FranU Awards First Ever Honorary Degree

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University will award Nursing Alum Delores “Dee” LeJeune ’69 at its graduation on May 11 at the Raising Cane’s River Center with its first ever honorary degree.

LeJeune served as a bed-side nurse, nurse leader, chief nursing officer, Joint Commission consultant, hospital chief operating officer, president and CEO, all before retiring in 2012.

There will be 175 students graduating from the schools of arts and sciences, nursing, and health professions.