Millersville University, Faculty Senate
University Honors Program Committee
1998-99 Annual Report
Submitted 5/4/99 by Marjorie Warmkessel,
|Marjorie Warmkessel, LIBR
|John Osborne HIST/Director UHP
||UHP (ex officio)
||Alison Lathrop ESCI/Asst. Director UHP
Resigned December 1998
|UHP (ex officio)
|Judi Roller, Assoc. Provost
||Provost (ex officio)
|Steven Miller, ENGL
|Anita Renfroe, MUSI
|Mary Glazier, SOCY
|Kirsten Madden, ECON
|James Cosentino, BIOL
||Science & Math
|Ronald Umble, MATH
||Science & Math
|Linda McDowell, EDFN
|Lucinda Ridley, SPED
|Scott Anderson, LIBR
The committee met 12 times this academic year; average attendance = 9
Motions forwarded to Senate:
Approved the following courses as new honors offerings:
Developed selection criteria and recommended procedures for implementing
new University Honors Program scholarships.
Recommended Dr. William Mech, Dean of the Honors College at Florida
Atlantic University, as consultant for the University Honors Program.
Coordinated Dr. Mech's 3-day visit to Millersville in March.
Called for applications for a new director for the University Honors
Program beginning in Fall, 1999. Reviewed applications and by
the end of the spring semester will have interviewed applicants and made a
recommendation to the provost.
Reviewed and made revisions to the cover sheet to accompany honors course
Reviewed applications and selected two students to participate in the 1999
SSHE Summer Honors Program, sponsored by California University,
covering issues of the Renaissance and Reformation in Europe.
- ENGL 333 (African American Literature I)
- ENGL 334 (African American Literature II)
- ECON 365 (History of Economic Thought)
Selected students to be recognized as outstanding Sophomore/Junior Honors
Student at the annual University Honors Program Banquet held April 5,
Approved granting of research funds to four students who had applied for
Summer Student Research grants.
Matters currently in committee:
Pending approval of GEOG226 (Political Geography).
Recommendation to provost regarding applicants for the position of
Director of the University Honors Program.
Continued discussions about the transition from an Honors Program to an
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