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Alumni Brothers to Receive Hope College Honorary Doctorates
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HOLLAND - Hope College will present honorary degrees to Dr. Larry Siedentop and Dr. Daryl Siedentop, who are brothers as well as Hope alumni, for distinguished service as scholars and educators, on Thursday, Sept. 22.

Larry Siedentop, a 1957 graduate from Oxford, England, is a political philosopher and historian of political thought retired from the faculty of Keble College at the University of Oxford and among other distinctions is the author of the book "Democracy in Europe," acclaimed internationally for informing discussion of the unification of Europe.  He will receive the Doctor of Laws (LL.D.).

Daryl Siedentop, a 1960 graduate from Westerville, Ohio, is retired from the Sport and Exercise Science faculty of the OhioStateUniversity and has played a leadership role nationally and abroad in his research, writing and leadership focused on understanding and improving teacher effectiveness.  He will receive the Doctor of Letters (Litt.D.).

Each will present a public address on Thursday, Sept. 22, in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.  Daryl Siedentop will speak at 11 a.m., and Larry Siedentop will speak at 4 p.m. The public is invited to both lectures.  Admission is free. The degrees will be conferred later that day.


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