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Advisory Committee

<EKU Honors alumni committee group

The Honors Advisory Committee exists to hear and approve matters of admissions, policy and curriculum. The committee consists of the executive director, associate directors and assistant director, as well as faculty representatives from each of the six academic colleges (two representatives from the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences and one representative from each of the remaining academic colleges), a staff representative and three student members (the current Eastern Honors Association (EHA) president, an appointee of the SGA president and an appointee of the executive director).


Committee Members

  • Dr. David Coleman (ex-officio committee chair, non-voting) (Executive Director)
  • Dr. Erik Liddell (ex-officio) (Associate Director)
  • Dr. Randi Polk (ex-officio) (Associate Director)
  • Mr. Kevin Watts (ex-officio) (Assistant Director)

One-Year Term

  • Dr. Beth Polin (College of Business and Technology)
  • Dr. Andrew Wigginton (College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
  • Dr. Socorro Zaragoza (College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences)

Two-Year Term

  • Dr. Tom Butler (College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences)
  • Dr. Dannie Moore (Vice President of Student Affairs)
  • Dr. Julie Duckart (College of Health Sciences)

Three-Year Term

  • Dr. Erin Eliassen (College of Education and Applied Human Sciences)
  • Steve Fohl (EKU Staff Representative)
  • Prof. David Fifer (College of Justice, Safety, and Military Science)

Student Members

  • Malina Gaworski (Elected EHA President, ex officio)
  • Chris Heavren (Honors Executive Director’s Appointee)
  • Taryn Ritchie (SGA President’s Appointee)