Honorary Degree Nominations Open Through Feb. 19

The University of Arkansas is accepting honorary degree nominations through Feb. 19, 2021. 

An honorary degree is awarded to a living individual who has achieved extraordinary distinction in a career that has affected the lives of others, particularly through scholarly achievement, public service or philanthropy. 

Additional guidelines and a nomination form can be found on the Academy Policy Series page. Nomination forms should be submitted to Honorary Degrees Committee Chair Justin Chimka at jchimka@uark.edu. Successful nominations are recommended by the Honorary Degrees Committee and approved in executive session of the Faculty Senate before being forwarded to the Chancellor's Office for its consideration. 


Justin Chimka, associate professor
Department of Industrial Engineering
479-575-7392, jchimka@uark.edu


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