PURPOSE: The Honors and Ceremonies Committee assists the University in establishing ceremonial policies. The Committee coordinates Honors Day activities with the administrative office responsible for the awards program and approves or rejects applications for new awards. The Committee is also responsible for recommending prospective speakers for the campus.
COMPOSITION: Representative of administrative office responsible for coordinating Honors Day, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, Provost and Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Senior Advisor to the Chancellor, Registrar, four (4) faculty members appointed by the Administrative Committee on Committees for overlapping two‑year terms, and two (2) Honors Programs student representatives. A faculty representative elected by the outgoing Committee will serve as chair and the Provost and Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs will serve as secretary.
REPORTING CHANNEL: Chancellor
*Ms. Joyanne Gansereit, Honors Day Representative
*Dr. Charley Deal, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
*Dr. Philip Acree Cavalier, Provost and Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Secretary
*Ms. Edie Gibson, Senior Advisor to the Chancellor
*Ms. Martha Barnett, Registrar
Dr. Christian Bushardt, Faculty Representative (2022)
Dr. Mary Geddie, Faculty Representative, Chair, (2022)
Dr. Arthur Hunt, Faculty Representative (2023)
Dr. Patricia Norton, Faculty Representative (2023)
Ms. Lauren Gansereit, Honors Programs Student Representative (2022)
Ms. Emily Hudgins, Honors Programs Student Representative (2022)
(*Indicates ex‑officio member of the Committee)