HILLARY CLINTON, ROWAN WILLIAMS, TIM BERNERS-LEE, JANE GOODALL AND MARY BEARD HONOURED AT ST ANDREWS
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave a speech and received an honorary degree at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, on Friday September 13th 2013.
Secretary Clinton gave the graduation address at Younger Hall, North Street, St Andrews, concluding a ceremony marking the 600th Anniversary of St Andrews, the third oldest university in the English-speaking world.
It was Secretary Clinton’s first foreign visit and speech since her term as Secretary of State concluded in February 2013.
She is one of 18 prominent scholars and intellectuals honoured by St Andrews. They included the former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, classicist Professor Mary Beard, inventor of the world-wide-web Professor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace, particle physicist Professor Peter Higgs, anthropologist Professor Dame Marilyn Strathern and the philosopher, Professor Nancy Cartwright.
The full roll of honorary graduates is at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/600/events/celebration/graduationceremony
Dr Jane Goodall meeting Secretary Hilary Clinton
Dr Jane Goodall with Professor Andrew Whiten