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Honorary Degrees


An honorary degree from the University of Wyoming recognizes individuals who embody the university's high ideals and exemplify the values of excellence, service, and integrity. These degrees recognize outstanding accomplishments in all professions, public service, or service to humanity. Degrees awarded honoris causa are among the highest honors a university can confer.

2024 Honorary Degree Nominations are closed

Please visit the Nomination Process page to learn more information about the Honorary Degrees Nomination, Review and Award Process.

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