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Courtesy titles

  • All individuals who have earned a doctoral degree should be recognized with a Dr. title on first reference.

  • A Dr. courtesy title is only used in the first reference to an individual.

  • Capitalize professional titles when they precede a name, but lowercase if used after a person’s name.

  • Do not use both a courtesy title and professional title before an individual’s name. Separate the titles. Example: Dr. Aondover Tarhule, interim president