Lynchburg, Virginia – Concerned Women for America CEO and President Penny Young Nance was recently presented with an honorary doctorate degree at Liberty University’s 43rd Commencement. Nance is a graduate of Liberty University and is recognized as an authority on cultural, family, children, and conservative issues. She, together with Concerned Women for America, has been a valued partner of the University, providing opportunities for Liberty students to intern and work in the nation’s capital.
During the ceremony, President Jerry Falwell, Jr., quoted Sean Hannity referring to Nance as a “rock star” in the conservative world. Falwell awarded Nance her honorary Doctor of Humanities in recognition of her “contribution to our nation and in acknowledgement of her leadership in the fight to preserve those values upon which this nation was founded.”
Beverly LaHaye, the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Concerned Women for America, said:
“We are so proud of the recognition that was bestowed upon our CEO and President Penny Young Nance by Liberty University. Penny came to CWA as a young woman and worked as CWA’s Legislative Director; her commitment to the families of this country has been life-long, and we know that she will continue that work through Concerned Women for America and in the nurturing and mentoring of young women both on our staff and in our Young Women for America Chapters.”