Hillary Clinton receives honorary degree from Oxford

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton joined some distinguished company as she collected an honorary degree in person from the United Kingdom’s University of Oxford, writes Helen William for Evening Standard.

Clinton has been the US first lady, the first lady of Arkansas, the 67th US secretary of state and a presidential candidate. She also spent five decades in public service as an advocate, lawyer, activist and volunteer.

She was joined by author Jeanette Winterson and England’s former chief medical officer Professor Dame Sally Davies in receiving honorary degrees on Wednesday 22 September. Actress, playwright, teacher and author Professor Anna Deavere Smith, historian Professor Linda Colley and Labour peer Baroness Ruth Lister, who campaigns for human rights, social justice and citizenship issues, were the other recipients.
Full report on the Evening Standard site