UU to Confer Honorary Degree on Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton
Senator Clinton is due to deliver the latest Tip O’Neill Lecture on the theme of Peace and Reconciliation in the Modern World, on Thursday 26 August.
The Lecture will be incorporated into a special graduation ceremony during which Senator Clinton will be conferred with the degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD).
Hillary Clinton has been a Senator since November 2000, the only First Lady ever elected to the US Senate.
Her husband, President Bill Clinton, received an honorary degree from the University during his visit to
Professor Gerry McKenna, Vice-Chancellor of the
Attendance at the Lecture is by invitation only.
The Tip O’Neill Chair is supported by the Ireland Funds, and commemorates the distinguished former Speaker of the US House of Representatives, who was well known for his consistent work and commitment to promote peace, reconciliation and justice in