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UMass voids honor awarded to Mugabe

Trustees revoke degree given in 1986

By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / June 13, 2008

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The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees yesterday revoked an honorary degree awarded two decades ago to President Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwe dictator whose brutal crackdown against political opponents and systemic human rights abuses have made him an international pariah. (Full article: 556 words)

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