Three to Receive Honorary Degrees at 2018 Commencement

A social and religious justice visionary, a barrier-breaking athlete and activist and a pre-eminent scholar of teaching and teaching education will receive honorary degrees at Syracuse University’s 2018 Commencement on Sunday, May 13, at the Dome.

Bishop Borys Gudziak ’80, bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saint Vladimir the Great of Paris, director of external relations for the Greek Catholic Church and president of the Ukrainian Catholic University in L’viv, Ukraine; Kathrine Switzer ’68, G’72, the first woman to officially enter and run the Boston Marathon, who has spent her life championing women in sports; and Kenneth M. Zeichner G’70, G’76, distinguished author and teaching scholar and the Boeing Professor of Teacher Education at the University of Washington, will be honored at the 164th Commencement exercises for their extraordinary achievements and contributions to the world. Switzer will deliver the Commencement address at the ceremony.

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