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Board of Regents Policy 5.208 Board of Regents Policy 5.208
Conferring of Academic Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates
Regents Policy Chapter 5, Academic Affairs
Regents Policy RP 5.208, Conferring of Academic Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates
Effective Date: Oct. 18, 2002
Prior Dates Amended: Jan. 13, 1966; May 21, 1970; Apr. 20, 1978; Oct. 20, 1978; Oct. 31, 2014 (recodified)
Review Date: August 2018
To set forth policy regarding conferring of academic degrees, diplomas and certificates and delegation of authority.
No policy specific or unique definitions apply.
III. Board of Regents Policy
A. Degrees, diplomas and certificates shall be conferred by the board upon successful completion of prescribed programs of study previously approved by the board.
B. The board may delegate such authority to the president who is authorized to award and present board-conferred degrees and certificates and other approved credentials.
C. Academic degrees, diplomas and certificates shall have a uniform format and be consistent in their use of official institution/campus names and signatures of certifying officials according to guidelines adopted by the university administration.
IV. Delegation of Authority
The board may delegate such authority to the president. See RP 5.208(B).
V. Contact Information
Office of the Board of Regents, 956-8213, firstname.lastname@example.org
VII. Exhibits and Appendices
No Exhibits and Appendices found
Executive Administrator and Secretary of the Board of Regents
Approved as to Form:
October 31, 2014
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