His Highness the Aga Khan Honors Vartan Gregorian with Major Gift to Brown University – article and images at Simerg com

“I am deeply moved and extremely grateful that the Aga Khan has chosen to make this wonderful gift to Brown University in my honor. It is particularly meaningful to me because the Aga Khan is internationally recognized as a major activist for civilized humanity and in promoting the universal values that unite and transcend us all.”

Vartan Gregorian, now President of Carnegie Corporation of New York, served as the 16th President of Brown University for nine years. Photo: Carnegie.org
Prince Karim Aga Khan IV has established the Aga Khan Visiting Professor of Islamic Humanities at Brown University in honor of Vartan Gregorian, President of Carnegie Corporation of New York, who served from 1988 to 1997 as President of Brown University. The gift of $2 million was announced following the October meeting of the Corporation of Brown University.

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May 27, 1996: His Highness the Aga Khan IV, 49th Ismaili Imam, in the company of other Honorary Degree recipients during Brown University’s Academic Procession. Photo: Malik Merchant, http://www.simerg.com. Copyright.


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