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Nomination packets should be coordinated through one individual then submitted to the Honorary Degree Committee in care of Evalyn Van Allen-Shalash, Office of the Provost, 111 Jessup Hall, via email attachment to The deadline for receipt of nominations is FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013.

Nomination packets should include:

A one- to two-page letter of nomination outlining the nominee's achievements, which must include:

  • A clear statement of the category of the nominee's achievements (e.g., research, humanitarian outreach, etc);
  • A description of the nature of the nominee's achievements and how these achievements are "extraordinary" and "sustained" over an entire career.

Four, and only four, letters of support.

  • At least two of the four letters must come from faculty members of the appropriate college.
  • Letters of support are limited to two pages.

Nominations that do not meet these requirements will not be considered.

For more details on nominations, see or contact Evalyn Van Allen-Shalashat 319-335-0142.






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