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Office of Ceremonies

September 21, 2008

William H. Gates, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters

William H. Gates receives his honorary degree

William H. Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, speaking at the 2008 Freshman Convocation.

At the 25th Freshman Convocation, on September 21, 2008, the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters was conferred on William H. Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Mr. Gates was presented with a framed honorary degree and framed citation for the honorary degree.