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.


Category Member Term expiry
Chancellor The Hon Julie Bishop
Pro-Chancellor Ms Naomi Flutter
Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian P. Schmidt AC FAA FRS
Up to two other members of Council who are not students or employees of the University Ms Tanya Hosch
30 Jun 2024
One Deputy Vice-Chancellor appointed by the Vice-Chancellor Professor Grady Venville
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
19 Jul 2025
One member of the academic staff drawn from the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science, the ANU College of Health & Medicine, or the ANU College of Science Professor Daniel MacDonald
30 Jun 2025
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 Li Narangoa
30 Jun 2025
Either the President of the Postgraduate and Research Students' Association Inc. or the President of the Australian National University Students' Association Mr Ben Yates
30 Nov 2023


Date & location Deadlines
Thursday 27 Jul, 5.30pm
Agenda deadline
13 Jul