Faculty Honored 6

Faculty Honored 6

Steve A. Garban, chairman of the Penn State Board of Trustees, second from left, congratulates Jigmi Y. Thinley, prime minister of the Royal Government of Bhutan, on being named a Penn State Distinguished Alumnus. Thinley, who earned his graduate degree from Penn State in 1976, is the first Penn State alumnus to be the leader of a nation. The Distinguished Alumnus award is the University's highest award for an individual, and is a permanent, lifelong designation.

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