Honorary Degree & Drake Medal Committee






Term of Service


1 Kelley Ellis


Thru May 2018  Vice-Chair 2016-2017
2 Chris Kliethermes


Thru May 2017 Chair 2016-2017
3 Joseph Schneider


Thru May 2017
4 Kerwin Dobbins


Thru May 2017 Position are recommended

by All Staff Council

5 Russ Lovell Emeritus Thru May 2018
6 David Miles Trustee Thru May 2018 Position filled by Board of Trustees

Academic Affairs Committee


Committee Description

This committee reviews nominations for recipients of an Honorary Degree and the Drake Medals. The committee recommendations are presented to the Faculty Senate for their consideration.

The members of this committee (excepting the Board committee member) are appointed by the Faculty Senate Executive committee for staggered two-year terms. Membership should include three faculty representatives, one staff representative, and an emeritus representative.

A currently serving Board of Trustees member will be appointed to serve a two-year term. The Trustee member will be appointed by the Trustees Board of Affairs.

One faculty member shall be designated chair and another chair-elect.

(Committee membership revised April & May 2012)



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