Committee will convene as needed
Invites nominations for honorary degrees each fall for upcoming commencement year. Recommends two to four individuals of prominence and achievement to Board of Trustees for final approval.
Recommendatory to the President.
Typically three or four meetings are held beginning in October and concluding in January, with a recommendation to the trustees at the February board meeting.
Chaired by Provost. Membership includes a member of Public Relations, one academic dean, one Jesuit, and one appointee each from the Academic Assembly, SUSA, and ASSU. Terms are for one year and are renewable.
Committee members and Cabinet
Seattle University awarded its first honorary degree at the 1948 commencement ceremonies.