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PSS Summer '12

Honorary Degrees Conferred

Honorary Degree Recipients

The 2012 Honorary Degree Recipients pose for a photo with President
Mark D. Gearan. Pictured are: James F. Caird ’56, Cynthia L. Caird, Lang
Cook P’99, P’05, Rosa Blue P’72, P’77, P’84, P’84, Gearan, Patrick A.
McGuire HON ’10, and Savannah Guthrie.

On behalf of the Colleges’ Board of Trustees, Gearan presented honorary degrees to six individuals including Savannah Guthrie who has covered some of the most important issues of our time; Rosa Blue P’72, P’77, P’84, P’84, a local civil rights leader whose efforts have benefited Geneva for 60 years; James F. Caird ‘56 and Cynthia L. Caird, both longtime supporters of the Colleges, whose dedication has resulted in significant enhancements across campus; Trustee Lang Cook P’99, P’05, a parent of two Hobart alums whose leadership serves to inspire all HWS parents; and Patrick A. McGuire HON ’10, beloved professor of economics, interim provost and dean of faculty who has committed himself to the Colleges for 40 years.