Reminder: Honorary Degree Nominations Due November 1

By MaryAnn Taylor, October 18, 2021

Reminder: Honorary Degree Nominations Due November 1

The Office of the Provost invites you to consider making nominations for honorary degrees to be conferred by the Ithaca College Board of Trustees at May Commencement 2022.  Nominations must be received by completing the Honorary Degree Nomination Form available on the Provost website – Honorary Degree Nomination Form.  Rationale and supporting data are expected at the time of nomination, and the nomination form must be filled out completely.

The criteria are:

  • The nominee possesses a record of outstanding personal/public achievement, community service, philanthropic endeavors and interest in education and/or humanitarian programs.
  • The nominee is known for outstanding scholarly contributions and/or demonstration of some other significant service of benefit to humanity or Ithaca College.
  • The nominee has made outstanding contributions in the private sector of our society (i.e., the clergy, law, medicine, business, education, etc.) in ways that harmonize with the heritage, character, and mission of the College.

Completed nomination forms should be sent to the MaryAnn Taylor, Office of the Provost:

Nominations will continue to be accepted until close of business Monday, November 1, 2021. 

For information on the process, the Honorary Degrees Advisory Committee or the timeline, please go the Policy Manual, Section