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Faculty Committee on Honorary Degrees

The University grants honorary degrees to individuals of great scholarly, artistic, public service, and/or philanthropic accomplishment. The Faculty Committee on Honorary Degrees, composed of a representative from each school of the University, votes on all honorary degree nominations before they are forwarded to the President and the Board of Trustees for final approval.

Staff to the Committee

Tony Green
Deputy to the Provost
tony.green@rochester.edu
585-273-4615

Committee Members

School of Arts and Sciences
Kara Bren

Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Kevin Parker

Eastman School of Music
Elizabeth West Marvin

School of Medicine and Dentistry
Nancy Bennett

School of Nursing
Hyekyun Rhee

Simon Business School
Avi Seidmann 

Warner School of Education
David Hursh (chair)