Honors Council

The Honors Council, with representatives from each of the university's schools and colleges, sets the policies and outcomes for the Honors Program. It oversees all program elements, including the review of project and thesis proposals, and participates in the selection of each year's new students.

Honors Council Members

Dr. Veronica Acosta

Veronica Acosta, Ph.D.

Council Chair, Professor of Biology

School of Mathematics, Science and Engineering.

Dr. Acosta's Full Bio

Dr. Stephanie Grote-Garcia

Ann David, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Teacher Education

Dreeben School of Education.

Dr. David's Full Bio

Dr. Adela Coker

Rheaclare Fraser-Spears, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Feik School of Pharmacy

Dr. Fraser-Spears's Full Bio

Dr. Blaine Jacobs

Blaine Jacobs, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

School of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Jacobs' Full Bio

Dr. David Starkey

David Starkey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology

School of Mathematics, Science and Engineering.

Dr. Starkey's Full Bio

Dr. Dora Fitzgerald

Dora Fitzgerald, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communications

School of Media and Design.

Dr. Fitzgerald's Full Bio

Kelly Pittman

Kelly Pittman

Instructor of Accounting

H-E-B School of Business.

Kelly Pittman's Full Bio

Dr. Jakob Rinderknecht

Jakob Rinderknecht, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Pastoral Institute Director

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.

Dr. Rinderknecht's Full Bio

Joanna Soles

Joanna Soles, DHSc, ATC, LAT

Assistant Professor of Athletic Training

Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing and Health Professions.

Joanna Soles' Full Bio

Dr. Sarah Luna

Sarah Luna, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor

School of Physical Therapy.

Dr. Luna's Full Bio

Dr. Richard Trevino

Richard Trevino, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Associate Professor, Director of Faculty Affairs, Director of Residency

Rosenberg School of Optometry.

Dr. Trevino's Full Bio

Dr. Kevin B. Vichcales

Kevin B. Vichcales, Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Undergraduate and Graduate Education

Dean, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.
Sandy McMakin

Sandy McMakin

Dean of Student Success

Jessica De La Rosa

Jessica De La Rosa

Director of Admissions

Jean Loden

Jean Loden

Director, Honors Program