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June 02, 2012
Knox College conducted its 167th Commencement exercises on the South Lawn of Old Main. Brigadier General Mark Martins and Knox senior Gregory Noth addressed the Class of 2012 before President Teresa Amott welcomed the graduates to the alumni community. Sir Andrew Davis, music director and principal conductor of Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Joseph S. Francisco, William E. Moore Distinguished Professor of Physical Chemistry at Purdue University, were each awarded honorary degrees.
Read: Transcript of Presentation of Doctor of Science to Joseph S. Francisco, Presented by Mary Crawford '89 -- Professor of Chemistry
Read: Transcript of Presentation of Doctor of Fine Arts to Sir Andrew Davis, Presented by Bruce Polay -- Professor of Music, Artistic Director/Conductor of the Knox-Galesburg Symphony
Read: Transcript of Presentation of Doctor of Laws to Brigadier General Mark Martins, Presented by Lane V. Sunderland -- Chancie Ferris Booth Professor of Political Science