Honorary Degrees Committee

The Honorary Degrees Committee is a Committee of Council. The Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Council on proposals for the awarding of an honorary degree by the University. The Committee operates under the auspices of the Honorary Degrees Rules 2015, and a charter, as approved by the Council.

Members

Category Member Term expiry
Chancellor Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC
Ex-officio
Pro-Chancellor Ms Robin Hughes AO
Ex-officio
Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian P. Schmidt AC FAA FRS
Ex-officio
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington
Ex-officio
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Margaret Harding
Ex-officio
Three members of Council Professor Suzanne Cory AC
30 Jun 2018
Mr Peter Yu
30 Jun 2018
Ms Natasha Stott Despoja AM
30 Jun 2018
One member of the academic staff drawn from the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science, the ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, or the ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences Professor Chennupati Jagadish AC
29 Sep 2018
One member of the academic staff drawn from the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, the ANU College of Business and Economics, or the ANU College of Law Professor Ann McGrath
29 Sep 2018
Either the President of the Postgraduate and Research Students' Association Inc. or the President of the Australian National University Students' Association Mr James Connolly
President, ANU Students' Association
30 Nov 2017

Meetings

2017
Date & location Deadlines
Thursday 6 Apr, 5.30pm
Vice-Chancellor's Conference Room, Chancelry Building
Proposals deadline
16 Mar
Thursday 20 Jul, 5.30pm
Vice-Chancellor's Conference Room, Chancelry Building
Proposals deadline
29 Jun
Thursday 30 Nov, 5.30pm
Vice-Chancellor's Conference Room, Chancelry Building
Proposals deadline
9 Nov