The Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Endowment

Enriching the Dartmouth community through connections with the world’s leading minds, the Montgomery Fellows Program invites distinguished luminaries, whose contributions to the universe of ideas and the cultural and political fabric of society have been notable and widely recognized.

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Montgomery Fellow Anna Deveare Smith to receive 2017 honorary doctorate

Anna Deveare Smith, a playwright and actor who served as an in-residence Montgomery Fellow during the Fall 2015 term, will be receiving an honorary doctorate of letters from Dartmouth College during Dartmouth's 2017 Commencement ceremony. Best known for crafting one-woman, multi-character plays about American social issues, Smith has earned much recognition for her contributions to theatre. In 2013, Smith received the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in the arts, as well as the National Humanities Medal.

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