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


The Honorary Degree Award for 2017 was presented during the Master's and Doctoral degrees program on April 28th to:

Linda White receives honorary degree

Linda White
Doctor of Laws

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