Italy stops Honorary Degree awards

Italian HE Minister bans honoraries shock The Italian HE minister has banned the award of honarary degrees according to the Chronicle, claiming that celebrity recipients bring dishonour. Citing the need to protect the “prestige” of Italy’s university system, the country’s higher-education minister, Fabio Mussi, ordered its 66 public universities on Wednesday to stop granting honorary … Continue reading Italy stops Honorary Degree awards