4/09/2009

Five to Receive Honorary Degrees

  • http-blogs-fandm-edu-wp-content-blogs-dir-29-files-2012-04-powell1-jpg Gen. Colin L. Powell  
  • http-blogs-fandm-edu-wp-content-blogs-dir-29-files-2012-04-bial-jpg Deborah Bial

Franklin & Marshall College President John Fry announced that five individuals in the fields of public and military service, education, intercollegiate athletics reform and arts advocacy will receive honorary doctorates at the College’s 2009 Commencement on Saturday, May 16.

The honorees and the degrees they will receive are:

General Colin L. Powell, commencement speaker and doctor of humane letters

Deborah Bial, doctor of humane letters

Myles Brand, doctor of humane letters (in absentia)

Thomas G. Phillips III ’54, doctor of humane letters

Richard D. Winters ’41, doctor of humane letters (in absentia)

Story 9/29/2016

Between Two Poles: Growing Animosity in American Democracy

"People have come to really dislike the other party. That is why we shouldn't be surprised that the...

Read More
Story 9/29/2016

Presidential Election Panel Explores State of U.S. Politics

At the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C. on Sept 29, about 300 Franklin & Marshall College...

Read More
Story 9/28/2016

Construction Begins on Shadek Stadium, Which Will Open Next...

Earthmovers and other heavy equipment will roll onto the North Campus site this week to begin...

Read More