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History of the Honors College

The Honors College at the University of Alabama in Huntsville began as the University Honors Program, which was established for entering freshmen during the 1989-1990 academic year. The first graduates were in the spring of 1993. There are currently around 440 students in the Honors College, distributed proportionately among all colleges. The number has grown steadily since 2007. Honors students comprise about 7% of the student body.
 
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Since the Program's inception in 1990 (with first graduates in 1993), there have been 243 graduates in Honors, 227 Honors Diplomas and 16 Honors Certificates. Here is the chart of graduates since 1993.Honors-graduates-by-year

Administrators

Honors Office Staff
Served
 
Ms. Betty Cole, Assistant
1993-2010
Ms. Bethany Wilson, Coordinator
2011-present
Director/Dean
Served
 
Dr. Ann Boucher, Director
1989-1995
Dr. Joyce Pettis (interim Director)
1995-1996
Dr. Richard Modlin, Director
1996-2002
Dr. John S. (Jerry) Mebane, Director
2002-2009
Dr. Harry S. Delugach, Director
2009-2014
Dr. William Wilkerson, Dean
2014-present