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Published April 25, 2011, 09:45 PM

Pomeroy to Receive Honorary Degree at UND Commencement

Former congressman Earl Pomeroy will receive an honorary degree from UND at its spring commencement. Pomeroy served as North Dakota's congressman for 18 years.

By: WDAZ Staff Report, WDAZ

Former congressman Earl Pomeroy will receive an honorary degree from UND at its spring commencement.

Pomeroy served as North Dakota's congressman for 18 years.

He will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree during Spring Commencement at 1:30 p.m. May 14, in the Alerus Center.

Pomeroy will also be the speaker at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences commencement the next day.

A Valley City native and UND alum, Pomeroy was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1992 and served as North Dakota's only congressman until 2010.

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