University of Southern Indiana

Honorary Degree Award

Faculty, staff, alumni, students and individuals are invited to nominate candidates to receive the University of Southern Indiana 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 further information regarding this award, review and complete the Guidelines and Nomination application online. No anonymous nominations will be accepted.

The nomination application with required supporting documents must be submitted to the USI Provost Office no later than October 23, 2015.

2015-2016 MEMBERS
 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


Spring 2015 Honorary Degree awards conferred to deserving individuals during USI commencement ceremonies included:

Honorary Degree Patricia Koch

Joey Barnett

Doctor of Science

Patricia Koch
Doctor of Laws

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