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Honorary Degrees and Commencement Speaker


Utah State University is seeking nominations for Honorary Degrees for 2014 and a Commencement Speaker for 2015 graduation ceremony. The deadline for nominations is September 30, 2013.

The committee is looking for individuals who have shown sustained activity of uncommon merit, people who have achieved a prominent career nationally or internationally, or those who have shown significant service beyond the normal expectations of their profession to Utah State University, the community, or the State of Utah. Nominations must include the following items for candidates:

  • Completed application
  • Short summary of the individual's qualifications, emphasizing those considered most meritorious
  • Complete resume or curriculum vita, and
  • Letters of recommendation

Nominations should be kept confidential until a final decision is made by Utah State's Board of Trustees.

People interested in submitting a nomination must send all completed paperwork no later than September 30, 2013 to:

Sydney Peterson
Office of the President
Utah State University
Old Main Room 126
1400 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-1400
Fax: 435-797-1170
Email: sydney.peterson@usu.edu

Documents

See the list of the previous recipients in alphabetical order or in chronological order.