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Committees of the Honors Program

Committees of the Honors Program

Supervision of all aspects of the Honors program belongs to the Director. The Director is advised by committees of faculty, staff, students and alumni in executing his or her duties. These are:

Honors Council

Membership

At least one member representing each college (including graduate programs) on the Big Rapids Campus; as well as representatives from Admissions, Office of International Education, Housing and Residential Life, the Center for Leadership and Career Services, the Center for [email protected] Studies, the Division of Diversity and Inclusion and representatives of Honors Student Council. Meetings are held monthly in the Honors program offices.

Duties

Advise the Director on the day-to-day operations of the Honors Program, with special attention paid to recruiting and retaining students.

Honors Alumni Advisory Board

Membership

Composed of 9 members, it represents the interest of the Honors Program Alumni Association. Meetings are held biannually in Big Rapids.

Duties

Advise the Director on the mission, vision and strategic plan of the Honors Program. Create and enrich opportunities for Alumni/ae to connect with current students, as well as give back to the Program.

HONORS FACUTY COMMITTEES

Membership

Faculty serve 3-year terms.

  • Honors Curriculum Committee: responsible for Honors courses and sections.
  • Honors Admissions Committee: responsible for admissions decisions
  • Honors Completion Committee: outstanding senior and symposium
  • Assessment working group: oversees assessment of the program

Honors Student Council

Membership

Representatives of the Honors Programming Board's e-board, the Honors Peer Mentor Program's e-board, the editor of the Endeavor and at least 2 at-large students elected by the current student body.

Duties

Administrate all business of the Honors Student Association, including but not limited to: reviewing and recommending Honors funded travel requests, Honors student contracts, and policies affecting co-curricular requirements. Also serves as primary conduit for communication with current student body.