Governance
   
   
  

Honorary Degrees Committee

2017-18

Terms of Reference

  • Identify potential recipients of honorary degrees, invite recipients to accept the honour, and report to the Senate and the Council

Main Activities

  • Invite confidential nominations for honorary degrees from members of the Senate and the Council and other senior members of the University
  • Taking into account the regional, national and international roles of the University, the academic, professional or other distinctions of potential recipients and particular services they may have rendered to the University, identify potential recipients of honorary degrees
  • Invite potential recipients to accept the honour, and report to the Senate and the Council

Constitution

President and Vice-Chancellor (Chair): Professor Shearer West

The Pro-Chancellors: Mr John Mills, Dr Hamid Mughal

A Pro-Vice-Chancellor: Professor Dame Jessica Corner

Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement: Professor Nick Miles

One Arts-based Professor appointed by the Senate: Vacancy

One Science-based Professor appointed by the Senate: Professor Zoe Wilson (2018)

One Arts-based non-professorial member of the Senate: Dr Nick Thomas (2019)

One Science-based non-professorial member of the Senate: Dr June McCombie (2019)

Secretary: Registrar (Dr Paul Greatrix)

 

Professor Graham Kendall and Professor Chris Rudd are on the Committee as virtual members. 

 

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