2. Membership: eight voting, one nonvoting.
a) To select recipients for existing College wide honors and awards.
b) To recommend to the Academic Senate criteria including minimum
grade point averages for the award of
College wide honors.
c) To evaluate all proposals for new College wide awards honoring
academic excellence, and in consultation
with the appropriate persons and agencies, to make recommendations to the
d) To stimulate recognition and appreciation of high academic
achievement at the College.
e) To consider and pass upon waivers of requirements for graduation
with an Honors degree.
f) To work with the College administration and other appropriate
individuals and agencies regarding the
establishment, criteria and award of non College wide honors and prizes.
3. Term of Service
a) Eight faculty, 2 from each division, elected at the April Senate
meeting as follows:
1. Any member of the College community may recommend the
nomination of any faculty member or
themselves by submitting their name to the Nominating Committee of the
2. The Nominating Committee shall review all applications and
nominations and shall recommend
the appropriate number of candidates to the Academic Senate for its
3. The Academic Senate shall vote on candidates submitted by
the Nominating Committee. No
additional nominations shall be permitted on the floor of the Academic
b) Ex officio (nonvoting): Dean of Students
4. Subcommittee on Honorary Degrees
a) The term of service shall be three years beginning on September 1,
following the April election.
b) The Chair of the Honors and Awards Committee shall serve a
one year term and be elected by
the members of the Committee at its September meeting.
a) Duties: To recommend candidates for honorary degrees.
b) Membership: Eight (8) voting; one (1) nonvoting
Faculty: Four (4) committee members elected by the
Honors and Awards Committee for a two-year term - one from each Division.
Students: Four (4) students elected by the Nominating
Committee for a two-year term - one from each division.
Ex officio (nonvoting): Provost
Chair person: Susan Rotenberg
contact: Lisa D'Angelo