Conferring of degrees and certificates.
(A) Honorary degrees may be conferred by the board. Honorary degrees are not conferred in absentia but at regular commencements or at special convocations.
(B) Degrees in course and certificates shall be granted by the board to candidates recommended by the respective faculties and the faculty senate as having fulfilled the requirements thereof.
(C) Degrees in course shall be conferred and all certificates shall be awarded by the president of the university at commencement or presented in absentia.
(D) Diplomas and certificates shall carry the signature or facsimile thereof of the chairperson of the board, the president of the university, the secretary of the board, and the dean of the college or school of the recipient.
(E) Honorary certificates may be conferred by the board. Honorary certificates may be conferred upon recommendation of the president at regular commencements, special convocations, or other events deemed appropriate by the president.
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3359
Rule Amplifies: 3359
Prior Effective Dates: 11/04/77, 12/31/86, 07/20/90, 09/21/95, 03/27/03