Undergraduate Honors Program Board

Purpose & Function:

The Undergraduate Honors Program Board meets with the Director of Honors and Fellowships

  • to promote the identification of potential honors students,
  • to provide experiences for honors students that will enhance their opportunities after graduation,
  • to link faculty and students for mentoring and collaborative research,
  • to oversee and develop the honors degree program,
  • to select membership in the Kappa Gamma Pi honor society,
  • to select recipient of the Kappa Gamma Pi medal for excellence.

Membership & Selection:

Director of Honors and Fellowships (Chair)
One full time faculty member from each college
One full time faculty member from the School of Architecture
Dean of Students
One representative of the Registrar's Office
One representative of the Undergraduate Admissions Office
 

Faculty are appointed by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Representative of the Registrar's Office is appointed by the Registrar.

Representative of the Undergraduate Admissions Office is appointed by the Director of University Admissions.

Term:

Faculty - three years with possibility of reappointment.

Other appointments - one year with possibility of reappointment.

Meetings:

Meetings are held once or twice per semester.

Reports To:

  Vice President for Academic Affairs

History:

10/02/92 - Established as Honors Advisory Board by the President of the University.
11/25/02 - Revision approved by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
05/02/08 - Title change to Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
07/01/11 - Title change to Vice President for Academic Affairs.
08/16/12 - Title change of Committee to Undergraduate Honors Program Board approved by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
08/28/12 - Membership revision approved by the Vice President for Academic Affairs to include the addition of a faculty representative of the School of Architecture and the removal of students from the membership.  Membership responsibility of appointment of faculty representatives changed from the Dean of the Reap College of Education and Human Development to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.