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Honors Dean Jerry Herron elected NCHC Vice President

February 11, 2014

          At the conclusion of its recent election, the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) announced that Jerry Herron, Dean of the Irvin D. Reid Honors College at Wayne State University, had been elected as the organization’s new vice president. The NCHC is headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, and serves as the professional association of undergraduate Honors programs and colleges, Honors directors, deans, faculty, staff and students. The NCHC provides support for institutions and individuals developing, implementing, and expanding Honors education through curriculum development, program assessment, teaching innovation, national and international study opportunities, internships, service and leadership development, and mentored research.

          “I’m honored to have been elected by members of the National Collegiate Honors Council and look forward to serving the organization in the years ahead,” said Herron. “Through the NCHC, we will continue to support the highest standards of excellence in Honors education.”

          Herron’s term as a NCHC officer is for four years. This year, he begins his role as vice president, then will serve as president-elect, president, and past president in the following years.

          “We are delighted that Dean Herron has been elected as an officer of the NCHC. This will further enhance the outstanding Honors experience our students enjoy as members of the Irvin D. Reid Honors College and we are proud to be so well represented in this national organization,” said Margaret E. Winters, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Wayne State University.