Clemson University Honors College Committee

Last Updated:   10/25/2022

Contact Name

Jenny Wirtz,
jwirtz@clemson.edu

Description

Clemson University Honors College Committee formulates and recommends policies and procedures for Clemson University Honors College to the Council on Undergraduate Studies. The faculty members on the committee serve as the curriculum committee for the Honors College and are thereby authorized to initiate interdisciplinary honors courses.

This committee is authorized and described in the Clemson University Faculty Manual. Changes to its description or composition should be initiated with the current President of the Faculty Senate.

Membership Composition

The chair is the Director of the Clemson University Honors College

Membership Composition - Clemson University Honors College Committee
Seat Type Quantity Term Length Date of Term Initiation Seat Filling Mechanism Voting or Non-Voting Other Factors
Regular Faculty Member, Senior Lecturer or Principal Lecturer (One per college and the libraries; nominees should have experience and interest in the Clemson University Honors College) 8 3 years August 15 Elected by faculty accorded voting rights in each college Voting  
Faculty Member (any) 1 1 year August 15 Appointed by Faculty Senate President Voting  
Faculty Member (any) (From the combined constituencies of the Dixon Senior Fellows, Clemson University Honors College seminar and colloquium instructors, and Bradbury Award recipients) 2 2 years August 15 Appointed by Director of the Honors College Voting  
Director of the Clemson University Honors College 1 By position Non-voting  
Associate Director of the Honors College 1 By position Non-voting  
Assistant Director of the Honors College 1 By position Non-voting  
Staff Member (Member of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions) 1 By position Non-voting  
Undergraduate Student 2 1 year August 15 Elected by Honors College Student Advisory Board Voting  
Undergraduate Student (Honors student) 1 1 year August 15 Appointed by Director of the Honors College Voting  
Non-voting appointee 0 Non-voting  

Membership List (Last Updated: 10/25/2022)

Changes to the current chair and membership list should be initiated with the Faculty Senate Office.

Chair

Chair List - Clemson University Honors College Committee
Name Chair Type Email* College or Division Department Term Start Term End
William Lasser Chair lasser

Members

Member List - Clemson University Honors College Committee
Name Seat Type Email* College or Division Department Service Start Service End
Elizabeth Cieniewicz Regular Faculty Member, Senior Lecturer or Principal Lecturer , Elected by faculty accorded voting rights in each college ecienie CAFLS Plant and Environmental Sciences 8/15/2020 8/14/2023
Beth Gilmore Regular Faculty Member, Senior Lecturer or Principal Lecturer , Elected by faculty accorded voting rights in each college gilmor5 CBSHS Communications 8/14/2024
Eliza Gallagher Regular Faculty Member, Senior Lecturer or Principal Lecturer , Elected by faculty accorded voting rights in each college egallag CECAS English & Science Education 8/14/2025
Jack Wolf Regular Faculty Member, Senior Lecturer or Principal Lecturer , Elected by faculty accorded voting rights in each college jackw CoB Finance 8/14/2025
Megan Che Regular Faculty Member, Senior Lecturer or Principal Lecturer , Elected by faculty accorded voting rights in each college sche CoE Teaching and Learning 8/14/2024
Joan Marler Regular Faculty Member, Senior Lecturer or Principal Lecturer , Elected by faculty accorded voting rights in each college jmarler CoS Physics and Astronomy 8/14/2025
Jennifer Groff Regular Faculty Member, Senior Lecturer or Principal Lecturer , Elected by faculty accorded voting rights in each college jgroff University Libraries 8/14/2024
Johannes Schmidt Faculty Member (any) , Appointed by Director of the Honors College schmidj CAAH Languages 8/14/2024
Kristine Vernon Faculty Member (any) , Appointed by Director of the Honors College kvernon CAFLS Animal Veterinary Sciences 8/22/2023
Neil Calkin Faculty Member (any) , Appointed by Director of the Honors College calkin CoS School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences 8/14/2023
Sarah Winslow Associate Director of the Honors College , By position swinslo Honors
Alexis Shepard Staff Member , By position klanham Office of Admissions
Grayson Cliff Undergraduate Student , Appointed by Director of the Honors College gcliff 8/15/2023
Raleigh Adams Undergraduate Student , Appointed by Director of the Honors College raleiga CAAH 8/15/2023
Austin Farkas Undergraduate Student , Appointed by Director of the Honors College wfarkas Undergraduate Student 8/14/2022
* Emails are @clemson.edu unless noted
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