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Honorary Degrees

Dalhousie honorary degrees, conferred each year at convocation, recognize extraordinary acheivements and leadership. 

In order to facilitate this process, the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences has a standing committee in place to seek out and recognize the best in the arts, humanities and social sciences. This committee meets each Fall term to collect and recommend candidates to Dalhousie Senate for approval. 

Final deadline for nominations to the FASS committee for 2017 is Wednesday, November 15. Deadline to submit to Senate is November 24, 2017.

For further information, please see the link to Dean's Memo 2017 below.

Please find the Honorary Degree nomination form and other useful information at the following website: Dalhousie Senate Honorary Degrees website

Please submit all completed nominations by November 15 to:

FASS Honorary Degrees Committee
c/o Dean's Office
Marion McCain Arts & Social Sciences Building
6135 University Avenue, Room 3030
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2

Please direct any questions about the FASS Honorary Degrees Committee to Genevieve MacIntyre at 902.494.6288 or genevieve.macintyre@dal.ca