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Knox College Commencement 2008 Snapshots

Knox College Commencement 2008Madeleine Albright
Above, 259 graduates and thousands of family, friends and guests heard former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright give the commencement address. Albright was awarded an honorary doctor of humane letters.
Barry Bearak, Roger TaylorJessie Dixon, Alan Leshner
Knox also awarded honorary degrees to Barry Bearak, New York Times foreign correspondent and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, above left, with Knox College President Roger Taylor; and Alan I Leshner, Chief Executive Officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, above with Knox College Associate Professor Jessie Dixon.
Knox College CommencementMadeleine Albright
Leading the procession of the Class of 2008 was Student Marshal Elizabeth Barrios, above right, while the faculty and trustees were led by Professor Heather Hoffmann, below right with mace. With Hoffman are, from left, President Roger Taylor, Dean Lawrence Breitborde, Trustee Chair Jan Koran, and honorary degree recipients Barry Bearak and Alan Leshner.
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The Class of 2008 shared its moment in the sun with Old Main, as President Roger Taylor dedicated the newly repaired roof on the 150-year-old National Historic Landmark, the only building remaining from the Lincoln-Douglas Debates.Knox College Commencement

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Printed on Sunday, June 16, 2024