Terms of Reference:
|Pursuant to Statute XVI -|
Honorary Degrees may be conferred on persons of distinction in letters, the arts, education, medicine, science, technology, sport, or professional life or for public service, service to the community, or for service to the University.
|Responsibility for approving nominations for Honorary Degrees is delegated from Senate to the Honorary Degrees Committee. All decisions of the Committee will be, subsequently, reported to Academic Council and Senate at their next stated meetings.
|The Honorary Degrees Committee will be appointed by the Membership Committee and will consist of the Vice-Chancellor (Chair) and an equal number of members of Senate (not being members of Academic Council) and Academic Council.
|Chair:||President and Vice-Chancellor|
|Ex Officio:||Four members elected by Academic Council|
|Four members of Senate who are also not members of Academic Council|
|Co-optees:||Three Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellors|
|In Attendance:||Registrar and Chief Operating Officer|
|Relevant University Officers as required.|
|Quorum:||4 members, including a minimum of 2 lay members|
|Serviced by:||Registrar's Office|
|Receives reports from:||Honorary Degrees Search Committee|
The Honorary Degrees Committee normally meets once a year, with extraordinary meetings arranged as necessary.