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President, Texas Christian University

Honorary Doctor of Laws



From time to time it is proper for the University of Detroit to single out individual men and women whose lives illustrate what is meant by the achievement of an ideal. Tonight on the occasion of its 75th anniversary year, the University has chosen to be especially bountiful not only in the number of those whom it presents for emulation and for honor, but also in the wide diversity of the vocations in which they have made their dreams come true. I present, Very Reverend President, for the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws. McGruder Ellis Sadler, university president, educator, scholar, humanitarian, who during eleven years as President of Texas Christian University has brought abundant resources and fresh honors to a great institution of higher learning, and by sharing his administrative skills and Christian sympathies an the guidance of regional and national educational associations has significantly strengthened American education. Commencement, University of Detroit, June 11, 1952.

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