Senator Collins Will Receive 12th Honorary Degree

Published: May. 27, 2017 at 3:05 PM EDT
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Lewiston, ME - U.S. Senator Susan Collins will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters at Bates College’s 2017 Commencement ceremony tomorrow.

This is the 12th honorary degree Senator Collins has received from a college or university during her time in the Senate.

The Commencement will take place on the Historic Quad or in Merrill Gymnasium in the event of inclement weather.

Senator Collins has previously received honorary degrees from the following 11 colleges and universities:

• Husson University

• University of New England

• Maine Maritime Academy

• University of Maine at Presque Isle

• University of Maine at Augusta

• University of Maine, Orono

• Thomas College

• Unity College

• Colby College

• Middlebury College

• St. Lawrence University