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Honorary Degree Advisory Committee

The Honorary Degrees Advisory Committee is a body with a representative from each of the five schools (Business, Communications, Health Sciences, and Human Performance, Humanities and Sciences, and Music). Each representative shall be selected by their unit. Terms are for three years, originally staggered by lot.

THE FOLLOWING HONORARY DEGREES ARE DESIGNATED IN THE ITHACA COLLEGE CHARTER:

Ithaca College embraces the privilege and opportunity to recognize outstanding leadership, scholarship, and/or personal achievement through the granting of honorary degrees. To safeguard the high character of such a degree and the name of Ithaca College, the candidates should be so distinguished in their own fields that the College, by honoring them, brings credit to itself.

Doctor of Fine Arts (D.F.A)
Doctor of Music (Mus.D.)
Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)
Doctor of Commercial Science (D.C.S.)
Doctor of Letters (Litt.D.)

To submit a nomination, complete the form below:

Honorary Degree Nomination Form 

HONORARY DEGREE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS 2020-21

SCHOOL NAME TERM
Business Duncan Duke, Associate Professor/Management 2021-24
Communications Mitch McCabe, Assistant Professor/MASS 2021-22
H&S Brooks Miner, Associate Professor/Biology 2021-24
HSHP Justine Vosloo, Associate Professor/ESAT 2020-23
Music Patrice Pastore, Professor/Music Performance 2019-22
Faculty Council Chris McNamara, Clinical Associate Prof./PT  
Staff Council Clint McCartney  

Student Gov. Council

TBD  
Provost Rep. MaryAnn Taylor  

Honorary Degrees Advisory Committee Policy