Butler Receives Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters
Judge Ben Cantrell, Chair of Bethel’s Board of Trustees, presented Bethel Interim President Walter Butler with a Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Bethel during 3 p.m. Commencement services on Saturday, May 10. The degree was awarded to Butler after the board voted to bestow the honor.
A Doctor of Humane Letters is an honorary degree conferred to those who have distinguished themselves in fields such as those of science, religion, literature or government.
“This is truly the most meaningful honor I’ve ever received,” Butler said.