Honors Committee
(Bylaws, Article 4.6.3)

Membership of HC

4.6.3 Honors Committee 

4.6.3.1 Composition

(A) Faculty Representation

1.  One faculty representative from the Baccalaureate Council shall be chosen by the faculty of the Baccalaureate Council.

2.  One faculty representative shall be appointed by the curriculum committee of each undergraduate degree-granting college except the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

3.  Three faculty representatives shall be appointed by the curriculum committee of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to represent the areas of the humanities, the social sciences, and other sciences.

4.  One faculty representative shall be appointed by the faculty of the University Libraries.

5.  The chair shall be elected by the voting members of the Honors Committee and shall serve a one-year renewable term beginning in the fall semester.

(B) Student Representation

1.  Five student members shall be selected by all students enrolled in the honors program from among the students in the program, one to be nominated to serve on the Baccalaureate Council.

(C) Administrative Representation. The vice provost for undergraduate education and the director of University Honors shall be ex officio, nonvoting members.

4.6.3.2 Duties

(A) To advise the director for University Honors on the administration of the program.

(B) To monitor and evaluate the University Honors Program, and to make recommendations for its improvement.

(C) To evaluate individual components of the University Honors Program and make recommendations to the colleges and departments for their improvement.

(D) To participate in the selection of the director for University Honors.

(E) To advise the director for University Honors on extracurricular components of the program.

(F) To report its work to the Baccalaureate Council.

 

4.6. Standing Committees of the Baccalaureate Council

4.6.1 General

4.6.1.3 Faculty members appointed to a standing committee by a college curriculum committee shall serve a three-year, renewable term beginning in the fall semester. Terms of college appointees shall be staggered.

4.6.1.4 Student members on the committees shall serve one-year, renewable terms beginning in the fall semester.

Honors Committee
The HC meets generally on the first Friday of the month during the academic year, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
2022-2023 meeting dates: Sep 2, Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 2, Feb 3, Mar 3, Apr 7, May 5

MEMBERSHIP
2021-2022
2022-2023
2023-2024
2024-2025
BC Faculty
Trude Jacobsen
Business
Barton Sharp
Barton Sharp Barton Sharp Barton Sharp
Education
Melanie Koss Melanie Koss Melanie Koss
Engineering & Engineering Technology
*Nicholas Pohlman Nicholas Pohlman Nicholas Pohlman
Health and Human Sciences
Melissa Clucas Walter
Melissa Clucas Walter
Melissa Clucas Walter
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Social Sciences
Ches Thurber for Schraufnagel
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Humanities
Natalie Joy for Cassidy Natalie Joy for Cassidy
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Natural Sciences
TBD for Chakraborty Larry Lurio for Chakraborty Larry Lurio for Chakraborty
Visual and Performing Arts
Jeremy Floyd Jeremy Floyd Jeremy Floyd
University Libraries
Dee Anna Phares Dee Anna Phares
Students (5)
Rachel Cormier
Alicia Larouech
Leif Verace
Ayanna Johnson
Brian Acosta
 
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Omar Ghrayeb Omar Ghrayeb
+ Director for University Honors
Andrea Radasanu Andrea Radasanu

* chair
+ ex officio, nonvoting
++ nonvoting

Contact Us

University Council
Altgeld Hall 103

Peter Chomentowski
President, Faculty Senate
Chair, University Council
815-753-9306
pchomentowski@niu.edu

Pat Erickson
Administrative Assistant
815-753-1732
pje@niu.edu

Steven Howell
Faculty Personnel Advisor
showell2@niu.edu

Linda Saborío
Faculty Advisory Council to the IBHE
lsaborio@niu.edu

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