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2016 Honorary Degree - Call for Nominations

Candidates for an honorary degree may be nominated by faculty, staff, students, or alumni of the UMass Amherst campus.

Nominees should be especially outstanding and renowned in their field, and clearly exceptional among other outstanding persons in that field. Factors that are considered include distinguished intellectual, social or creative achievements in a specific field of endeavor and/or have made extraordinary contributions to the University or to the Commonwealth.