The Committee on Honorary Degrees consists of members of the Yale board of trustees, faculty members nominated by the president, a member of the University Council nominated by the Council, and alumni nominated by the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Association of Yale Alumni.
Members of the Board of Trustees
Eve Hart Rice ‘73 B.A. (Chair)
Harold W. Attridge
Sterling Professor of Divinity
Melvin Chen ’91 B.S.
Deputy Dean, Yale School of Music; Professor in the Practice
Nicholas Christakis ’84 B.S.
Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science
Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Sterling Professor of Immunobiology
Mary Miller ’78 M.A., ’81 Ph.D.
Sterling Professor Emeritus in the History of Art