We acknowledge and honour outstanding or significant personal achievement, and outstanding or significant contributions to society or to the University through the awarding of Honorary Degrees and the titles of Fellow of the University and Fellow of WAAPA.
The Honorary Degree is our most prestigious honorary award, and the title of Fellow (of the University or of WAAPA) is a high-level University honour.
The Honorary Awards Committee is a standing committee of Council. The Committee considers and recommends to Council on nominations for honorary awards and titles.
For further information on the Honorary Awards Committee please visit the Committee web page.
The Hon Dr Hendy Cowan AO
Ms Kelly Hick
Professor Steve Chapman CBE
Associate Professor Mark McMahon
Chairperson of the Academic Board
Mrs Julie Proud
One other member of Council
Professor Caroline Barratt-Pugh; and
Professor Ross Dowling OAM
Two members nominated by the Academic Board
Mr Lewis Price
ECU Guild President
Associate Professor Andrew Woodward
Representative from University Executive
Honorary Award nominations for 2016 are now open to all ECU staff (excepting casual and honorary staff members). Nomination forms (see "Downloads") will be available from Tuesday 1st March 2016 with nominations closing by 5.00pm Friday 18th March 2016.
Enquiries can be directed to Lyn Graham, either by telephone on 6304 2627, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The policy Honorary Awards of the University sets out the criteria for these awards, and describes the processes of nomination, recommendation and approval.
The purpose of the Honorary Awards Working Group is to consider, assess and recommend to the Honorary Awards Committee suitable candidates for an honorary award. The Honorary Awards Working Group is responsible under delegation from Council for assessing, deliberating and reporting on: suitable candidates for the honorary awards of: a) Honorary Degree b) Fellow of the University c) Fellow of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and d) Emeritus Professor.
Professor Cobie Rudd
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Planning) Chair
Mr Scott Henderson
Vice-President (Corporate Services)
Professor Simon Ridings
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and President (International)
Professor Colleen Hayward AM
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Equity & Indigenous)
Mr Phillip Draber
Director, Office of Risk & Assurance
Ms Sonia Mackay-Coghill
Director, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Mrs Janice Tracey
Director, Office of Governance Services