Members of the University community are invited to submit nominations for Commencement speakers and recipients of honorary degrees at the University’s Commencement ceremonies in December 2008 and May 2009.
Nominations may be made by any member of the faculty, staff, student body, administration, community, or Board of Trustees, or by an alumnus of the University. An individual may not nominate herself or himself.
All nominations should be made and kept in strict confidence.
To submit a nomination, please download the materials from the Board of Trustees web site for Board Committees: http://boardoftrustees.uconn.edu/committees/ Scroll down to “Honors & Awards” and click on “Nomination Materials.” Please note the list of supporting information – given at this web site– that is requested with the submission of a nomination form.
Nomination materials must be received no later than Oct. 20, at the Office of the President, Gulley Hall, Unit 2048, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269.
Questions regarding nominations may be directed to the Office of the President at 860-486-2337.