Alumnus Max Berger Awarded Honorary Degree At Baruch College 2019 Commencement

June 3, 2019

On June 3, 2019, Baruch College awarded alumnus Max Berger (’68) the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, at the 2019 Commencement ceremony in recognition of his decades-long dedication to the mission and vision of the College, describing him as “one of the most influential individuals in the history of Baruch College.” The degree is the highest honor Baruch College confers upon an individual for non-academic achievement.

A long-time member of the Board of Trustees of Baruch College, he served as the President of the Baruch College Fund from 2015-2019 and now serves as its Chairman. He established the Max Berger Pre-Law Program at Baruch College, which assists high-potential Baruch College students to gain admission to the nation’s top law schools and has served the academic community in numerous capacities.

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