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UR to give honorary degree to Douglass (access required)

On the 200th anniversary of his birth, Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became an abolitionist and presidential counselor, will receive an honorary degree from the University of Rochester. UR will present the degree to Douglass’s great-great-great grandson, Kenneth B. Morris Jr. on May 20, commencement weekend at the university. It will be the first honorary degree ...

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