Honors Program

Quality Indicators

Honors Program Mission

The mission of the Honors Program at Washburn University is to provide highly motivated and academically talented students with enriched educational experiences in and out of the classroom, enabling and empowering them to realize their full potential as critical thinkers, informed global citizens, and agents of change. Toward this end, the program provides curricular and co-curricular experiences supporting, promoting, and rewarding excellence in academic rigor, research and scholarship, leadership, and service learning.

Honors Advisory Board

Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

Name

Department

Subcommittee or Role(s)

Term

Christa Bixler

Admissions

Scholarship...

2017-

Mindy Rendon

Residential Living

Scholarship...

2017-

Debbie Isaacson

School of Nursing

Curriculum...

2014-2016

Dmitri Nizovtsev

General Education Representative

N/A

Joel Bluml

Student Life

Scholarship...

2017-

Jack Williamson

Honors Student Council, President

2017-

Jean Sanchez

School of Applied Studies

Curriculum...

2016-2018

Jennifer Ball

School of Business, Faculty Senate Representative

Curriculum...

2016-2018

Jennifer Jenkins

Academic Success

Scholarship...

N/A

John Burns

Education/Kinesiology

Curriculum...

2015-2017

Bayley Baker

WSGA representative

2017-

Kelly Erby

Social Sciences

Curriculum...

2015-2017

Martha Placeras

Creative and Performing Arts

Curriculum...

2016-2018

Matthew Cook

Natural Science and Mathematics

Curriculum...

2016-2018

Jennifer McGraw

Financial Aid

Scholarship...

2017-

David Ober

Leadership Institute

Scholarship...

2017-

Kerry Wynn

University Honors Dean (Chair)

N/A

Steve Hageman

Mabee Library

Scholarship...

2017-

Geoff Way

Humanities

Curriculum...

2017-