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Policies, Rules and Regulations

Chapter Name: Administrative Organization and Authority

Chapter No. 2.1

Issue: Honorary Degrees

Effective Date: 8-21-68

Revision Date: 6-20-06

UNIVERSITY POLICY STATEMENT

Eastern Michigan University recognizes excellence in service or vocation by awarding honorary degrees to deserving recipients.  The degrees are presented at commencements and other special university occasions.

UNIVERSITY PRACTICE

University practices for implementing this policy include:

RESPONSIBILITY FOR IMPLEMENTATION

The Office of the President is responsible for implementation of this policy within the established procedures.

SCOPE OF POLICY COVERAGE

This policy applies to the selection of all honorary degree recipients.

Authority for Creation or Revision:

Minutes of the Board of Regents, August21, 1968; para. .701 M.  January 16, 1980; para. .2182M.  January 25, 1984; para. 2836M.  October 24, 1990; para. .4283M.  June 20, 2006; para. .6632M.