Ceremony in Singapore

Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton and WUSTL Trustee David P. Conner present Lee Seng Tee, a director of the Lee Group of Companies, with an honorary doctor of humane letters degree in Singapore June 12. Lee, who is recognized internationally as a successful business executive, major philanthropist and patron of the arts, could not attend the May 16th Commencement ceremony at WUSTL because of health reasons. Lee’s commitment to improving people’s lives has been demonstrated through both the generosity of the Lee Foundation, which Lee directs, and his personal support of and passion for promoting higher education worldwide. Lee Group of Companies is a Singapore-based conglomerate of firms in industries that include rubber, pineapple, banking and investments.