Honors College records

Summary Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives
Eastern Michigan University
Honors College records
Date [inclusive]
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The Honors College Records are comprised primarily of administrative files, correspondence; evaluation reports and monthly reports; publications, including newsletters and handbooks; and the Michigan Board of Education Summer Institute handbooks. Materials were generated by the Honors College. The collection is intellectually arranged in four series: ADMINISTRATIVE FILES, including Board of Regents Recommendation, classes and course evaluations, faculty handbooks, general information regarding the college, and senior thesis guidelines; MONTHLY REPORTS; PUBLICATIONS including clippings,  The Honors Journal;  Honorable Mention Newsletter; and student handbooks; SUMMER INSTITUTE conducted by the Michigan State Board of Education on the Arts and Sciences. Although the records are comprehensive, they are not a complete record of the activities of the Honors College.

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Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Administrative history note

Beginning in 1984, under the guise of Dr. Robert Holkeboer, Dean of the Graduate School, who conceived, implemented and directed the new university-wide honors program. At its inception, the Eastern Michigan University Honors College, utilized innovative recruiting strategies which included annual competitions for 12 full-ride 4-year scholarships, and the program flourished in its first 5 years to over 900+ students. Today, the Honors College is housed in Starkweather Hall and continues to flourish with approximately 250 students admitted annually.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2012 January 13

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197

Conditions Governing Access note

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to use through the University Archives.

Accruals note

University Archives continues to add materials to the collection. To reflect additions, edits to the finding aid will occur at the end of each calendar year.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Universities and colleges Honors courses

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Collection Inventory

Administrative Files 

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Board of Regents Recommendations 1983 

1 1

Classes and Course Evaluations 1984-1988 

1 2

Departmental Correspondence 

1 3

Evaluation Report on Eastern Michigan University's Honors Program: Current Status and Future Direction 1999 

1 4

Faculty Handbook 2004-2005 

1 5

Feasibility Study 1983 

1 6

General Information 

1 7

Honors Student Association 

1 8

Presidential Scholars 2015-2016 

1 34

Program Correspondence 

1 9

Program Directory 

1 10

Programs, Honors Commencement Reception 

1 11

Senior Thesis and Project Guidelines 

1 12

Undergraduate Assistantships 

1 13

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Monthly Reports 

Box Folder


1 14


1 15


1 16


1 17


1 18

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Clippings 1985-2012 

1 19

Effects of Hands-On Experience on Students' Ability, Enjoyment, and Anxiety in Using Computer, Senior Thesis 1995 

1 20

The Honors Journal 1988-2015 

1 21

Honorable Mentions, Newsletter 1983-2002 

1 22-24

News Releases 

1 25

Student Handbook 1984-2008 

1 26-27

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Summer Institute, Michigan State Board of Education 

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1 28


1 29


1 30


1 31


1 32


1 33

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