Doesn't seem fair. Bust your butt for four years, your heavily mortgaged parents drive up for graduation in the old Dodge Dart, and out walks some actor or seedy politician for an honorary Ph.D. But colleges have their reasons--some of them justifiable:
ANDIE MACDOWELL Actress Lander U., S.C.
HUMANE LETTERS For charity work with hospitals and housing; success in her acting career
JON BON JOVI Singer/Actor Monmouth U., N.J.
HUMANITIES For his generosity to the Jersey Shore and adding to its "rich tradition of great rock"
FRED ROGERS TV Host Middlebury College, Vt.
LETTERS Exact citation not yet written. Suggestion: "Won't...