University of Southern Indiana

Honorary Degree Award

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 the guidelines and complete the 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.

2016-2017 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


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:

D Pitzer 2016   Phil Hagemann 2016

Dr. Donald Pitzer

Doctor of Laws

Philip Hagemann
Doctor of Humanities

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