Thursday, August 26, 2021

TO:                 Deans, Directors, and Departmental Executive Officers

FROM:           The Honorary Degree Selection Committee


DATE:            August 26, 2021

Reminder: The University of Iowa Honorary Degree Selection Committee seeks nominations for the 2021-2022 academic year. These prestigious awards may be conferred upon individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary achievements in such areas as scholarship (to include research or artistic creation), education, social activism, human rights, innovation, or invention beneficial to society, and humanitarian outreach. Nominations where philanthropy or the possibility of future endowments to the institution 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 or contact Kimberly Nye in the Office of the Provost on 319-467-4674. 

The deadline to receive nomination packets is Friday, September 17, 2021.