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Nominations Being Sought for Awarding of Honorary UVI Degrees; Deadline Set for Sept. 26

The University of the Virgin Islands has established a policy regarding the awarding of honorary doctoral degrees to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments.

 Nominations are currently being accepted in the Office of the President and should be submitted in writing via e-mail submission to: and must include:

  1. A letter of nomination
  2. Completed nomination form
  3. Curriculum Vitae of the nominee
  4. A document that clearly delineates distinguished achievements and the impact of those achievements, including supporting documents (i.e. scholarly documents, magazine articles, newspaper articles, citations for major prizes, etc.)*
  5. Other supporting documents as may be appropriate.*


*PLEASE NOTE: Supporting documentation is of critical importance.

 A nomination form and the policy approved by the UVI Board of Trustees for awarding honorary doctoral degrees, including a full listing of the criteria, are attached. 

The nomination deadline is drawing near.  Nominations will be accepted by e-mail until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26 and for those submitting by hand or by U.S. Postal Service, until the close of business on that day. For more information contact the Office of the President at (340) 693-1000.