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Lubar receives honorary doctorate

May 28th, 2009

Sheldon B. Lubar received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison at its Ph.D. and professional degrees commencement ceremony on May 15.

As with all such degrees, it was awarded in recognition of Lubar’s “extraordinary accomplishment and achievement,” according to a release.

A successful businessman, Lubar is also known for his “civic commitment, government service and support of education.” He has served on many boards, including the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, and has been involved in a range of local civic and arts organizations.

He served as president of the UW System Board of Regents and has been involved in UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee, Marquette University, University of Chicago and Beloit College.