J. Donald Monan, S.J. and George H.W. Bush in 1982

Boston College conferred an honorary Doctor of Laws degree upon United States Vice President George H.W. Bush in 1982, the year that his daughter Dorothy graduated from the University with a bachelor's degree in sociology. He is shown above with then-University President J. Donald Monan, S.J., and below with Fr. Monan and then-U.S. District Court Judge and Boston College trustee David Nelson '57, J.D. '60, H’79. (JET Photography)

J. Donald Monan, S.J.: George H.W. Bush; and U.S. District Judge David Nelson in 1982