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 

  • Jerry Farley, President - Washburn University
  • Laura Stephenson, Interim VP - Academic Affairs
  • Marshall Meek, President - Washburn University Foundation
  • Susie Hoffmann, Director - Alumni Association
  • Eric McHenry, Faculty - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Tom Prasch, Faculty - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Michelle Shipley, Dean's Office - School of Applied Studies
  • Rosemary Walker, Faculty - School of Business
  • Anne McInerney, Assistant Director of Development and Alumni Relations - School of Law
  • Jeffrey Jackson, Interim Dean - School of Law
  • Dennis Schafers, Faculty - School of Nursing
  • Shayden Hanes, Student Representative - Washburn Student Government Association
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