Board of Trustees

Honorary Degrees


The Board of Trustees Recognition Committee invites the campus community to submit nominations of honorary degree candidates. Please follow the nomination guidelines and submission details posted on the Board of Trustees website. Letters of nomination and support should be addressed to Chair, Board of Trustees Recognition Committee, c/o Board of Trustees office, Cleveland State University, Wolstein Center, Room 406, 2000 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, OH  44115.

Click here to read nomination criteria and procedures. Click Here to view a historical list of honorary degrees issued by Cleveland State.

The honorary degree nomination guidelines have been expanded to include emeriti faculty. Click here to read the Distinguished Emeritus Faculty Honorary Degree Nomination Guidelines. The emeriti faculty nominations received by the Chair of the Recognition Committee (c/o Board of Trustees Office) will be forwarded to the CSU Retired Faculty Association Executive Committee for review and recommendation. Its recommendation will be submitted to the Recognition Committee for final consideration and recommendation to the full Board of Trustees.