CEU Awards Honorary Doctorate to Former CEU President and Rector Yehuda Elkana

February 15, 2012

CEU awarded the degree of Honorary Doctor of Philosophy to Yehuda Elkana in recognition of his outstanding scholarly contributions and academic leadership at a ceremony in the auditorium on Feb. 3. President and Rector John Shattuck conferred the doctorate following remarks by Andras Sajo, judge at the European Court of Human Rights, and Leon Botstein, Chairman of the CEU Board of Trustees. The event included a panel discussion on “The University in the 21st Century: Teaching at the Dawn of the Digital Age.” Elkana served as CEU president and rector from 1999 to 2009.

For the video of the event, see http://www.ceu.hu/video/2012-02-14/ceu-president-and-rector-emeritus-yehuda-elkana-awarded-honorary-doctorate.