Mary King’s Alma Mater Bestows Honorary Degree

8 May, 2011

OWU President, Rock Jones, presents Mary with an honorary degree (click to enlarge)

Mary was presented with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from her Alma Mater, Ohio Wesleyan University; the presentation was made during the 2011 commencement ceremony, where Mary also delivered the keynote address.

Honorary degree recipients are nominated by OWU faculty and members of the Board of Trustees, and ultimately selected by the Trustee-Faculty Committee on Honorary Degrees. Recipients must be eminent in their respective fields and should reflect in a significant manner, the highest ideals and character of Ohio Wesleyan’s academic and human traditions.

Previous OWU honorary degree recipients include: Simon Wiesenthal, Arthur Ashe, Jr., Ezra Vogel, William Cohen, Ernest Boyer, Chinua Achebe, Vera Rubin, Sherwood Rowland, Randall Robinson, Ali Mazrui, Franklin Littell, Paul Farmer, Byron Pitts, John Kenneth Galbraith.

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[...] Mary also received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from OWU during the 2011 commencement ceremony, and is featured in the Spring 2011 Issue of Ohio Wesleyan Magazine. [...]