The Colgate Scene
July 2001
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Honorary degree recipients


Honorary degree recipients, from left,

Steven Chu, Doctor of Science
Theodore and Frances Geballe Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Chair of the Physics Department, Stanford University
Presented by Charles Holbrow, Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics

Dan Rather, Doctor of Humane Letters
Anchor, Managing Editor, CBS Evening News; Anchor, 48 Hours
Presented by Caroline Keating, Associate Professor of Psychology

Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor, Doctor of Divinity
Harry R. Butman Chair in Religion and Philosophy, Piedmont College
Presented by Nancy A. De Vries, University Chaplain

Henry Louis Gates Jr., Doctor of Letters
W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of the Humanities, Chair of Afro-American Studies, Director, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research, Harvard University
Presented by Roy Bryce-Laporte, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Emeritus

Paul Tagliabue, Doctor of Laws
Commissioner, National Football League
Presented by Mark Murphy, Director of the Division of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics

Also honored,

Wm. Brian Little '64, Doctor of Humane Letters
Private investor; Chairman, Colgate University Board of Trustees (deceased)
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