Honorary Degree Awards

Policy number: 
04.003
Policy description: 

The award of an honorary degree by a university is an extension of its role as the unique institution in society devoted to the discovery, transmission and preservation of knowledge.  The University of North Texas may award an honorary degree to individuals who, by their extraordinary achievements, add substantial knowledge to or better society as a whole, whether through the professions, arts, humanities, science, or service.

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Policy owner: Office of the President
Policy contact: 
Ruby Raines
Executive Assistant to the President
President
Applies to: 
Faculty, Staff, Students, All University
Date Issued: 
Friday, October 23, 1981

Last updated: 

Date: 
2011-05-01
Action: 
Format Only
Date: 
2009-01-26
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to improve clarity to the eligibility criteria, guidelines for the nomination process, approval process, and the composition of the Honorary Degree Committee. Effective 01/26/2009.
Date: 
1998-08-01
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
1994-08-01
Action: 
Revision