A digital collection containing recipients' portraits and citations.
An honorary degree is the university's highest accolade, bestowed on those individuals whose extraordinary achievements and service to the community are deemed worthy of praise and note.
Such contributions may be in any field, including the arts, business, the professions, scholarly pursuits and voluntary activities. Through their stature and example, honorary degree recipients provide inspiration and leadership to the graduating class, the University and the community. This degree, conferred honoris causa, "for the sake of honour", is said to honour both th e recipient and the spirit of the institution.