Honorary Degrees Committee

Purpose & Function:

The Honorary Degrees Committee assists the President of the University in the process of identifying noteworthy nominees for Marywood University honorary degrees. It solicits names of potential honorees from the entire Marywood community, reviews them, and makes recommendations of meritorious candidates for consideration of the President of the University and subsequent approval of the Board of Trustees.

Membership & Selection:

Vice President for Academic Affairs (Chair)
All academic deans
President of the Faculty Senate
One full-time faculty member from each college and school

Faculty members are appointed by their respective deans.


Faculty members serve three-year terms with possibility of reappointment.


Meetings are called by the Chair at least once each acadmeic year.

Reports To:

President of the University


10/29/09 - Established by the President of the University as recommended by the Policy Committee of the University.