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ALF MAPP TO RECEIVE HONORARY DEGREE AT SUNDAY'S COMMENCEMENT

Alf J. Mapp Jr., eminent scholar emeritus and Louis I. Jaffe Professor Emeritus of English, will be awarded an honorary doctorate at the 103rd Old Dominion University commencement Sunday, Dec. 18 at at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.

Mapp is a nationally known author and historian. Among his many books are "The Faith of our Fathers," "Thomas Jefferson: A Strange Case of Mistaken Identity," "Thomas Jefferson: Passionate Pilgrim," and "Three Golden Ages."

A 1961 graduate of Old Dominion, Mapp taught at the university from 1961-92.

This article was posted on: December 15, 2005

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