Honorary Degree Recipients

Brandeis awarded honorary degrees to the following individuals during the May 19 commencement exercises:

Dr. Rick Hodes (keynote speaker)
Medical director, Ethiopia for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
Doctor of Science

Vartan Gregorian
President, Carnegie Corporation of New York
Doctor of Humane Letters

Ellsworth Kelly
Painter, sculptor and printmaker
Doctor of Fine Arts

Chaim Peri
Director emeritus, Yemin Order Wingate Youth Village
Doctor of Humane Letters

Elaine Schuster
Co-founder of Operation P.E.A.C.E. (Partnerships in Education and Community Enrichment)
Doctor of Humane Letters

Leon Wieseltier
Literary editor, The New Republic
Doctor of Humane Letters