The conferral of honorary degrees is a long-standing academic tradition that recognizes those who have
made profound and long-lasting contributions to a specific field, to their community, and improved
the quality of life in society at large. Achievements of this kind are significant and so recipients are persons of great integrity, as the selections we make reflect Clarkson University’s values. We offer our Honorary degree recipients the opportunity to share their ideas and wisdom with our graduating class and with the Clarkson University community at Commencement. Who inspires you and captures the spirit of Clarkson University and our graduating students?
All members of the Clarkson community are encouraged to submit nominations at any time of individuals
who they believe deserve to be honored for their accomplishments and who would honor Clarkson
University by their participation in Commencement. Click here to learn more and to submit a