Honorary Degrees

N.B.: The detail displayed about each honorary degree recipient varies, as the database was compiled from a variety of sources. However, more information may be available at the University Archives.

Name: Xiaoping Xu, MA
Convocation date: June 7, 2017
Citation / biographical information:
International investor, philanthropist and educator, Xiaoping (Bob) Xu graduated from the U of S with a master's degree in music in 1992. Xu has become a mentor for Chinese students studying abroad, and one of the world's leading venture capitalists. He has also become a dedicated philanthropist and a proud proponent of the U of S, with Xu and his wife Ling Chen donating $3 million in support of the university's music program. The founder of ZhenFund, Xu's investment strategies earned him a spot on Forbes Magazine's Midas List of the world's top 100 venture capitalists.
Degree received: Doctor of Laws

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