Thomas B. Buck Jr. will be given an honorary degree Saturday at the Columbus State University graduation.
Buck is a senior member of the CSU Foundation Board of Trustees and is the only remaining charter member of the CSU Foundation serving continuously on its Board of Directors since 1963.
CSU will award 450 degrees Saturday in the school's Lumpkin Center. The speaker will be Patrick Pittard, the retired chairman of the board of Heidrick and Struggles International Inc.
Graduation will begin at 10 a.m.