issues with honorary degrees

From: Dr. David Campbell <>
Date: Tue Oct 18 2005 - 13:23:56 EDT

Quoting George Murphy <>:

> A sidebar on this: IMO an institution that doesn't give earned
> doctorates
> doesn't have business giving honorary ones. I realize that this
> would
> remove one way that some colleges reward big donors but so it goes.

Also, an institution holding an outdoor graduation shouldn't read
everything that's in the program about all the honorary degree
recipients while a thunderstorm is coming. (UNC-Chapel Hill, 1995)

Dr. David Campbell
425 Scientific Collections Building
Department of Biological Sciences
Biodiversity and Systematics
University of Alabama, Box 870345
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0345  USA
Received on Tue Oct 18 13:26:33 2005

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