Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway has been awarded an honorary doctor of letters degree from Hastings (Neb.) College.
He received the award at the college's graduation ceremony May 20, when he gave the commencement address. After graduating from Hastings (Neb.) High School, Hemenway attended the college for two years before transferring to the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
The award was in honor of Hemenway's "long and distinguished record of service to higher education and his many accomplishments as a teacher, administrator and scholar."