Honorary Degree Recipient
Doctor of Laws
College of Natural Resources, October 8, 2001
Leigh H. Perkins, Sr. is among the most distinguished conservationists and conscientious corporate leaders in America today. He has helped some of the most prominent and important conservation organizations in the world to modernize their practices, create scientific research programs and achieve their potential for service. His work has helped hundreds of underprivileged youth obtain a college education and has volunteered his goodwill, time and resources to create a permanent forest wildlife research program at the University of Minnesota.
Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.