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Disagree with the merge proposal. There are many instances when the expression doesn't apply to the academic world. Chicbyaccident (talk) 18:02, 15 January 2017 (UTC)
After nearly a decade, this "article" has remained at the level of stub with only 377 bytes and with only the reference to its application to the academic world. So either someone is able to expand its meaning to other aspects, or it is to be merged with honorary degree. --Mauro Lanari (talk) 06:59, 18 January 2017 (UTC)