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Honorary degree nominations sought

Community invited to submit candidates for degree consideration

University of Delaware Commencement may seem far away, but now is the time to begin the honorary degree selection process, and nominations are encouraged from members of the University community.

The Office of the Vice President and University Secretary, on behalf of the Trustee Committee on Honorary Degrees and Awards, is seeking nominations for the Honorary Degree class of 2020. Qualified individuals reflect, through personal and professional achievements, the University’s mission and stand out as exemplars for UD's students, alumni, the University community and the world.

Candidates are evaluated by the Trustee Committee on Honorary Degrees and Awards, and the committee’s recommendations are approved by the Board of Trustees of the University of Delaware.

To nominate a candidate for the honorary degree class of 2020, please complete the online form by Oct. 31.

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