University Honors Council

University Honors Council

The role of the University Honors Council is to advise the Honors College Dean on matters pertinent to the Honors College and recommend general policy and direction for the College. Members are chosen for two year terms on the Council, representing either their college or other organization. The Council meets once a month.

Current membership

Members for the 2014-2015 academic year are as follows. The expiration (summer) of their current term is shown.

  • Two year terms:
    • Dr. John Schnell, BA, '16
    • Dr. Eric Fong, BA, '15
    • Dr. Rhonda Gaede, ENG, '16
    • Dr. Sherri Messimer, ENG, '15
    • Dr. Rolf Goebel, LA, '16
    • Dr. Evan Ragland, LA, '15
    • Dr. Ellise Adams, NUR, '16
    • Dr. Rebecca Davis, NUR, '15
    • Dr. Luis Cruz-Vera, SCI, '16
    • Dr. Robert Griffin, SCI, '15
    • Mr. David Moore, LIB, '15
    • Mr. Scott Royce, Housing
    • Vacant, Frank Franz Resident Director
  • One year or ex-officio:
    • Dr. Debra Moriarity, Co-chair of Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
    • Ms. Sydney Steele, Head Honors College Ambassador
    • Ms. Megan Anders, Honors Mentor Program Chair
    • Ms. Bethany Wilson, Honors College Coordinator
    • Dr. William Wilkerson, Director, Honors College, Chair

Makeup of the council

Membership on the Council is distributed as follows:

  • Two year terms (appointed in alternating years):
    • Two faculty from the College of Business Administration nominated by the dean.
    • Two faculty from the College of Engineering nominated by the dean.
    • Two faculty from the College of Liberal Arts nominated by the dean.
    • Two faculty from the College of Nursing nominated by the dean.
    • Two faculty from the College of Science nominated by the dean.
    • One faculty member from the Library nominated by the dean.
    • Two staff members from Housing
  • One year or ex-officio:
    • The chair of the Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee.
    • The Head Honors College Ambassador
    • The Chair of the Honors Mentor Program
    • The Honors College Coordinator
    • The Dean of the Honors College