Senate Committee on Honorary Degrees and Other Forms of Recognition

The Senate Committee on Honorary Degrees and Other Forms of Recognition considers and recommends to Senate candidates for honorary degrees and advises Senate on the criteria and qualifications for candidates.

The committee meets twice a year, end of September and end of March.

Click here for the Committee's Terms of Reference

Annual Reports
2021-2022
2020-2021
2019-2020
2018-2019
2017-2018

Membership and Composition effective July 1, 2022

  Name                                Faculty or Department       Composition

Marion Buller (Chair) Chancellor Chancellor, Chair
(ex-officio, voting)
Kieka Mynhardt
(term ends June 30, 2024)
Science 6 members, at least 2 of whom must be members of Senate*, who are either faculty members, a professional librarian or a continuing sessional instructor
(voting)
Denise Cloutier
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Social Sciences
Jonathan Bengtson *
(term ends June 30, 2025)
University Librarian
TBD
(term ends June 30, 2025)
TBD
Sara Humphreys
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Humanities
Brock Smith *
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
Nathaniel Hope Tucker
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Student Senator 1 student member of Senate
(voting)
Glenda Wyatt
(term ends June 30, 2023)
1 Alumni Association representative
(voting)
Kevin Hall President and Vice-Chancellor President or nominee
(ex-officio, voting)
Ian Case Director, Ceremonies and Special Events
(ex-officio, non-voting)
Ada Saab Associate University Secretary Secretary