Honors Advisory Committee

Reports To:

Director of the Honors Program

Charge:

Provide review and advice concerning design and implementation of all aspects of the Honors Program (including curriculum, admission and retention criteria, and cocurricular program features and support); assist in the recruitment for the Honors Program; propose and review institutional support and visibility for campus-wide honor societies; encourage academic departments to provide students the option of pursuing majors "with honors," and propose general features that would characterize a major "with honors," and propose type(s) of recognition for the student graduating "with honors" in a major; monitor and propose changes when warranted in institution-wide GPA criteria for graduating with University honors; provide review and advice concerning enhancement of the visibility of recruitment, programming, and recognition for the achievement of students with high academic ability.

Status

Membership  Structure

Name

Area of Representation

Length of Term

Voting

One Dean

Dr. Gordon Anderson

Arts & Sciences

2009

One Chair

Dr. Michael Gallagher

Health Sciences

2010

At least one Faculty from each College

Dr. Keith Green

Arts & Sciences

2007

Dr. Martin Barrett

Business & Technology

2010

TBA

Clinical & Rehabilitative Health Sciences

20xx

Dr. Jack Rhoton

Education

2007

Dr. Michelle Duffoure

Medicine

2008

Dr. Joy Wachs

Nursing

2009

TBA

Pharmacy

20xx

Dr. Kurt Maier

Public Health

2010

Two Representatives from the Community

Mrs. Judith Odom

Johnson City

2007

Mrs. Leslie Pope

Johnson City/Kingsport

2007

One Honors Student from each Class (elected in September)

Chenoa Allen

Senior

2007

Angela Gross

Junior

2007

Chris Carroll

Sophomore

2007

Mathew Brewer

Freshman

2007

Justin Simpson

Midway

2007

Non-Voting/ Ex-Officio

Dean of Admissions (or Designee)

Dr. Ramona Williams (interim)

Enrollment Services

Indefinite

Vice President for University Advancement (or Designee)

Dr. Richard Manahan

University Advancement

Indefinite

Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Bert Bach

Academic Affairs

Indefinite