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Honorary degree nominations
January 10 - February 21
The Office of Faculty Governance, on behalf of the Committee on Honorary Degrees and Special Awards, is now accepting nominations for UNC honorary degree candidates to be awarded at the 2023 Spring Commencement ceremony.
These prestigious awards are given to recognize individuals who have rendered outstanding service to humanity in the world arena, in our nation, in the American South, or our State of North Carolina; people who have made outstanding contributions to knowledge in the world of scholarship; people whose talent and creativity in the world of the arts has enriched our lives; or people whose devotion to and support of our University merits our highest recognition.
Full information about this award, including criteria, eligibility, and the process for submitting a nomination is available on the Honorary Degrees page.
The deadline to submit nominations has been extended to Monday, February 21, 2022.