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May 16, 2007

President Hrabowski to Deliver Commencement Address at Wheaton College; Will Receive Honorary Degrees from Wheaton, Haverford College

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BALTIMORE – UMBC President Freeman A. Hrabowski will address the Class of 2007 during Commencement exercises at Wheaton College in Norton, Mass., at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19.

Joining President Hrabowski on the dais will be honorary degree recipients Deborah Bial, president and founder of the Posse Foundation; Robert Herbert, op-ed columnist for The New York Times; and Kathleen O'Donnell, a Massachusetts attorney and member of the Class of 1977. President Hrabowski will also receive an honorary degree (Doctor of Letters).

President Hrabowski will receive an honorary degree from Haverford College in Haverford, Pa., during its Commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 20. The college awards four honorary degrees each year “to men and women who have distinguished themselves in letters, the sciences, or the arts. Many recipients are noted for their contributions to the overall betterment of humankind and/or Haverford College.”

For more information regarding President Hrabowski’s address to the Class of 2007 at Wheaton College, see http://www.wheatoncollege.edu/news/pr20070124a.html.

For more information regarding President Hrabowski’s honorary degree from Haverford College, see http://www.haverford.edu/commencement/main.htm#honorary_degree_recipients.

President Hrabowski will address the Class of 2007 during undergraduate Commencement exercises at California State University, Los Angeles at 8 a.m. (PDT) Saturday, June 9.

Posted by crose at May 16, 2007 12:25 PM