Maine Maritime Academy says Senator Susan Collins will be the principal speaker at the school’s May fifth
commencement in Castine.
Academy President Leonard Tyler said Collins will receive an honorary doctorate in recognition of her public service, including her advocacy of port and maritime security.
The academy will award 172 bachelor’s degrees and 16 master’s.
The class of ’07 includes graduates from 91 Maine communities, 25
other states and five foreign countries.