An Honorary Doctorate for Christine Lagarde

June 6, 2014

Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetry Fund, withdrew as graduation speaker at Smith College this year as some students protested the organization she leads. But she is scheduled to get an honorary degree on Monday -- but not from Smith. She will receive one from Université de Montréal. A spokesman there said that the event was planned before the Smith controversy, and that no one has objected.


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