Honorary Degree Recipients
At the 2013 Commencement ceremony, Dickinson bestowed honorary degrees on the following distinguished individuals:
Reynold Levy Wilfried Müller Samuel Rose '58 Malcolm H. Wiener
Reynold Levy, president of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Doctor of Public Service
Levy is a 1966 graduate of Hobart College and holds a law degree from Columbia University and a master's degree and Ph.D. in government and foreign affairs from the University of Virginia. He was appointed president of Lincoln Center in March 2002. During his tenure, Lincoln Center's award-winning and critically acclaimed programs have flourished, and it has undergone an unprecedented physical modernization and expansion of its 16-acre campus, for which Levy received the 2009 Design Patron Award, granted by the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt Museum. His leadership continues a distinguished career of public service. Previously, he served as president of the International Rescue Committee, the senior officer of AT&T in charge of government relations, president of the AT&T Foundation, executive director of the 92nd Street Y and staff director of the Task Force on the New York City Fiscal Crisis.
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Wilfried Müller, former rector of the University of Bremen and spokesman for the Association of North German Universities, Doctor of Liberal Education
Müller earned a degree in chemistry from the University of Kiel in 1971 and continued his studies in philosophy, educational studies and sociology at the University of Hamburg, where he received his Ph.D. in 1974. He served as a research assistant at the University of Hamburg beginning in 1971. In 1976 he was appointed assistant professor for "education and professional practice of engineers" at the University of Bremen. In 1979 he was promoted to full professor of "social-sciences about technical innovations" and served as executive director of the Research Center for Work and Technology until his appointment as vice rector for teaching and learning in 1997. In 2002, Müller was elected rector of the University of Bremen, a position he held for 10 years. Under his leadership, the university and Dickinson have entered into a mutually beneficial graduate-degree program agreement in numerous fields.
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Samuel G. Rose '58, founding partner of Greenebaum & Rose Associates, Doctor of Philanthropy
Rose is a 1958 graduate of Dickinson and 1961 graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law. He joined the Rouse Co., a Columbia, Md.-based developer, in 1960 and worked there for 12 years. In 1966, he helped open a Rouse Company branch office in San Francisco, and in 1969 opened a second office in Los Angeles. In 1980, he founded Greenebaum & Rose Associates, where he had overall responsibility for the commercial-development activities of the company, primarily in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Rose has over 40 years experience in commercial development, and he has personally overseen the development and management of over 5 million square feet of office space.
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Malcolm H. Wiener, founder of the Institute for Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP), Doctor of Archaeology
Wiener is a graduate of Harvard College and the Harvard Law School and served as a naval officer. Later he practiced law and founded an investment-management firm. Wiener founded INSTAP in 1981 to support the study of the emergence of civilization in the Aegean and related areas of the Near East, Egypt and the Central Mediterranean from the first appearance of humankind until 700 B.C. This time span includes the first appearance of complex societies in Minoan Crete and Mycenaean Greece in the second millennium B.C.
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