Affiliation with the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) and the Great Plains Honors Council (GPHC)
The Honors College staff has an extensive history of involvement with regional and national organizations committed to honors education. Dr. Keith Garbutt, Honors College Dean, has written and presented on issues such as the impact of merit aid on socioeconomic diversity, support for first-generation students, and student leadership. His most recent publication is "The Other Culture: Science and Mathematics Education in Honors" in 2012, an NCHC monograph edited with Ellen B. Buckner. Dr. Garbutt also serves as Chair of the NCHC Science and Mathematics Committee.
Jessica Roark, Honors College Assistant Director, currently serves as Co-Chair of the NCHC Honors Advising Committee. She is also an NCHC-Certified Site Visitor and a Past President of the Great Plains Honors Council.
For additional information about the NCHC and GPHC, please see the links below.