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Bowdoin Awards Four Honorary Degrees

Story posted May 21, 1999

Bowdoin College will award four honorary degrees during its 194th Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 29.
The recipients and their honorary degrees are as follows:
Horst Albach of Berlin, Germany, professor and administrator; professor of corporate policy and management science at Humbolt University and director of the Berlin Science Center; member of the Bowdoin class of 1956; doctor of laws.
Marvin H. Green of St. George, Bermuda, international businessman; chairman of the board of Reeves A/V Systems, Inc. and MSW Travel Group, Inc., as well as the founder and chairman of the investment firm Glendower Ltd.; member of the Bowdoin College class of 1957; doctor of humane letters.
Kaiulani Sewall Lee of New York, actress in theatre, film and television; creator of a play about the life and works of Rachel Carson; native of Maine; doctor of arts.
Cornel West of Cambridge, Mass., philosopher, educator and writer; professor of Afro-American studies at Harvard University, author of 14 books; delivered John Brown Russworm lecture at Bowdoin; doctor of humane letters.

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