Regent Policy Documents

SECTION IV: ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROGRAMS

4-6 GRANTING OF DEGREES, HONORS AND AWARDS

(Formerly 88-3)

The Board of Regents authorizes: the granting of degrees and certificates for Regent-approved instructional programs, from time to time, by each of the degree granting institutions of the University of Wisconsin System, to such candidates as are certified by the appropriate registrar as having met the requirements for their appropriate degrees and certificates, and who are not, at commencement, under disciplinary action or under charges that could lead to suspension or expulsion; each registrar to keep a permanent record of degrees and certificates granted; that each degree granting Institution of the University of Wisconsin System be authorized to award honorary degrees; and that distinguished service awards, special medals, and prizes may be awarded by any University of Wisconsin Institution.

History: Res. 4035 adopted 4/8/88; replaces 76-3.


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The Regent Policy Documents were adopted and are maintained pursuant to the policy-making authority vested in the Board of Regents by Wis. Stats. § 36. The Regent Policy Documents manifest significant policies approved by the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. This document is a ready reference for those charged with carrying out these policies. Unless noted otherwise, associated documents and reports may be obtained from the Office of the Secretary of the Board of Regents, 1860 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, ph 608-262-2324. http://www.uwsa.edu/bor/policies/