President Levin honored by Chinese University of Hong Kong

In a recent ceremony on campus, President Richard C. Levin was presented an honorary Doctor of Law degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in recognition of his outstanding contributions to educational, academic, and cultural progress, the promotion of community welfare, and the development of the University.A delegation led by CUHK President Joseph Sung attended the ceremony.

Levin was one of three honorary degree recipients announced at CUHK's 72nd Congregation for the Conferment of Degrees, held at the school in December. Levin's degree was originally conferred in abstentia and presented via a video message at the Congregation. The other honorees were Bell Yung, a music professor at the University of Pittsburgh who specializes in Chinese music, and Father Alfred J. Deignan, a missionary and former school principal in Hong Kong who founded and currently chairs the Hong Kong International Institute of Educational Leadership.