Article 10: Courses of Instruction and Degrees

The board delegates to the president and through the president to the faculty authority to establish and regulate courses of instruction and programs of research and service, subject to a report and accountability to the board for information, discussion, and appropriate action. Students who complete prescribed courses of study may be granted such baccalaureate and graduate and professional degrees and diplomas as are appropriate.

Honorary degrees may be awarded in recognition of distinguished accomplishment and service within the scope of the arts and letters, sciences and the professions, and public service recognized and promoted by the University. No honorary degree may be granted except upon the recommendation of the president and faculty, or an agency representing it. Generally, such honorary degrees may not be granted in absentia. In general, no person shall be recommended for an honorary degree while an officer, faculty member, or other employee of the University.