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Queen's University

University Secretariat and Legal Counsel

Honorary Degrees

To have full responsibility for making recommendations to the Senate for the award of Honorary Degrees;

to advise the Senate on general policy relating to honorary degrees, and to provide guidelines on such matters as eligibility (i.e. active and retired members of staff, persons holding public office, posthumous degrees, etc.);

to receive and consider all nominations, and to present to the Senate a list of the names recommended, including recommendations about the number of degrees to be awarded, the type of degree in each case, and the particular Convocation at which each degree should be granted; the choice of a Convocation speaker, etc.;

to devise procedures which would enable it to carry out its responsibilities, ensuring that all parts of the community are aware of the mechanisms for putting forward proposals.


7 Ex Officio Members
Principal and Vice-Chancellor
Alma Mater Society President
Society of Graduate and Professional Students President
Representative of the Alumni Association
University Advisor on Equity

7 Members named by Faculties and Schools

Chair: D. Woolf
Secretary: L. Knox

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000