Committee Description

HONORARY DEGREES COMMITTEE

A. Powers and Duties

The Committee shall:

1. Solicit and receive recommendations for honorary degrees.

2. Submit nominations to Council for approval.

3. In advance of any meeting called to discuss a nominee, the Chair shall send the list of nominees, with supporting documents, to the members of the Committee.

4. The Chair shall maintain a file of all nominees and documents supporting their nomination.

B. Membership

The Committee shall consist of seven members:

1. The President of the College, or designee, shall be Chair and serve, ex-officio, nonvoting.

2. Three faculty members, appointed by the Committee on Committees for staggered two-year terms.

3. The advisor to the senior class.

4. The Senior Class President.

5. One graduate student, appointed by the Vice President for Academic Affairs for a one-year term.