The Honorary Degrees and Special Awards Committee of the faculty considers nominations from the faculty for several major awards each year:
- Distinguished Alumna and Alumnus Awards, presented each fall on University Day
- Oliver Max Gardner Award, UNC System-wide award presented by the Board of Governors
- Edward Kidder Graham Award, presented each fall on University Day
- Honorary Degrees, awarded at Commencement each May
- Thomas Jefferson Award, presented at a fall Faculty Council meeting
You will find information about each award, including instructions on submitting nominations and a list of past winners, at the links below.
The deadlines for receiving nominations for these awards are as follows: