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Honorary Degrees

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.

An Honorary Degree for Kermit The Frog But Not President Obama

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The reason for the degree snub then can't be lack of merit or a lack of a body of work. It's something else and that something else speaks to the politics and money behind who gets an honorary degree and why they get it.