Honorary Degrees & Special Awards Committee
Charge and Composition:
The committee consists of six members elected by the voting faculty
to staggered three-year terms. The secretary of the faculty is a member
of the committee ex officio. The committee considers nominations from the
faculty for (1) Honorary Degrees, awarded at Commencement each May; (2)
Distinguished Alumnus and Alumna Awards, presented each University Day,
12 October; (3) the Thomas Jefferson Award; and (4) the O. Max Gardner
Award. Nominees for Honorary Degrees and Distinguished Alumnus and Alumna
Awards are recommended for approval to the Faculty Council and the Board
of Trustees. The chancellor presents the nominee for the Gardner Award
to the Board of Governors.
|Barbara B. Moran, Chair
||Information & Library Sciences
|Laurence G. Avery
|Joseph Ferrell (ex officio)
||Secretary of the Faculty
|Townsend Ludington, Jr.
|Chuck Stone Jr.
||Journalism & Mass Communication
||School of Business
||2001 (replacing Anne Dellinger, who retired)
|Frank C. Wilson Jr.
Last modified: August 17, 1999