National Collegiate Honors Council


Date of this Version

Spring 2007


Published in Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council 8:2, Fall/Winter 2007. Copyright © 2007 by the National Collegiate Honors Council.


A common challenge in honors is gauging how much our respective programs should grow over a certain time period. Before that challenge can be fully addressed, however, several issues of a more rudimentary sort must be considered—issues concerning budget, scholarships, advising load, and development of community within the honors program. Essentially, directors must be able to financially support expansion (budget and scholarships) while not altering the environment of their programs (advising load and community development).