Hillary Clinton Receives Honorary Degree From St Andrews University, Scotland

Category: Media & Culture / Sep 13, 2013 2:53PM EDT

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received an honorary degree at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, on Friday (September 13) in recognition of her achievements as a politician and diplomat.

Clinton, making her first foreign visit since ending a four-year term as Secretary of State in February, gave the graduation address, concluding a ceremony marking the 600th anniversary of St Andrews, the third oldest university in the English-speaking world.

Clinton was one of 18 prominent scholars and intellectuals to be honored by St Andrews on Friday. The university said the award was also in recognition of her work to promote education, democracy and female empowerment.

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