- Associated Press - Monday, April 6, 2015

ALMA, Mich. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Gary Peters plans to deliver the commencement address to the graduating class at Alma College.

The Michigan Democrat has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the college. The Detroit News reports (https://bit.ly/1DEDRxM ) the private liberal arts school plans to present Peters with an honorary doctor of letters degree during the April 18 ceremony.

The school’s President Jeff Abernathy describes Peters as “one of our state’s most accomplished leaders” and says he has “a strong commitment to higher education.”

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Information from: The Detroit News, https://detnews.com/

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