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Abstract2.03 Awarding of Honorary Degrees Policy:Georgia Health Sciences University, as a research university within the University System, may confer up to two honorary degrees per year.Recipients, who must be present to receive the degree, will be honored with a Doctor of Science degree, which will be conferred during the May commencement ceremony. Criteria for an honorary degree are an extraordinary contribution to Georgia Health Sciences University or extraordinary contribution in the area(s) of health care, health education, or medical science. This policy outlines the steps for selection of individuals for an honorary degree at Georgia Health Sciences University. Nominations for an honorary degree will be submitted to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost by faculty or Student Government Association. A Review Committee will select several candidates to forward to the President, who will submit one or two names to the Chancellor. The Chancellor will present these candidates to the Board of Regents for the final selection process.
AffiliationGeorgia Health Sciences University
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