21 June 2016

Honorary doctor Henk Hofland has died

Journalist, columnist and writer H.J.A. (Henk) Hofland has passed away at the age of 88. He was affiliated with the NRC Handelsblad, and the newspaper’s predecessors, his entire life. In 2001 Hofland received an honorary doctorate from Maastricht University, presented by his honorary supervisor Dr Wiel Kusters, professor of General and Dutch Literature. This title was bestowed by the University in recognition of Hofland’s complete oeuvre.