Committee on Honorary Degrees
Purpose: Review nominations and select recipients for University Honorary Degrees according to the following procedures as outlined in the Constitution and Bylaws of the Faculty with no more than two honorary degrees to be conferred annually.
Membership: The Committee on Honorary Degrees shall comprise the following: one faculty member from each academic college appointed by the Chair of the Faculty Senate; one faculty member from each entity so identified in https://www.missouristate.edu/facultysenate/entities.htm, appointed by the Chair of the Faculty Senate; the dean of the Graduate College or an appointed representative; the Provost or an appointed representative; and one student selected from either the Honors College or the Graduate College. The Chair of the Faculty Senate shall appoint one of the faculty representatives to serve as chair of the committee. The Past-Chair of the Faculty Senate shall serve on the Committee on Honorary Degrees as an ex officio member without vote.
Tom Dicke, CHPA (Chair)
Tammi Davis, CEFS, COE
Margaret Weaver, RCOAL
Richard Johnson, DCOA
D. Wayne Mitchell, MCHHS
Carrisa Hoelscher, Interim Associate Dean of the Graduate College
Chris Craig, Deputy Provost
TBA, Student Representative, Honors College
Chris Herr, Faculty Senate Past-Chair, ex officio
Updated September 14, 2022