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
2018-2019
2017-2018
2016-2017
2015-2016

Membership and Composition  

  Name                                Faculty or Department       Composition

Shelagh Rogers (Chair) Chancellor Chancellor, Chair
(ex-officio, voting)
Kieka Mynhardt
(term ends June 30, 2021)
Science 6 faculty members (at least 2 of whom must be members of Senate*)
(voting)
Rita Dhamoon
(term ends June 30, 2022)
Social Sciences
Joseph Salem*
(term ends June 30, 2022)
Fine Arts
Elena Pnevmonidou
(term ends June 30, 2022)
Humanities
TBD TBD
Brock Smith *
(term ends June 30, 2020)
Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
Sean Oliver
(term ends June 30, 2020)
Student Senator 1 student member of Senate
(voting)
Glenda Wyatt
(term ends June 30, 2020)
1 Alumni Association representative
(voting)
Jamie Cassels 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