Honorary Degrees Committee

Call for Nominations PDF


The charge of the Honorary Degrees Committee is to recommend to the Board of Curators, through the Faculty Council, the names of individuals to be considered for honorary degrees at commencement. The Committee will also recommend recipients for other University honors as requested by the Chancellor.

Regulatory Authority

Not applicable


  • 10 faculty members (selected by Faculty Council)
  • 1 staff member (selected by Staff Advisory Council)
  • 1 retired faculty member (selected by the MU Retirees Association)
  • Designee of the Chancellor
  • Designee of the Provost

Liaisons from

Not applicable

Liaisons to

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Selected by Faculty Council, after consultation with the Committee.

Staff Support

Provided by Office of the Chancellor.