Steering Committee

Powers & Duties

Powers and duties of the Honors Steering Committee include providing direction on honors education at Iowa, advising on major policies for Honors at Iowa, and serving as representatives of the Honors Program in their departments or units. Meetings usually occur twice each fall and spring semester. The Honors Director prepares the agendas, chairs meetings, and keeps records as the committee finds useful. Any member may offer items for discussion as the Honors Steering Committee sees fit.

Selection & Appointment

Selection of the Honors Steering Committee is to represent major campus constituencies of the Honors Program. It includes the Honors Director, the Honors Associate Director, faculty representatives from all five of the degree-granting undergraduate colleges, as well as a student representative from the Honors at Iowa population. It also includes representatives from the Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development and the Office of Admissions. Faculty members serve three-year terms, which are renewable once. Appointment is by the Honors Director after consultation with college deans or their representatives.

Committee Directory

Student Advisory Committee

Powers and Duties

A group of heavily involved honors students from a variety of disciplines give their perspective on new ideas and initiatives as Honors Student Advisory Board members. These students serve as the Honors Outreach Ambassadors. Powers and Duties of the Honors Student Advisory Committee include providing direction on honors education at Iowa, advising on major policies for Honors at Iowa, and serving as representatives of the Honors Program. Its meetings are normally scheduled by the Honors Director, and they usually occur three times a semester. The Honors Director prepares the agendas, chairs meetings, and keeps records. Any member may offer items for discussion as the Committee sees fit.