ND, SMC award honorary degrees
Observer Staff Report
Notre Dame and Saint Mary's will award honorary degrees to distinguished figures in a variety of fields this weekend.
Notre Dame recipients include: President Bush; John Bahcall, distinguished astrophysicist; Father Cyprian Davis, professor of church history at Saint Meinrad School of Theology; Marilou Eldred, president of Saint Mary's; Louis Gerstner, Jr., chairman of the board and chief executive officer of IBM; John Jordan II, founder of The Jordan Company and a Notre Dame trustee; William Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize-winning author; Archbishop Giuseppe Pittau, secretary of the Congregation for Catholic Education; Sara Martinez Tucker, president and chief executive officer of the National Hispanic Scholarship Fund; and Andrew Viterbi, cofounder of Qualcomm and now president of Viterbi Group, LLC.
Saint Mary's recipients include: Brother Richard Gilman, president of Holy Cross College; Margaret McCarthy, an accomplished writer and lecturer for the college; and Ernestine Raclin, a leader in business, education and voluntary community and social service activities at the local, state and national levels.
All News Stories for Friday, May 18, 2001