Board Policies
Chapter 3 - Educational Policies

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Part 1. Purpose

To recognize the work and achievements of a student who completed a significant amount of the requirements for a degree, diploma, or certificate but dies before the degree, diploma, or certificate is conferred.

Part 2. Definition

Posthumous Academic Award
A degree, diploma, or certificate awarded after the recipient’s death

Part 3. Authorization

Colleges and universities may confer posthumous degrees, diplomas, or certificates in compliance with system procedures.


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Policy History:

Date of Adoption: 10/17/18
Date of Implementation: 10/17/18
Date of Last Review:

Date & Subject of Amendments:

No additional history.

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