Honorary degree nominations sought by Dec. 18

Members of the University Council are invited to nominate outstanding individuals for an honorary degree to be awarded at an upcoming UND commencement ceremony.

Honorary degrees are conferred by UND to nominees who have reached a level of distinction in their field, and have outstanding service to the nation, to the state, and to the University.

The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, Dec. 18, 2020.

The applicable State Board of Higher Education policy, institutional criteria and standards can be found here. Please review this information prior to submitting a nomination.

The University Senate Honorary Degrees Committee requests that nominations and all supporting materials be emailed to Chelsie.m.johnson@UND.edu by Dec. 18.

If you have questions about the Honorary Degree process, please contact Provost Debbie Storrs (777-0960 or debbie.storrs@UND.edu) or Chelsie Johnson (777-2167 or Chelsie.m.johnson@UND.edu).