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.

Roster:
 

Name

Department

Term Expires

Joseph Ferrell (ex officio)

Secretary of the Faculty

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George S. Lensing, Jr.

English

2003

Townsend Ludington, Jr.

English

2002

Anne Fishel

(replacing Chuck Stone, who resigned)

Nursing

2002

Rollie Tillman

School of Business

2001 (replacing Anne Dellinger, who retired)

Ruel W. Tyson, Jr.

Religious Studies

2003

Frank C. Wilson Jr., Chair

Orthopaedics

2001

 

 
 

Last modified: August 17, 2000