National Collegiate Honors Council


Date of this Version

Fall 2005


Published in Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council 6:2, Fall/Winter 2005. Copyright © 2005 by the National Collegiate Honors Council.


The question “What is Honors?” could not have been posed at a better time for me: earlier this summer, I took up a new responsibility of directing the Western Oregon University (WOU) Honors Program while only in my fourth year at the university. Work has commenced at WOU to prepare for the accreditation process, which is also a wonderful opportunity to think about questions such as “What is Honors?”