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

School/Department

Term Expires

Richard N. "Pete" Andrews

School of Public Health 

2004

Stephen Birdsall (On leave, Fall '03)
Geography
2006

James A. Bryan II

School of Medicine

2004

Linda Dykstra

Psychology

2005

Joseph Ferrell

(Secretary of the Faculty)

(ex officio)

William Ferris
History
2006

Joy S. Kasson (On leave, Fall '03)

American Studies

2005

Margaret Miles (Replacing Kasson, Fall '03)
School of Nursing
2003
Carol Tobin (Replacing Birdsall, Fall '03)
Academic Affairs Library
2003

Last modified: October 7, 2003