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Does Participation in an Honors Program Lower GPAs?

A recent paper by a prominent honors director and associate cites three main concerns of parents and students about participating in an honors program: “They and/or their parents believe that honors classes at the university level require more work than non-honors courses, … Continue reading

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Purdue Honors College Dean to Chair National Honors Committee

Editor’s Note: The following post comes from the Purdue Honors College. Dean Rhonda Phillips will be an asset in bringing greater attention and support to honors programs and colleges within major public research universities. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — With honors … Continue reading

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Honors Education: More than Rubrics, Templates, and Outcomes

Editor’s note: The following essay is by Dr. Joan Digby, a professor at Long Island University and Director of the Honors program.  Although we look at basic “outcomes” in trying to evaluate public honors colleges and programs, we agree with … Continue reading

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