Honorary degree nominations


The deadline for Honorary Degree nominations is Oct. 4, 2019. Please consider nominating someone for the university’s highest honor.

Upon recommendation by the president and approval by the Board of Trustees, honorary degrees are awarded to individuals who have achieved unusual distinction in service to the university and/or society in such areas as research, scholarship, education, the arts, humanities, the professions, business, government service, civic affairs, human rights, humanitarian outreach, social activism, innovation and invention.

Please note that the following are not eligible to be awarded an honorary doctorate: Current members of the State Board of Regents; current members of the University of Utah Board of Trustees; current members of the University of Utah faculty and staff.

Submission deadline: Oct. 4, 2019

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