March 23, 2009
Honorary Degree Recipients Also Include Playwright Shanley, White House Journalist Thomas, Nobel Physicist Fert, and Health Advocate Gruman; Schools Chancellor Klein to Receive Rudin Award
NYU President John Sexton and Board of Trustees Chairman Martin Lipton today announced the names of those to be honored at the Universitys 177th Commencement Exercises, which will be held Wednesday, May 13th, in Yankee Stadium.
Hillary Rodham Clinton - the U.S. Secretary of State and the former U.S. Senator from New York - will address the graduates and guests. Clinton will receive a Doctor of Laws degree, honoris causa, at the ceremony.
This years other recipients of honorary doctorates are:
The 2009 Lewis Rudin Award for Exemplary Service to New York City will be presented to Joel I. Klein, the New York City Schools Chancellor.
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