National Collegiate Honors Council


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Honors in Practice, 2021, Vol. 17:3–6


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Jeffrey A. Portnoy offers some history of the journals and monographs published by the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) as well as insights into the work done by NCHC’s Publications Board and its editors. He provides several morals or lessons based on his leadership roles and long career in honors education.

(What follows is a slightly revised version of the address that Jeffrey A. Portnoy delivered on December 18, 2020, at the Zoom Awards Ceremony during the COVID pandemic. Portnoy received the Founders Award in recognition of his inauguration and editorship of NCHC publications during the past two decades.)