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Oakley, Stonecipher To Receive Honorary Degrees

/ The Upper Cumberland's News Leader
Oakley, Stonecipher To Receive Honorary Degrees

Tennessee Tech will award honorary degrees to longtime Upper Cumberland resident Millard Oakley and former Boeing executive Harry Stonecipher.

Stonecipher spent better than 50 years in aerospace. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Boeing from 1997-2002. He began his career at General Motors in 1960 beginning as a lab technician. In 1960, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Tennessee Tech.

Oakley attended Tech in the 1950s before getting his law degree from Cumberland University. A former legislator and county attorney for Overton County, Oakley has been a philanthropist across the community, donating money to Tennessee Tech and Overton County projects.

Oakley will receive the Doctorate of Agriculture while Stonecipher will be honored with the Doctor of Engineering.


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