Committee on Honorary Degrees

José Díaz, 2017-2018 Chair
Committee Members
Duties and Responsibilities
Preliminary Nomination Materials

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2017-2018
Annual Report 2016-2017
Annual Report 2015-2016

Types of Honorary Degrees


3335-1-03 (A) (3)
After consultation with the steering committee of
the university senate, the president may recommend to the board of trustees
candidates for honorary degrees. The number of candidates so recommended
shall be limited to eight per calendar year. This right and its limitation
in no way abrogates the power of the university senate to recommend
candidates for honorary degrees (rule 3335-5-41 of the Administrative

Recommended by Senate/Committee

3335-5-41 Powers

The university senate, subject to the authority of the board of trustees,
shall have the power:

(A) Under delegation by the university faculty to establish the educational
and academic policies of the university, to recommend the establishment,
abolition, and alteration of educational units and programs of study, to recommend
to the board of trustees candidates for honorary degrees
to recommend candidates for degrees and certificates (which power shall
be reserved to the faculty and administrative members of the university