Princeton awards six honorary degrees

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Princeton University awarded honorary degrees during Commencement exercises Sunday, May 16, to six New Jersey residents for their contributions to music, history, education, literature, public service, public health, social justice and ending homelessness. Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber awarded degrees to Jon Bon Jovi, musician and philanthropist; Linda Caldwell Epps, educator and CEO of 1804 Consultants; John Fleming, Princeton’s Louis W. Fairchild ’24 Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Emeritus; Rush Holt, physicist and eight-term member of Congress; Dr. Risa Juanita Lavizzo-Mourey, public health advocate and longtime president of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; and Constance Mercer Myers, founder and leader of HomeFront. This video is narrated by KTRK-TV anchor and Princeton trustee Melanie C. Lawson '76.

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