Meet the Honors Council

The Program Director, Dr. Amy Kovach, assisted by the Honors Council, is responsible for administering all aspects of the Honors Program:

  • Facilitating the application and assessment of prospective participants
  • Coordinating Honors First-Year-Seminar and general-education Honors courses
  • Planning and administering Honors events and special activities
  • Communicating program information to prospective students, student participants, faculty, and administration


Denise Johnson, Ed.D.

Undergraduate Program Director; Associate Professor of Education

Amy Kovach, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Jeffrey McPherson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Christian Theology; Chair, Department of Religion and Philosophy

Ervin Starr, Ph.D.

Professor of Management; Director, Undergraduate Business Program