Alumni, faculty, staff, students, and individuals are invited to nominate candidates to receive the University of Southern Indiana (USI) Honorary Degree award. The USI honorary degree is the highest form of recognition granted by the institution for individuals who have given distinguished and extraordinary service consistent with the mission of the university. The service may be to the university itself, and/or to local, statewide, national or international communities. Individuals selected to receive an honorary degree should exemplify the highest ideals of integrity, service, and dedication to learning.
For additional information regarding this award, you may review and complete both the Guidelines and Nomination application online. No anonymous nominations are accepted.
All completed nomination application(s) and the required supporting documents must be submitted to Dr. Ronald Rochon, USI Provost, no later than October 28, 2016.
|Dr. Ronald Rochon, Chair||Provost|
|David Bower||Director, Development|
|Alumna Sally Gries||Director, USI University and Community Relations|
|Professor Elliot Wasserman||Theatre, College of Liberal Arts|
|Professor Dr. Roberta Hoebeke||Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Professions|
Two Honorary Degree awards were conferred during USI's 2016 Graduate master and doctoral degrees commencement to Dr. Donald Pitzer and Philip Hagemann, shown below:
Dr. Donald Pitzer
Doctor of Laws
Doctor of Humanities