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Lincoln University, PA
 

RESOLUTION 292
February 27, 2008

 

2008 HONORARY DEGREE RECIPIENTS                                                    RES292_022708

 
 

 WHEREAS, Article VI, Section 11, of the Lincoln University By-laws (amended April 2006) sets forth the functions of the Committee on Trustees, Degrees, and Nominations; and

 WHEREAS, After Faculty input as required by the University By-laws, the Committee on Trustees, Degrees, and Nominations has made its recommendation for the award of honorary degrees to be awarded at the May 2008 Commencement exercises; now therefore be it

 RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustees hereby approves the recommendation of the Committee on Trustees, Degrees, and Nominations for the award of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, to The Right Reverend Nathan D. Baxter; and further

 RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustees hereby approves the recommendation of the Committee on Trustees, Degrees, and Nominations for the award of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, to Her Excellency Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf; and further

 RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustees hereby approves the recommendation of the Committee on Trustees, Degrees, and Nominations for the award of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, to Dr. Ernest Clayton Levister, Jr., ’58; and further

 RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustees hereby approves the recommendation of the Committee on Trustees, Degrees, and Nominations for the award of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, to Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., Esq.; and further

 RESOLVED, That the Board of Trustees hereby approves the recommendation of the Committee on Trustees, Degrees, and Nominations for the award of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, to His Excellency Alhiji Umaru Musa Yar’adua.

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