Honors Governance

The Honors program is an academic unit, reporting to the Associate Provost for Retention and Student Success, although it collaborates closely with Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Housing and Residential Life in the Division of Administration and Finance.

It serves all the colleges housed on the Big Rapids campus.

The dedicated people who make up the Honors staff are here to help you be a successful Honors student. They are:

peter bradley

Peter Bradley, Ph.D.
Director
Pickell 142B
231-591-2216

PeterBradley@ferris.edu

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Charles Malone

Charles J. Malone, MA, MFA
Honors Advisor
Pickell 142A
231.591.2811

CharlesMalone@ferris.edu

 
Bill Potter

William Potter
Associate Provost
Retention & Student Success
ASC 1016
231-591-2428

Deb Savides, Secretary Level 3 

Deb Savides
Secretary Level 3
Pickell 142
231 591 2216

DebSavides@ferris.edu

 
 Bianca Butler, Americorps Vista Volunteer, 2015-2016

Bianca Butler

AmeriCorps VISTA
Member
Suite 121, UC 
231-591-2685

Allegra Damari 

Allegra Damari

Part-Time Community Manager
Pickell 142
231 591 2216
AllegraDamari@ferris.edu

Supervision of all aspects of the Honors program belongs to the Director. The Director is advised by committees of faculty, staff, students and alumni in executing his or her duties.  These are:

Committee Membership Duties
Honors Council At least one member representing each college (including graduate programs) on the Big Rapids Campus; as well as representatives from Admissions, Office of International Education, Housing and Residential Life, the Center for Leadership and Career Services, the Center for Hispanic-Latin@ Studies, the Division of Diversity and Inclusion and representatives of Honors Student Council. Meetings are held monthly in the Honors program offices Advise the Director on the day-to-day operations of the Honors Program, with special attention paid to recruiting and retaining students.
Honors Alumni Advisory Board Composed of 9 members, it represents the interest of the Honors Program Alumni Association. Meetings are held biannually in Big Rapids. Advise the Director on the mission, vision and strategic plan of the Honors Program. Create and enrich opportunities for Alumni/ae to connect with current students, as well as give back to the Program.
Honors Curriculum Committee Four (4) faculty serving 3-year terms.   

 

The purpose of the Honors Curriculum Committee is to receive, review, and approve proposals for changes related to the curricula and courses designated as Honors, as well as Honors Program faculty status.

Honors Student Council Representatives of the Honors Programming Board's e-board, the Honors Peer Mentor Program's e-board, the editor of the Endeavor and at least 2 at-large students elected by the current student body. Administrate all business of the Honors Student Association, including but not limited to: reviewing and recommending Honors funded travel requests, Honors student contracts, and policies affecting co-curricular requirements.  Also serves as primary conduit for communication with current student body.