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UMass chief asks degree be rescinded

Responds to urging of a key legislator

By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / May 13, 2008

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University of Massachusetts president Jack M. Wilson backed growing calls yesterday to rescind an honorary degree awarded to President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, who is facing international scorn and sanctions for his authoritarian regime's bloody campaign against political opponents. (Full article: 518 words)

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