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November 7, 2001

Honorary doctorate nominees sought

The CSU Chancellor's Office is calling for nominations of individuals to receive honorary doctoral degrees from the CSU Board of Trustees.

The honorary doctorates are awarded in five categories: fine arts, humane letters, law, letters and science. Nominations from faculty, staff, students and the community are welcome and must be accompanied by a current curriculum vita and a letter detailing the nominee's qualifications for the award.

Previous recipients from CSUS campus include: Albert S. Rodda, doctor of laws, May 1987; Nathaniel S. Colley Sr., doctor of laws, May 1988; Lou Harrison, doctor of fine arts, May 1993; Tom Hanks, doctor of fine arts, May 1996; George Perle, doctor of fine arts, May 1996; Anna Deavere Smith, doctor of fine arts, May 1996; Frederico Mayor, doctor of laws, July 1996; Sisbusiso M. E. Bengu, doctor of laws, July 1996; Heitor Gurgulino de Souza, doctor of laws, July 1996; Angelo K. Tsakopoulos, doctor of humane letters, May 1998; Steven Lee Yamshon, doctor of humane letters, May 1999; Dorothy Stevens Enomoto, doctor of humane letters, May 2001; and Grantland Johnson, doctor of humane letters, May 2001.

Nomination forms and guidelines are available in Sacramento Hall 220. The deadline to submit nominations is 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26. More information is available at (916) 278-7043 or in the University policy manual at www.csus.edu/admbus/umanual.


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