Honorary Degree Committee Charge

The Committee shall recommend persons to receive honorary degrees from the University. The Committee will assist in identifying individuals who are worthy of consideration for honorary degrees by virtue of their community service or professional accomplishments, assemble data in support of nominations, and assist in hosting honorees during commencement weekend activities.

Committee Members 

  • Laura Stephenson, Interim Provost - Academic Affairs
  • Marshall Meek, President - Washburn University Alumni Association and Foundation
  • Susie Hoffmann, Director - Alumni Association
  • Teresa Clounch, Associate Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Diversity Officer - Student Life
  • Eric McHenry, Faculty - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Stephanie Sedlacek, Faculty - School of Applied Studies
  • Rosemary Walker, Faculty - School of Business
  • Anne McInerney, Assistant Director of Development and Alumni Relations - School of Law
  • Jeff Jackson, Interim Dean - School of Law
  • Dennis Schafers, Faculty - School of Nursing
  • Student Representative - Washburn Student Government Association
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