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Honorary degree nominations sought

Nominations for honorary degree recipients are being solicited for 2014 Commencement and beyond.

The deadline for submitting nominations is Nov. 5.

The Honorary Degrees Committee reviews nominations from the Emory community and recommends a slate of candidates for consideration for an honorary degree.

Honorary degrees are bestowed at Commencement to individuals who have achieved the highest distinction in their fields, while also demonstrating a transformational impact, and whose lives and careers demonstrate commitment to work consistent with Emory’s values.

See a list of recent honorary degree recipients.

The committee encourages the nomination of individuals from diverse demographic backgrounds, among other criteria.

Nominations may be submitted via the online Honorary Degree Nomination Form. Honorary Degree Nomination Letters may also be e-mailed to or mailed, along with any supporting materials, to:

Honorary Degree Nominations
Emory University Office of the Secretary
Mail Stop # 1000/001/1AN
Atlanta, Georgia 30322

All nominations are confidential.

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