The University Honors College governance structure consists of four advisory groups appointed by the Honors College Dean.
University Honors College Advisory Board
The University Honors College Advisory Board is an external community advisory body to the Honors College Dean.
Chair: Sarah Barton
University Honors College Council
The University Honors College Council serves as the primary governance body for the College. It advises the Honors College Dean in all matters including curriculum development, program review, and assessment.
Chair: Rob Lang, Professor, Engineering
Vice Chair: Maureen O’Malley, Associate Dean, School of Nursing
Task Force for Undergraduate Research & Scholarship
"Creating an institution of first choice for Alaskans requires the development of an institutional culture of discovery--research and creativity-- at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Discovery, engagement, and accountability are central to the success of UAA as an institution of first choice. Incorporating discovery into the entry level of higher education represents a paradigm shift meant to engage students in the process of critical thinking, inquiry, and systematic research early in their experience to help mold objectivity, creativity and civic responsibility in our graduates."
-- Task Force Recommendation (2002)
The Task Force on Undergraduate Research and Scholarship is charged with making recommendations to the Dean for creating and implementing opportunities for the following:
2012-2013 Task Force for Undergraduate Research & Scholarship
Chair: David Pfeiffer, Honors College Director of Undergraduate Research & Scholarship and Professor, Biological Sciences
University Honors Student Advisory Board
The University Honors Student Advisory Board (UHSAB) advises the Dean of the University Honors College concerning academic and student activities issues and integrates the student voice into the vision and development of the College.
Qualifications for UHSAB Membership:
Members of the Board are UHC students selected by the Dean of the University Honors College. Students must be of good character and possess strong leadership skills and school spirit. They must maintain a 3.3 GPA or higher. Once a student is a member of the Board, she/he must regularly attend Board meetings and advance Board initiatives.