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CHAPTER I

7. HONORARY DOCTORATES

The Board of Regents retains exclusive authority for the conferring of honorary doctoral degrees, in accordance with the following guidelines:

(a) The granting of honorary doctoral degrees shall be by unanimous consent of the Board members attending a regular or special called meeting.

(b) Such honorees shall have attained national or statewide prominence or stature in scholarly achievement, attainments that demonstrate unusual creativity, or distinguished service.

(c) Honorees, who are System administrative officials, faculty, staff, or elected or appointed public officials, shall normally be granted such degrees only after the employment or public service has concluded.