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11.15.5 Posthumous Degrees

Approved by Academic Council on May 9, 2002

Degrees can be awarded posthumously if all but a minor portion of the degree requirements have been fulfilled and there is reasonable expectation that the degree requirements would have been completed. Posthumous degrees are to be approved by the Provost, based on recommendation(s) from the student’s advisor, department chair, school/college dean and Dean of the Graduate School (if appropriate).