Chancellor awarded honorary degree from Kingston University

Chancellor Philip L. Dubois recently received an honorary Doctor of Arts from Kingston University, located in London, England.

In presenting the honorary degree, Julius Weinberg, professor and vice chancellor at Kingston University, noted it was in recognition of the chancellor’s “outstanding contribution to internationalism, specifically to acknowledge the depth and value of the partnership between Kingston University and UNC Charlotte over the past 30 years, which has enhanced the academic life of so many students and staff across both institutions.”

He added that Dubois is a respected academic who is renowned for outstanding efforts to promote and support education and institutional advancement during a highly successful 40-year career.

UNC Charlotte and Kingston University have been partners since 1981; officials note the cooperation between the institutions covers multiple strands that seek collaboration for mutual benefit and includes student exchanges as well as the involvement of teaching and administrative staff in joint activities.