Honorary Degree Records

Records that document the coordinating activities of persons receiving honorary degrees from Emory University. File may include vitae, correspondence, recommendations, citations, and other related records.




Office of the Secretary

Retention Period

Retain a list of honoraries permanently; Retain all other records for current year plus one year.

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008