Deadline to nominate honorary degree candidates is Sept. 25

Honorary degree recipient Arthur Mitchell with SMU President R. Gerald TurnerThe Faculty Senate is seeking nominations for SMU’s honorary degree class of 2010. 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. 25.

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 list of previous recipients at the Registrar’s homepage.

(Above, Arthur Mitchell, 2009 recipient of an SMU Doctor of Arts honoris causa, with President R. Gerald Turner.)