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Call for Nominations - Special Honors & Awards

During commencement ceremonies, the University of Central Missouri awards special recognition to certain individuals in the form of honorary doctorates or Distinguished Service Awards. Both honors are bestowed by the University's Board of Governors.

The honorary doctorate may be awarded to individuals who have amassed outstanding achievements in their fields, gained the respect of their peers, and, by virtue of their endeavors, brought honor to the University. The Distinguished Service Award may be bestowed upon individuals or groups who have rendered exemplary and extended service to the human race, society, and/or the University. The University would like to invite you to nominate individuals or groups you feel deserve consideration for such recognition ( For additional information about these awards, see BOG Policy 1.2.080 - Awards and Honorary Degrees).

For more information:
Download: Special Award Nomination Form.docx
Contact Monica Huffman at or call 4106