupferman ’40 1993
Dr. Kenneth B. Clark 1992
Lewis Rudin 1991
Franklin A. Thomas 1990
Elinor Guggenheimer 1989
Eugene M. Lang 1988
Hon. Robert F. Wagner Jr. 1987
Simon H. Rifkind ’22 1986
Martin E. Segal 1985
George Weissman ’39B 1984
John J. Iselin 1983
Jacob M. Kaplan 1982
Abraham M. Rosenthal ’49 1981
Stanley H. Lowell ’39 1980
Bayard Rustin 1979
Joyce Phillips Austin 1978
Rev. Msgr. James J. Murray 1978
Sanford Solender 1978
Felix G. Rohatyn 1977
Alfred A. Giardino 1976
Dr. Julius Axelrod ’33 1975
Dr. Robert Hofstadter ’35 1975
Arthur Kornberg ’37 1975
Dr. Kenneth Arrow ’40 1975
Abraham D. Beame ’28B 1974
Dr. Howard A. Rusk 1973
Roy Wilkins 1972
Stanley H. Fuld ’23 1971
Frank S. Hogan 1970
Sol Hurok 1969
William Schuman 1968
David Sarnoff 1967
Philip Johnson 1966
Dr. Charles H. Tuttle 1965
Joseph Papp 1964
Theodore W. Kheel 1963
Mary Lasker 1962
Dr. Buell G. Gallagher 1961
Eleanor Roosevelt 1960
Leonard Bernstein 1959
Bernard F. Gimbel 1958
Stanley H. Isaacs 1957
Newbold Morris 1956
Adele R. Levy 1955
Dr. Alvin Johnson 1954
Howard S. Gullman 1953
Minnie Guggenheimer 1952
Robert Moses 1951
Helen R. Reid 1950
Arthur Hays Sulzberger 1950
Bernard M. Baruch 1889 1949
The Rockefeller Family 1948