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POLL: 79% Of ASU Faculty Say Obama Should Receive Honorary Degree

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

TEMPE, ARIZONA - This week, two Arizona State University physics professors, Mike Thorpe and Jose Menendez, polled ASU faculty on whether President Ba...

ASU Says "We Blew It," Alumni Rescind Donations

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Although the ASU community is angry and embarrassed over the brouhaha, there is also a consensus that -- whether snub or snafu -- the incident will not affect Obama.

An Honorary Degree Is Not An Endorsement

Michael Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Roth

Bestowing an honorary degree acknowledges importance, distinction, and achievement; it is not a blanket endorsement. Surely, Obama's importance, distinction and achievements merit such honors.

ASU Honorary Degree Policy For Sitting Politicians Not Documented

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

TEMPE, ARIZONA - Arizona State University became the unlikely focus of a political firestorm last week when news broke that ASU would not be conferrin...

Obama Doesn't Need Honorary Degrees From ASU, Notre Dame

Blaise Nutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Nutter

At this point, no offense to ASU, but Obama doesn't need the honor of any university. Obama is honored every day by kings and queens, prime ministers and presidents.

ASU Apologizes, Establishes "Barack Obama Scholars" Program

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

ASU expects to enroll more than 1,000 Arizona students in the President Barack Obama Scholars program. The program will cover the full cost of tuition, fees, books, room, and board for students who come from families with the greatest financial need, typically those unable to attend a university.

ASU Faculty Receive Threats; Pres. Michael Crow Says ASU "Will Honor Obama"

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

After a day of digging and talking to ASU staff and faculty, it seems this may have been more of a bureaucratic snafu than a political snub.

Sam Stein

Obama And ASU: Who Has Received An Honorary Degree?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

William P. Carey founded and chaired the real estate investment-banking firm, W.O. Carey & Co. LLC, in New York City. His company owns more than 650 c...