honorary degree

The school said the comedian's conviction proves he “engaged in abhorrent conduct antithetical to our university’s core values."
Trustees said Cosby's sexual assault conviction is "evidence of conduct that violates fundamental standards of decency."
Cosby was found guilty on Thursday of three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault.
"By staying silent we are bystanders; we normalize hate speech, condone discrimination and bullying."
Trump's anti-Muslim remarks are "wholly incompatible" with its values.
It was inappropriate to deny playwright Tony Kushner an honorary degree. Although, in my judgment, he is hostile to the State of Israel, he was not being honored by John Jay College for his views on Israel.
Obama will be delivering his address to the graduating class just 11 miles from the Phoenix Convention Center, where more than 10,000 supporters of the National Rifle Association (NRA) will be checking into their hotels for the NRA Annual Meeting.
Bestowing an honorary degree acknowledges importance, distinction, and achievement; it is not a blanket endorsement. Surely, Obama's importance, distinction and achievements merit such honors.
This is not the first time that ASU president Michael Crow has been sledge hammered by charges that he's a closet bigot.