News Archive 2009-2018

Bowdoin Announces 2010 Honorary Degree Recipients Archives

Bowdoin College will award four honorary degrees at its 205th Commencement exercises Saturday, May 29, 2010. The ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. on the Quad in front of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Honorary degrees will be awarded to author and lifelong educator Joan Cannady Countryman; Overseer of the College Emeritus, Oak Hill Capital Partners Managing Partner and philanthropist J. Taylor Crandall ’76; Spencer Foundation President, economist and author Michael McPherson; and internationally-known researcher and Brandeis University’s Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield Professor of Neuroscience and Biology Department Chair Eve E. Marder.