Nomination Form for the Degree of Doctor of Divinity - Honorus Causa

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INTRODUCTION

The Doctor of Divinity is the highest recognition conferred by Northwest. It is an honorary degree recognizing significant contributions in a candidate's chosen field. It is not intended to confer academic status or privileges, but to recognize and award outstanding achievement to the candidate in their field. Candidates must meet the following minimum criteria: a) Significant and long-standing (minimum 10 years) achievement in one of the following areas: scholarship, ministry, creative activity; b) Recognition by their peers of outstanding achievement; c) Evidence they have made a significant contribution to the advancement of the field chosen for evaluation; d) Evidence of consistent Christian testimony that will serve as a model to Northwest students, employees, and constituents.

NOMINATION PROCESS

Complete this nomination form, and submit it online along with the following required attachments: 1) Curriculum vitae, resume, or career summary of the nominee; 2) Copies of publications, or articles written by or about the nominee; 3) Two letters of support for this nomination from individuals who are peers or have direct personal or professional experience with the nominee, and have agreed to keep the name of the nominee in confidence.

SECTION 1 - ABOUT THE NOMINEE

SECTION 2 - CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE NOMINEE

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SECTION 3 - ABOUT THE NOMINATOR

I understand that all information concerning this nomination is confidential and hereby commit not to share any of the information it contains with the nominee or any other individual other than the Northwest Senate Chancellor and the individuals who have provided letters of support for this nomination. I acknowledge that the Senate of Northwest will not respond to nominators about the status of their nomination beyond confirmation of the receipt of the nomination unless further information is required, and that, should the Senate, for whatever reason not grant the Honorary DD to the nominee, the reasons for this decision will be held in confidence and not shared with either the nominator or the nominee.

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