She lectured at Harvard. Now Barbra Streisand is going to get an honorary doctorate from Brandeis in Waltham, Mass.

Streisand was chosen because of her support of human rights issues and her contribution to the arts, said university spokesman Dennis Nealon.Streisand will receive the honorary doctor of letters degree, her first, at the May 21 commencement. Other honorary degree recipients will include philanthropist Walter Annenberg, journalist Daniel Schorr and author Conor Cruise O'Brien.