Nominate honorary degree candidates by Sept. 28

Lady Bird Johnson with R. Gerald TurnerThe Faculty Senate is seeking nominations for SMU’s honorary degree class of 2008. Nominees should be individuals “whose uncommon personal accomplishments at home or abroad have served society and the public good, or who enlarge human understanding and enrich human life, in any field of endeavor.” The deadline for nominations is Sept. 28.

Nominations should include a cover note identifying your membership in the University community, an unsigned letter of nomination, and supporting materials. Send via e-mail or regular mail to Faculty Senate Secretary Kenneth Springer, SMU Box 750241. Find a brief history of honorary degrees and lists of previous SMU recipients at the Registrar’s home page. (Right, SMU President R. Gerald Turner with Lady Bird Johnson, a 1996 recipient of SMU’s Doctor of Humane Letters honoris causa.)