Arizona State got it right

14 04 2009

Another Commencement worry for another university inviting Obama to their ceremonies. This time, Arizona State had invited Obama to come – then there was word that they were going to give him an honorary degree. They figured out – quickly – that many alumni are just not that into him and they backtracked on the honorary degree discussion.

Obama will attend and speak and they will announce a scholarship in his name.

They got it right: he has won an election but that alone is not worthy for an honorary doctorate.  They have protected their highest academic honor.

REPEATABLE: I wonder what robe and motar board size TOTUS (Teleprompter of the United States) wears?




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