Another honoree is Ken Sherman is director of the Office of Marine Ecosystems Studies affiliated with NOAA, and is an adjunct professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. Sherman received the Oscar E. Sette Award by the American Fisheries Society in recognition of sustained excellence in marine fishery biology, and has authored over 100 published reports on marine plankton, fisheries, and ecosystems. He will be presented with an honorary doctorate of science degree.
Approximately 160 undergraduates will receive degrees from GMC this year in a ceremony. In addition, GMC will award degrees to graduates from both its master's degree programs.
Green Mountain College is a four year liberal arts college that takes the environment as a unifying theme for undergraduates in 21 major programs of study. Founded in 1834, Green Mountain College is celebrating its 175th anniversary.