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2:16 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Former Governor Honored By NIU Law School

Scoreboard shot of former Governor Jim Thompson receiving his honorary degree from NIU's law school Saturday, May 25th.
Credit Susan Stephens / WNIJ

Former Illinois Governor Jim Thompson never attended Northern Illinois University…but this weekend, his connections to the law school earned him an honorary doctorate.

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9:51 am
Wed May 22, 2013

Former Governor To Receive Honorary Degree

Former Illinois Governor Jim Thompson
Credit Winston and Strawn

NIU's College of Law will present an Honorary Doctorate of Law to former Illinois Gov. James R. Thompson during its Saturday, May 25, commencement ceremony. He will also be  the commencement speaker.

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