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
2020-2021
2019-2020
2018-2019
2017-2018
2016-2017

Membership and Composition effective July 1, 2021 

  Name                                Faculty or Department       Composition

Shelagh Rogers (Chair) Chancellor Chancellor, Chair
(ex-officio, voting)
TBD TBD 6 faculty members (at least 2 of whom must be members of Senate*)
(voting)
Denise Cloutier
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Social Sciences
Joseph Salem *
(term ends June 30, 2022)
Fine Arts
Elena Pnevmonidou
(term ends June 30, 2022)
Humanities
Sara Humphreys
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Humanities
Brock Smith *
(term ends June 30, 2023)
Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
Aidan Witts
(term ends June 30, 2022)
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