Honors College Staff


Richard Badenhausen

Richard Badenhausen

Honors College Dean
Alicia Cunningham-Bryant

Alicia Cunningham-Bryant

Director of Fellowship Advising
Stephanie Santarosa

Stephanie Santarosa

Assistant Director of Honors and Fellowship Advising
Julie Stewart

Julie Stewart

Assistant Director of Honors Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
Kael Weston

Kael Weston

Honors College Writer-In-Residence
Davor Simunovic

Davor Simunovic

Administrative Coordinator
  • Honors

Honors Council

The Honors Council works in conjunction with the dean of the Honors College to oversee and support the administration of the college on topics including:

  • Curricular matters
  • Recruitment, admissions, and retention
  • Selection and distribution of grants and awards
  • Enhancement of the student experience in Honors

Composition

Faculty members are appointed in consultation with the chair of the Honors Council for 2-year terms, with 3 from Arts and Sciences (Dave Goldsmith ’21, Kristjane Nordmeyer ’20, Russ Costa ’20), staggered so that not all of the positions come up for reappointment each year; 1 each from the Gore School of Business (Dick Chapman ’20) and the School of Nursing and Health Sciences (Han Kim ’21); and 1 at-large faculty member (Connie Etter ’21).

Ex Officio (Voting) Members

  • Dean of the Honors College, who also serves as chair of the Honors Council
  • The Assistant Director of Honors and Fellowship Advising
  • The Director of Fellowship Advising:
  • The Assistant Director of Honors Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
  • Representative from the Advising Staff
  • Assistant director of Admissions, or whichever Admissions position oversees the recruitment of high achieving students at the college.
  • 2 students, who are the president and vice president of the Student Honors Council, for 1-year terms.