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Carnegie Mellon University Honorary Degree Recommendation Form (Confidential)

By clicking on the "submit" button below, this form will be forwarded to University Professor Emeritus Guy Berry, head of the Honorary Degree Selection Committee, at Nominations are due no later than December 1, 2013.

Please use your tab key or click in the next field to advance from field to field. Hitting the return or enter key will submit your nomination prematurely.

Please provide as much information as possible. Supporting information is very important, and should comprise at least a paragraph or two. You may forward more detailed information via email to Professor Berry, if necessary. A curriculum vitae, resume or biographical sketch would be appreciated, but is not necessary.



Professional Affiliation:


Professional Field:

Current Position:

Academic Background:
(colleges attended and degrees held, including honorary degrees)

Professional Background:
(positions held, with dates if available; any other honors)

Publications, Research or Creative Work:
(Please highlight the work most significant to your recommendation. Please summarize publications without providing a detailed list unless so requested, e.g., the number of papers in refereed journals over a specified period, number of books, and perhaps titles of the most significant, most highly cited papers if known, etc.)

Supporting Summary:
(Please cite professional contributions that have brought this person preeminent distinction in his or her field, and provide a brief explanation—two paragraphs at most—of why you believe Carnegie Mellon should award an honorary degree to this candidate.)

  • Nominator
    (Please include your name, university title and email address.)