October 13, 2014

Honorary degree/service award nominations due Oct. 23

The deadline for honorary degree and distinguished service award nominations is Thursday, Oct. 23. Honorary degrees are presented to individuals who have made outstanding scholarly contributions or are of considerable reknown in any field of activity. Distinguished Service Awards honor individuals who have contributed to Southern Illinois, the state, nation, world, or the university. Nomination letters must include a two- or three-page resume, curriculum vita or biographic sketch that includes a description of the nominee’s unique contributions. All nominations, including with the nominee, are confidential.  Further information about these awards is available at universityevents.siu.edu. For more information or to submit a nomination, contact Gina Shiplett, Office of the Chancellor, at 453-2341 (phone), 453-5362 (fax) or email. When submitting, please indicate whether the nomination is for honorary degree or distinguished service award consideration.