3.18 Honorary Degrees Policy
Policy – Central Lakes College may award honorary degrees to:
1. Recognize and honor exceptional people who have given a substantial part of their lives to serving others and who have distinguished themselves through their professional careers and/or voluntary service,
2. Establish a public association between Central Lakes College and these exceptional people, thereby providing testimony to the values and quality of the college, and
3. Assist the college in achieving its mission and purposes, including goals regarding public relations and advancement. An honorary degree is one awarded to a person who has not completed the requirements for an earned degree at Central Lakes College. The college may award honorary degrees consistent with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System Board Policy 3.18 Honorary Degrees.
Date of Implementation/Presidential Approval: 03/05/2007
Date of last review: 11/24/2020