University of Iowa

Call for Honorary Degree Nominations, Fall 2018

To: 
Deans, Directors, and Departmental Executive Officers
From: 
Susan Assouline, Director Belin-Blank Center, Myron & Jacqueline Blank and Professor of Gifted Education, and Chair of the Honorary Degree Selection Committee
Date: 
August 16, 2018
Subject: 
CALL FOR HONORARY DEGREE NOMINATIONS

The University of Iowa Honorary Degree Selection Committee seeks nominations for the 2018-19 academic year. These prestigious awards may be conferred upon individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary achievements in such areas as research, scholarship, education, artistic creation, social activism, human rights, innovation or invention beneficial to society, and humanitarian outreach. Nominations where philanthropy or the possibility of future endowments are the main focus will not be considered. Please note: this award is not conferred posthumously.

 

For more details about the policy and nomination criteria, see https://uiowa.edu/honorarydegrees/ or contact Evalyn Van Allen-Shalash in the Office of the Provost on 319-335-0142. The deadline to receive nomination packets is Friday, September 21, 2018.

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