Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to give a speech and receive an honorary degree at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, on Friday September 13th 2013, from 2.15 p.m. BST.
Secretary Clinton will give the graduation address at Younger Hall, North Street, St Andrews, concluding a ceremony marking the 600th Anniversary of St Andrews, the third oldest university in the English-speaking world.
It will be Secretary Clinton’s first foreign visit and speech since her term as Secretary of State concluded in February 2013.
She is one of 18 prominent scholars and intellectuals to be honoured by St Andrews on Friday. They include the former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, classicist Professor Mary Beard, inventor of the world-wide-web Professor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace, particle physicist Professor Peter Higgs, anthropologist Professor Dame Marilyn Strathern and the philosopher, Professor Nancy Cartwright.
Secretary Clinton’s address is scheduled to begin at approximately 5.05 p.m. BST
Issued by the University of St Andrews