TO: Members of Council and Court, Heads of Academic Departments and Centres (who may wish to raise the subject within their Department or Centre), all members of staff and students, alumni (via York Alumni Association).
The Constitution and Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for honorary degrees. These awards are presented at Graduation ceremonies in January and July. They seek to recognise extraordinary individuals who represent the University’s vision, values and excellence and will inspire our graduating students.
The Committee welcomes nominations which fulfil one or more of the following criteria:
The Committee considers all nominations in accordance with the University’s Equal Opportunities policies and in the context of:
The University does not award honorary degrees to current members of staff or serving politicians.
Proposers should complete the Honorary degree nomination form 2023 (MS Word , 28kb) and return to Judy Selman (email@example.com), External Relations.
At least one nomination from each Department and research unit would be welcomed for consideration by the Committee. Such nominations would be additional to, and equally weighted with, those from individual members of the University.
The Constitution and Nominations Committee will meet to consider nominations for 2024/25 in November 2023. Nominations should therefore reach firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 25 October 2023, at the latest.
Director of External Relations