Michigan State University awards Rajmohan Gandhi an Honorary Degree


19 December, 2016

Lou Anna Simon, president of Michigan State University, where Rajmohan Gandhi has served this fall as a Distinguished Hannah Visiting Professor, awarded him 'the honorary degree of Doctor of Humanities' as part of the university's fall commencement ceremonies in East Lansing, MI. on December 17, 2016.

Part of the citation addressed to Rajmohan reads: "For more than half a century, you have been associated with Initiatives of Change, a group committed to trust-building, reconciliation and democracy."

The final sentence says that the degree is given "for your passion and commitment to education, civil liberty, tolerance, economic justice, and peace-building."

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