Honorary Degrees Committee
Terms of Reference
- Invite confidential nominations for honorary degrees from 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 whilst also promoting diversity conducting such due diligence as it deems necessary in order to identify potential recipients.
- Invite potential recipients to accept the honour, and report to the Senate and the Council.
- Consider the revocation of an honorary degree where the actions or honorary degree recipient warrant such an exceptional step. Where the Committee agrees the revocation of an honorary degree, it shall make a recommendation accordingly to Senate and the Council and inform the degree recipient.
President and Vice-Chancellor (Chair): Professor Shearer West
Chair of Council: Sir Keith O'Nions
Vice-Chair of Council: Nora Senior
Two Pro-Vice-Chancellors: Professor Katherine Linehan, Professor Robert Mokaya
Registrar: Dr Paul Greatrix
Provost (UNNC): Professor Nick Miles
Provost (UNM): Professor Sarah Metcalfe
Two Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellors: Professor Jeremy Gregory, Professor Zoe Wilson
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer: Helen Pennack
Director of CARO: Edith Prak
Student Representative: Sean Nolan (Sports Officer)
Secretary: Registrar (Dr Paul Greatrix)
(membership updated August 2022)
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