UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Outgoing Federal Reserve Board Chair to be Honored During Special Convocation Exercise

Gordon Brown, Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom, and Alan Greenspan, outgoing chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, will be conferred honorary degrees at a special convocation exercise to be held Wednesday, December 14, at 3pm in New York University’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Brown will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters, while Greenspan will receive an honorary doctorate of commercial science.

Coverage Notice: The ceremony will include 15-minute addresses by both Brown and Greenspan. Members of the media are asked to check in by 2:30pm.

  • What: New York University Convocation in honor of Gordon Brown and Alan Greenspan
  • When: Wednesday, December 14, 2005, 3pm-4pm
  • Where: Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square Park South

Note: Seating is limited; members of the media must RSVP to the press office.

New York University, located in the heart of Greenwich Village, was established in 1831 and is one of America’s leading research universities. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, it is one of the largest private universities, and it has more international students than any other college or university in the U.S. Through its 14 schools and colleges, NYU conducts research and provides education in the arts and sciences, law, medicine, business, dentistry, education, nursing, the cinematic and dramatic arts, music, public administration, social work, and continuing and professional studies, among other areas.

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